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“Maid in Manhattan” is a romantic comedy film directed by and starring and . The film was released in 2002 and follows the story of Marisa Ventura, a hard-working single mother from the Bronx who works as a maid at a luxurious Manhattan hotel. One day, she gets mistaken for a wealthy guest by a politician named Christopher Marshall, and they begin to fall in love.

Synopsis:

Marisa Ventura () is a single mother who works as a maid at the Beresford Hotel in Manhattan. One day, while trying on a wealthy guest's clothes, she meets Christopher Marshall (), a wealthy and charming politician who is running for Senate. Christopher is instantly attracted to Marisa and asks her to accompany him to a charity ball. Marisa decides to take a chance and pretends to be a wealthy socialite, but the deception soon becomes complicated when Christopher begins to fall in love with her. As Marisa struggles to maintain the facade, she must also deal with the disapproval of her skeptical best friend and her overbearing mother.

Review:

“Maid in Manhattan” received mixed reviews from critics upon its release. While some praised 's performance and the film's charming premise, others criticized the predictable plot and lack of chemistry between Lopez and Fiennes. Despite the mixed reviews, the film was a box office success, grossing over $154 million worldwide.

Awards:

“Maid in Manhattan” did not receive any major awards nominations.

Overall, “Maid in Manhattan” is a charming and lighthearted romantic comedy that showcases 's talents. While it may not be the most groundbreaking film, it is an enjoyable watch for fans of the genre.

Directed by
Screenplay by Kevin Wade
Story by Edmond Dantès
Produced by Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas
Paul Schiff
Deborah Schindler
Starring ,
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Cinematography Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Edited by Craig McKay
Music by Alan Silvestri
Production
companies
Columbia Pictures
Revolution Studios
Hughes Entertainment
Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing
Release date December 13, 2002
Running time 105 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $65 million
Box office $163.8 million

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