- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 9, 2001
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: 20th Century Fox
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
O-Ring Cinematherapy - Keep Case
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
Single Side - Single Layer
- Mono - French
- Stereo Surround - English, Spanish
- Subtitles - French, Spanish - Optional
Additional Release Material:
- Trailers - Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 10/21/1988
"...Filled with heart and humor....[Roberts is] lively and beautiful..."
Los Angeles Times - 10/21/1988
"...Gish is subtle, Taylor goofy and mercurial. Best of them is Julia Roberts....[She] shows a priceless movie quality: a real sense of danger and unpredictability..."
Total Film - 04/01/2013
3 stars out of 5 -- "[Julia Roberts'] role as a waitress with big dreams an an even bigger heart set her on the road to PRETTY WOMAN superstardom."
Three women, sisters Daisy and Kat and their friend Jojo, work at a pizza parlor in the town of Mystic, Connecticut, the summer after their high-school graduation and before they go their separate ways. JoJo wants to stay in Mystic and take over the pizza parlor someday but is unsure about whether she really wants to marry her high-school sweetheart. Kat is headed for Yale, but stops to have an affair with an older architect whose child she babysits, while her sister Daisy has visions of marrying a rich man and moving up in the world.
- Feature film debut for director Donald Petrie.
- Filmed in Mystic, Stonington, Groton, Noank, and Hartford Connecticut; and in Rhode Island. Filming began October 12, 1987. Color by DuArt; sound in Ultra-Stereo.
- Premiered in Mystic October 17, 1988. Released in USA October 21, 1988. Released on video April 5, 1989.
- Rated BBFC 15 by the British Board of Film Censors.
- Reviewed in New York Times October 21, 1988, and in Monthly Film Bulletin January, 1990.