AFI Catalog of Feature Films
Movie Detail
Name Occurs Before Title Offscreen Credit Print Viewed By AFI
Pretty Woman
Director: Garry Marshall (Dir)
Release Date:   1990
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles opening: 23 Mar 1990; New York opening: week of 23 Mar 1990
Duration (in mins):   118
Print this page
Display Movie Summary


Cast:   Richard Gere (Edward Lewis)  
    Julia Roberts (Vivian Ward)  
    Ralph Bellamy (James Morse)  
    Jason Alexander (Philip Stuckey)  
    Laura San Giacomo (Kit De Luca)  
  And Hector Elizondo (The hotel manager) as
    Alex Hyde-White (David Morse)  
    Amy Yasbeck (Elizabeth Stuckey)  
    Elinor Donahue (Bridget)  
  The Party: Judith Baldwin (Susan)  
    Jason Randal (Magician)  
    Bill Applebaum (Howard)  
    Tracy Bjork (Female guest)  
  [and] Gary Greene (Male guest)  
  Hollywood Boulevard: William Gallo (Carlos)  
    Abdul Salaam El Razzac (Happy man)  
    Hank Azaria (Detective)  
    Larry Hankin (Landlord)  
    Julie Paris (Rachel)  
    Rhonda Hansome (Bermuda)  
    Harvey Keenan (Man in car)  
    Marty Nadler (Tourist man)  
    Lynda Goodfriend (Tourist woman)  
    Reed Anthony (Cruiser)  
    Frank Campanella (Pops)  
    Jacqueline Woolsey (Artist)  
    Cheri Caspari (Angel)  
  [and] Scott A. Marshall (Skateboard kid)  
  Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel: Patrick Richwood (Night elevator operator Dennis)  
    Kathi Marshall (Day desk clerk)  
    Laurelle Brooks (Night desk clerk)  
    Don Feldstein (Male desk clerk)  
    Marvin Braverman (Room service waiter)  
    Alex Statler (Night doorman)  
    Jeff Michalski (Day doorman)  
    Patrick D. Stuart (Day bellhop)  
    Lloyd T. Williams (Bellhop)  
    R. Darrell Hunter (Darryl the limo driver)  
    James Patrick Dunne (Lounge pianist)  
    Valorie Armstrong (Woman in lobby)  
    Steve Restivo (Italian businessman)  
    Rodney Kageyama (Japanese businessman)  
  [and] Douglas Stitzel (American businessman)  
  Beverly Hills: Larry Miller (Mr. Hollister)  
    Dey Young (Snobby saleswoman)  
    Shane Ross (Marie)  
    Carol Williard (Saleswoman)  
    Minda Burr (Saleswoman)  
    Robyn Peterson (Saleswoman)  
    Mariann Aalda (Saleswoman)  
    RC Everbeck (Tie salesman)  
    Michael French (Maitre d')  
  [and] Allan Kent (Waiter)  
  Polo game: Stacy Keach, Sr. (Senator Adams)  
    Lucinda Sue Crosby (Olsen sister)  
    Nancy Locke (Olsen sister)  
    Calvin Remsberg (Sod stomping announcer)  
    Lloyd Nelson (Game announcer)  
    Norman Large (Polite husband)  
  [and] Tracy Reiner (Woman at car)  
  Stuckey's law office: Tom Nolan (Vance)  
    John David Carson (Mark)  
  [and] Daniel Bardol (Jake)  
  Opera: Karin Calabro ("Violetta")  
    Bruce Eckstut ("Alfredo")  
    Amzie Strickland (Matron)  
  [and] Mychael Bates (Usher)  

Summary:  

Production Company: Touchstone Pictures (The Walt Disney Company)
  Silver Screen Partners IV  
Production Text: A Garry Marshall Film
Distribution Company: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. (The Walt Disney Company)
Director: Garry Marshall (Dir)
  Walter Von Huene (2d unit dir)
  Roger Joseph Pugliese (Prod mgr)
  Ellen H. Schwartz (1st asst dir)
  Bettiann Fishman (2d asst dir)
Producer: Arnon Milchan (Prod)
  Steven Reuther (Prod)
  Laura Ziskin (Exec prod)
  Gary W. Goldstein (Co-prod)
  Walter Von Huene (Assoc prod)
Writer: J. F. Lawton (Wrt)
Photography: Charles Minsky (Dir of photog)
  Michael Genne (Cam op)
  Philip Caplan (Cam op)
  Tom Connole (1st asst cam)
  Ross Judd (1st asst cam)
  Frank Delboccio (2d asst cam)
  Carl Boles (Chief lighting tech)
  Ken Tosic (Asst lighting tech)
  Keith Orefice (Best boy)
  Ben Beaird (Key grip)
  Anthony R. Collier (Key best boy grip)
  Mike Schwake (Dolly grip)
  Gary Beaird, Sr. (Grip)
  Ron Batzdorff (Still photog)
  Technicolor® (Processing by)
Art Direction: Albert Brenner (Prod des)
  David Haber (Art dir)
Film Editor: Priscilla Nedd (Ed)
  Raja Gosnell (Film ed)
  Thomas Bryant (1st asst ed)
  Craig Conwell (Asst ed)
  Tommy Dorsett (Asst ed)
Set Decoration: Garrett Lewis (Set dec)
  Rick Young (Prop master)
  Mychael Bates (Asst prop master)
  Antoinette J. Gordon (Set des)
  Ken Scaife (Const coord)
  Frank B. Nieves (Const foreman)
  Donald G. Helderle (Const foreman)
  A. J. Leonardi (Standby painter)
  Mark Woods (Leadman)
Costumes: Marilyn Vance-Straker (Cost des)
  Cerruti 1881 Paris (Selected wardrobes for Pretty Woman by)
  Dan Lester (Cost supv)
  Elinor Bardach (Key cost)
  Carlane Passman (Set cost)
Music: James Newton Howard (Mus)
  Ellen Segal (Mus ed)
  Shawn Murphy (Mus scoring mixer)
  Robert Schaper (Mus scoring mixer)
  Michael Mason (Addl scoring eng)
  James Newton Howard (Orch)
  Jack Hayes (Orch)
  Brad Dechter (Orch)
  Marty Paich (Orch cond by)
Sound: Jim Webb (Sd mixer)
  Randy Johnson (Boom op)
  Harrison D. Marsh (Cableman)
  Dimension Sound (Sd editing)
  Michael Hilkene (Supv sd ed)
  Joe Mayer (Supv ADR ed)
  Chris Jargo (ADR ed)
  Eric Lindemann (Sd ed)
  Jeremy Gordon (Sd ed)
  John O. Wilde (Sd ed)
  Robert Fitzgerald (Sd ed)
  Doug Jackson (Sd ed)
  Gary Krivacek (Sd ed)
  David Lee Hagberg (Asst sd ed)
  Thomas W. Small (Asst sd ed)
  Terry Porter (Re-rec mixer)
  Mel Metcalfe (Re-rec mixer)
  David J. Hudson (Re-rec mixer)
  The Buena Vista Sound Studios (Re-rec at)
Special Effects: Gary Zink (Spec eff coord)
  Robert Dawson (Main title des)
  Cinema Research Corporation (Titles and opticals)
Make Up: Bob Mills (Makeup)
  Carol O'Connell (Hairstylist)
Production Misc: Dianne Crittenden (Casting)
  Dori Zuckerman (Addl casting)
  Central Casting (Extras casting)
  Adell Aldrich (Scr supv)
  Angel Pine (Post-prod supv)
  Diane Frazen (Exec asst to Mr. Marshall)
  Blair Richwood (Secy to Mr. Marshall)
  Sandy Isaac (Asst to Ms. Ziskin)
  Douglass Yellin (Asst to Mr. Reuther)
  Carolyn Quinn (Asst to Mr. Reuther)
  Judy Hallin (Asst to the prods)
  Jonathan Southard (Asst to Mr. Gere)
  Julie Rosser (Asst to Ms. Roberts)
  Pat Chapman (Prod coord)
  Elyse Katz (Asst prod coord)
  Ronnie Chong (DGA trainee)
  George Herthel (Loc mgr)
  Wallace Uchida (Asst loc mgr)
  Wendy S. Hallin (Prod asst)
  Claudio Jacobellis (Prod asst)
  David Katz (Prod asst)
  Sharyn Shimada-Huggins (Prod asst)
  Craig Isaac (Prod asst)
  Sundae Jahant (Prod asst)
  Allen E. Taylor (Prod accountant)
  Kim Wozniak (1st asst accountant)
  Katherine Moore & Associates (Unit pub)
  Tom E. Thomas (Transportation coord)
  Tom Briggs (Transportation capt)
Stand In: Rick Avery (Stunt coord)
Color Personnel: Ron Lambert (Col timer)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

Music: "Vivaldi: Autumn ('The Four Seasons')," by Antonio Vivaldi, as arranged and performed by Lee Ashley, courtesy of Capitol Production Music/Ole Georg; "Vivaldi: Spring ('The Four Seasons')," by Antonio Vivaldi, as arranged and performed by Lee Ashley, courtesy of Capitol Production Music/Ole Georg; "Vivaldi: Winter ('The Four Seasons')," by Antonio Vivaldi, as arranged and performed by Lee Ashley, courtesy of Capitol Production Music/Ole Georg; Richard Gere's piano solo written and performed by Richard Gere; "Songbird," written and performed by Kenny G, courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.; "She Rescues Him Right Back," composed by Thomas Pasatieri.
Songs: "Five for Louie," written by Karen Hernandez, performed by Karen Hernandez, Eugene Wright and Earl Palmer; "King of Wishful Thinking," written by Martin Page, Peter Cox and Richard Drummie, Performed by Go West, courtesy of EMI, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.; "Real Wild Child (Wild One)," written by Johnny O'Keefe, Johnny Greenan and Dave Owen, performed by Christopher Otcasek, courtesy of EMI, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.; "Show Me Your Soul," written by Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and John Frusciante, performed by Red Hot Chili Peppers, courtesy of EMI, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.; "'Fame' 90," written by David Bowie, John Lennon and Carlos Alomar, performed by David Bowie, courtesy of Rykodisc; "Life in Detail," written by Robert Palmer and Allen Powell, performed by Robert Palmer, courtesy of EMI, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.; "Tangled," written by Scott Cutler and Jane Wiedlin, performed by Jane Wiedlin, courtesy of EMI, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.; "Kiss," written by Prince; "Wild Women Do," written by Matthew Wilder, Greg Prestopino and Sam Lorber, performed by Natlie Cole, courtesy of EMI, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.; "Oh, Pretty Woman," written by Roy Orbison and William Dees, performed by Roy Orbison, courtesy of CBS Special Products, a division of CBS Records, Inc.; "You Don't Understand," written by Clarence Williams, Spencer Williams and Jimmie Johnson, performed by Grand Dominion Jazz Band, courtesy of Stomp Off Records; "One Sweet Letter from You," written by Harry Warren, Sidney Clare and Lew Brown, performed by Grand Dominion Jazz Band, courtesy of Triangle Jazz Ltd.; "Fallen," written and performed by Lauren Wood, courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc., by arrangement with Warner Special Products; Selections from "La Traviata," by Giuseppe Verdi, arranged and conducted by Thomas Pasatieri; "It Must Have Been Love," written by Per Gessle, performed by Roxette, courtesy of EMI, a division of Capitol Records, Inc., by arrangement with EMI Svenska AB; "No Explanation," written by David Foster, Linda Thompson-Jenner, Bill LaBounty and Beckie Foster, performed by Peter Cetera, courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Composer: Spencer Williams
  Carlos Alomar
  David Bowie
  Lew Brown
  Sidney Clare
  Peter Cox
  Scott Cutler
  William Dees
  Richard Drummie
  Flea
  Beckie Foster
  David Foster
  John Frusciante
  Kenny G
  Richard Gere
  Per Gessle
  Johnny Greenan
  Karen Hernandez
  Jimmie Johnson
  Anthony Kiedis
  Bill LaBounty
  John Lennon
  Sam Lorber
  Johnny O'Keefe
  Roy Orbison
  Dave Owen
  Martin Page
  Robert Palmer
  Thomas Pasatieri
  Allen Powell
  Greg Prestopino
  Prince
  Chad Smith
  Linda Thompson-Jenner
  Antonio Vivaldi
  Harry Warren
  Jane Wiedlin
  Matthew Wilder
  Clarence Williams
  Lauren Wood
Source Text:

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Touchstone Pictures, a.a.d.o. the Walt Disney Company 16/3/1990 dd/mm/yyyy PA454810

PCA NO: 30198
Physical Properties: Sd: Dolby Stereo® in selected theatres
  col:
  Lenses/Prints: Lenses and Panaflex® camera by Panavision®

 
Genre: Romantic comedy

Note:  

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   19 Mar 1990   p. 5.
Los Angeles Times   23 Mar 1990   p. 14.
New York Times   23 Mar 1990   p. 20.
Variety   21 Mar 1990   p. 20.

Display Movie Summary
The American Film Institute is grateful to Sir Paul Getty KBE and the Sir Paul Getty KBE Estate for their dedication to the art of the moving image and their support for the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and without whose support AFI would not have been able to achieve this historical landmark in this epic scholarly endeavor.
 
Advanced Search
Support our efforts to preserve hisotory of film
Support our efforts to preserve hisotory of film

© 2014 American Film Institute.
All rights reserved.
Terms of use.