A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?
In I FEEL PRETTY a woman who struggles with feelings of deep insecurity and low self-esteem, that hold her back everyday, wakes from a brutal fall in an exercise class believing she is suddenly a supermodel. With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed?Written by
STXfilms moved the release date up from June 29, 2018 to April 27, 2018 due to positive reception to the first trailer and a positive test screening. However, the release date was later moved up a week to April 20, 2018 to avoid competition with Avengers: Infinity War (2018) after Marvel Studios announced it would be released worldwide on April 27, 2018 instead of May 4, 2018 in the United States. See more »
After Renee hits her head in the shower, falls unconscious and wakes up on the floor, blood is seen to have come out of her temple. The blood is running down along her face, and staining her shirt collar. Since she fell down quickly after hitting her head, the blood should have been running toward the back of her head. See more »
'I Feel Pretty' is a mostly-straightforward romantic comedy from the writers of 'Never Been Kissed', 'He's Just Not That Into You' and 'How To Be Single', so it's safe to assume you know pretty much what to expect. There's also a nice twist on the tried-and-tested body-switch plot - Renee (Schumer) hits her head and believes she has achieved her dream of becoming beautiful.
Renee believing she's the hottest woman alive is where a lot of the humour comes from, but also some of the missteps - since Renee and her two friends, Jane (Phillips) and Vivian (Bryant), are not actually ugly. It's also where most of the sincere moments come from - it's not all about what you look like, but the confidence you have in yourself, highlighted in a rousing speech by Schumer near the end. She's (mostly) not too over-the-top and is (mostly) easy to cheer for.
While not focusing solely on girl-meets-boy/falls-in-love/separate/get-back-together, it still manages to fit that all in, with Ethan (Scovel) a decent foil to Schumer. It's annoying that the backdrop to a film that's actually about not worrying about looks is centered around a make-up company, run by Avery (Williams) and Grant (Hopper) - both mostly pointless. Overall, it's not as good as 'Trainwreck', but nor is it a totally vapid "chick flick".
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