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Gloria (1999)

A street-wise, middle-aged moll named Gloria stands up against the mobs, which is complicated by a six-year-old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after ... See full summary »

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A street-wise, middle-aged moll named Gloria stands up against the mobs, which is complicated by a six-year-old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after his family has been gunned down. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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Gloria. Big mouth. Big attitude. But who knew she had a big heart.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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22 January 1999 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,143,089 (USA) (24 January 1999)

Gross:

$4,155,234 (USA) (14 March 1999)
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When asked why he decided to direct this film, Sidney Lumet frankly replied that he liked to work all the time, and if he couldn't find a good script he'd take a fair one. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Gloria checks into the hotel, as she takes her shoes off and washes her feet in the bath tub, her shoe is on the floor then it is on the bed. See more »

Quotes

Gloria: You know, women got the greatest gift in the world. All they got to do is fall in love, and some guy just takes care of them.
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Referenced in By Sidney Lumet (2015) See more »

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Guajira Controversial
Written by Morrie Pelsman
Performed by Descargas
Courtesy of Tico Records
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I remember the original being much more convincing.
4 September 1999 | by (PA, USA) – See all my reviews

Even though I was a kid when I saw the original, I can remember it being much more endearing and convincing than this Sharon Stone remake. It's not great, it's not bad, but Sharon does not ever convince me that she is a "mother-figure" to the orphaned boy she wants to help. She's always just a little too abrasive, too tough, and trying too hard to be sexy in this role.

The boy who plays one of the lead characters comes off better than Sharon. I'm wondering what kind of recruiting they needed to get George C. Scott and Jeremy Northam in this movie. My advice is to stick to watching Sharon Stone in her usual glamorous, sex-pot type roles. They are much more suited to her style.


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