Add your rating See all 7 kid reviews. Then one night he sees a gorgeous girl Elisha Cuthbert in the house next door, getting undressed. She sees him peeping and comes over -- she is house-sitting. They go for a ride and she asks him when the last time was that he did something crazy. The next thing he knows, he's standing naked in the street as she drives away. And soon after that, he and Danielle are up to mischief.
All is dewy young love in soft focus until he finds out that she's a porn star. He is disappointed in her. She is disappointed in him because he is disappointed in her. Danielle goes back to her porn producer. Matthew goes after her. Kelly goes after him. Snobbish bullies must be shown up. And there is still that speech he has to give to win that scholarship.
Continue reading Show less Is it any good? This movie's overall themes are truly vile. Many films present prostitutes as the romantic ideal, but whether the movie is a silly comedy Trading Places , a romantic comedy Pretty Woman , a comedy with literary allusions Mighty Aphrodite , or even a drama Leaving Las Vegas and Klute , there is something uncomfortably misogynistic about these heroines. They always seem to be impossible fantasy figures, eternally available and unshockable yet somehow ineradicably pure, and, perhaps the ultimate fantasy, having experienced many men but preferring our leading man.
In the most cynical manner, this movie smugly attempts to have it both ways. It wants us to be titillated by Danielle's past and yet root for her innocent romance. It wants us to assume that she is both hooker and angel. The ultimate conclusion is all the more smarmy for trying not to be. The main actors give decent performances and there are a few moments of comedy, a better-than-average soundtrack, and even a little charm. But the last third of the plot is both vile and stupid.
Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about Families can talk about what Matthew and Danielle see in each other and what the prospects for their future relationship are likely to be.