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Drop Dead Gorgeous

2 Ratings: 2.0
A movie directed by Michael Patrick Jann

There can be only one Miss Teen Princess and an overbearing mother will stop at nothing to make sure her daughter wins a beauty contest. A twisted comedy set in a small Minnesota town loaded with some very unladylike behavior. Watch out for the affected … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Comedies
Cast: Ellen Barkin
Release Date: 1999
MPAA Rating: PG-13
2 reviews about Drop Dead Gorgeous
review by . August 30, 2000
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Pros: Really funny; Great commentary on pageant life     Cons: Some things are just plum offensive and need to be taken with a grain of salt.     Yes, I admit it. I am a product of an adolescence spent in pageants. From 1991 through 1994, I competed in three major pageants: Miss National Tenager, Junior Miss, and Ms. Barbizon International. I traveled to various places in my state and even down to an Antonio, TX, for a national competition. I met many different …
review by . July 08, 2000
Pros: .......     Cons: Kirstie Alley     Who cares how plastic the world of beauty pageants are when they can shake up fodder like this to satire them? Despite its' successful humorous outlook at the entire beauty pageant industry, there were actually some values lurking behind that hairspray and lipgloss. The first time I watched it I simply thought it was another of those Texas Cheerleader Killer Mom type movies or slapstick like Airplane or Naked Gun series, …
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