The Proposal PG-13

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The Proposal
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DVD Details

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 48 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: October 13, 2009
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Touchstone / Disney

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 860,240
Rating: B -- ... I do have to admit that I did laugh a few times. Full Review
Reel Talk Online
Sep 11, 2017
Rating: 1/5 -- Another dagger in the back of romantic comedy. Full Review
Independent (UK)
Jul 24, 2009
Rating: B- -- The comedy is some good moments, and the chemistry between Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds is strong, but it's too cute and predictable Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Jul 24, 2011
[A]n engaging, well-crafted lark that proves 'high concept' isn't necessarily a tired tactic....Bullock also is talented enough to play convincingly against her genial image here as the proverbial boss from hell...
Hollywood Reporter
Jun 14, 2009
3 stars out of 4 -- [Bullock] is likable here because she doesn't overdo it....THE PROPOSAL is much enhanced by all of the supporting performances.
Chicago Sun-Times
Jun 17, 2009
Rating: 3/5 -- A fresh twist to a proposal that starts out as all business but becomes something warmer and fuzzier before it's over. Full Review
American Profile
Sep 29, 2011
Rating: D+ -- More like a blind date from hell than a feel-good romantic comedy. Full Review
Bowling Green Daily News
May 15, 2019

Product Description:

THE PROPOSAL could have been a strictly script-by-numbers affair, but hilarious performances by Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds improve this romantic comedy. Publishing powerhouse Margaret Tate (Bullock, TWO WEEKS NOTICE) is used to getting her way. She bullies her ambitious assistant, Andrew Paxton (Reynolds, DEFINITELY, MAYBE), earning the ire of all the underlings at Colden Books in New York City. But Margaret, a native Canadian, finds her career in jeopardy when she is denied a visa and learns she will be sent northward. She forces Andrew to become her fiancé, but she’ll have to take a trip home to Alaska with him to prove to U.S. Immigration that their impending union is genuine.

What ensues is a combination of GREEN CARD, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, and GREEN ACRES, with the hell-in-heels boss trying to fake a romance with her assistant as she struggles to survive as a city girl in the country. However, THE PROPOSAL proves to be more than the sum of its parts; Bullock has been one of Julia Roberts’s successors to the America’s-sweetheart crown since she starred in SPEED, but this comedy has her challenging her image with hilarious ease. Reynolds--who could be just window-dressing with his good looks and easy charm--is an excellent foil who is just as adept with sarcasm as he is with a smile. The two stars are supported by an impressive cast, including Betty White as Andrew’s scheming 90-year-old grandmother, Craig T. Nelson as his disappointed father, and THE OFFICE’s Oscar Nunez as an ubiquitous resident of his hometown. THE PROPOSAL may offer few surprises in the way of plot, but the on-screen talent keeps the film feeling fresh.

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  • Sales Rank: 8,240
  • UPC: 786936797770
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