Most Popular Pygmalion Movies and TV Shows
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4. My Fair Lady (1964)
G | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical
Snobbish phonetics Professor Henry Higgins (Sir Rex Harrison) agrees to a wager that he can make flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) presentable in high society.
Votes: 80,927 | Gross: $72.00M
5. Mannequin (1987)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.
Votes: 27,160 | Gross: $42.72M
6. Sabrina (1995)
PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Votes: 34,443 | Gross: $53.67M
7. Drive Me Crazy (1999)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Nicole and Chase used to be BFFs, then junior high happened. The high school centennial dance is coming but Nicole gets dumped. So does Chase. They stage a relationship to get at their exes. They visit each other's worlds. Love in the air?
Votes: 17,228 | Gross: $17.85M
8. Whatever Works (2009)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A middle-aged, misanthropic divorcée from New York City surprisingly enters a fulfilling, Pygmalion-type relationship with a much younger, unsophisticated Southern girl.
Votes: 67,703 | Gross: $5.31M
9. B*A*P*S (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy
Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but eventually become B*A*P*S (Black American Princesses).
Votes: 4,652 | Gross: $7.24M
10. The Shape of Things (2003)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A quiet, unassuming man begins to change in a major way as a result of meeting a new, art-student girlfriend, and his friends are unsettled by the transformation.
Votes: 10,574 | Gross: $0.73M
12. Mad Love (1935)
Passed | 68 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
In France, an insane surgeon's obsession with an actress from England leads him to replace her pianist husband's hands that got mangled in an accident with the hands of a late knife murderer which still have the urge to throw knives.
13. Pygmalion (1938)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A phonetics and diction expert makes a bet that he can teach a cockney flower girl to speak proper English and pass as a lady in high society.
Votes: 7,270 | Gross: $3.05M
14. Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (1985)
Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The normally friendly village of Lymston is plagued by vile anonymous letters. When a mother of three takes her own life, following such a letter, Ms. Marple is not at all convinced things are as they seem.
15. Born Yesterday (1993)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
A businessman comes to Washington with his ex Vegas showgirl girlfriend, and after some embarrassments, he hires a reporter as tutor to smarten her up. She turns out to be smart, sucks up knowledge and questions things. Trouble?
Votes: 3,553 | Gross: $17.95M
16. Strictly Business (1991)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Romance
Two black friends, one of lighter skin complexion than the other, try to use each other to improve their social and professional positions.
Votes: 1,723 | Gross: $7.68M
19. Sweet Hostage (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
An escaped mental patient kidnaps an illiterate teenage farm girl and takes her to his mountain hide-away, where they soon become friends and, eventually, lovers.
20. What a Woman! (1956)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
A photographer named Corrado snaps a picture of Antonietta. When it shows up on the front page of a magazine, she wants to take him to court over it.
22. Emmanuelle's Magic (1993 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Young Emmanuelle and her friend Coco visit a friend whose sculptor husband is infatuated with one of his plaster creations. Emmanuelle uses her magic to get him interested again, jump ... See full summary »
23. Brahmachari (I) (1968)
157 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Of unknown parentage, as he was abandoned as a child, calling himself Brahmachari (Shammi Kapoor) lives in a heavily mortgaged house, with twelve other young orphans, and a servant/former ... See full summary »
24. Pygmalion (1983 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 109 min | Comedy
The standard My Fair Lady (1964) story, with a provocative rendition by Peter O'Toole. He knows how to talk, but does he know how to behave towards a lady?
28. The Making of 'My Fair Lady' (1995 Video)
58 min | Documentary
This 30th anniversary documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of My Fair Lady, the classic musical about a poor young girl transformed into a woman of society... See full summary »
30. Perhaps a Gentleman (1935)
98 min | Comedy
Director Hugo Berner and Doctor Olof Mellgren have come out of the theater where they have just shown the classic play Pygmalion. Director Mellgren claims that, like Higgins in the play, he can turn a harbor worker into the gentleman.
33. The Sculptor's Dream (1907)
4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
The artist studio is decorated with a rug, a chaise longue, a small table, a plinth, a couple of copies of classic sculptures, a vase with flowers, a few prints on the walls, and on the ... See full summary »
Director: Johann Schwarzer
35. The Inspiration of Charlotte Burke (2012)
Charlotte Burke is an aspiring artist. Though everyday she faces a tough situation with a smothering and bold teacher, Mrs. Stochern, and a boy, Will, who seems to have done something ... See full summary »
Love Me Not
TV-PG | 60 min | Western
Ben's Pygmalion-like efforts to 'civilize' a young, white woman, raised by a neighboring Paiute Indian tribe, have an unintended result when, instead of choosing a husband from among the ... See full summary »
Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
My Fair Esther
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Fred becomes a latter-day Henry Higgins when he undertakes the task of transforming ugly duckling Esther into a swan so she can win the Mrs. Watts Businessman's Contest and net Fred half the prize money.
My Fair Wesen
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Nick (David Giuntoli) does his best to educate Trubel (guest star Jacqueline Toboni) on how best to handle the world she is learning about for the first time, and decides it best to bring ... See full summary »
Family Ties (1982–1989)
TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Family
Alex reluctantly preps Mallory for a high school television quiz show when he can't find anyone else to fill an empty spot on his team - but when the cameras are on, he's the one who freezes up.
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Andromeda attempts to defend a freighter from a Restorian fighter, but in its last moments the fighter rams the freighter, destroying it and all 536 aboard. However unlikely, one escape... See full summary »
The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)
Tower Beyond Tragedy
52 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Stone and Keller uncover the seedy world of escort services when their suspect is a cultured art collector with a Pygmalion complex who hires escorts determined to create in them his idealized woman.