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The 24 Hour Woman (1999)

R | | Comedy | 29 January 1999 (USA)
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Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.

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Nancy Savoca
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosie Perez ... Grace Santos
Marianne Jean-Baptiste ... Madeline Labelle
Patti LuPone ... Joan Marshall
Karen Duffy ... Margo Lynn
Diego Serrano ... Eddie Diaz
Wendell Pierce ... Roy Labelle
Melissa Leo ... Dr. Suzanne Pincus
Aida Turturro ... Brenda
Rosanna DeSoto ... Linda
Alicia Renee Washington Alicia Renee Washington ... Patty
Reno ... Crystal
Bianca Hunter ... Young Woman
Elizabeth Bracco ... Nurse
Samantha Buck ... Deanne
Dale Carman Dale Carman ... Phil
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Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.

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A story about getting everything you want and what comes next

Genres:

Comedy

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Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

24 Hour Woman See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,399, 31 January 1999

Gross USA:

$109,535

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$109,535
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Great Movie!
18 July 2000 | by moreaux17See all my reviews

Somehow I missed this when it came out at the movies, I don't think it was publicized enough! This was a fast-paced, funny and uplifting story. I found the behind the scenes world of television production reminiscent of Broadcast News, with the hectic pace and career-driven personalities. Patti Lupone's "do anything for ratings" character was outrageous! Rosie Perez was excellent as a television producer juggling career and a new baby, set in the NY media market. The movie's pace was quick and it was over before I knew it. If you liked Baby Boom, Working Girl or Broadcast News this is a good movie for you.


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