Miss congeniality

DVD - 2005

Her legs are waxed, her lips are glossed, her gun is ready. FBI agent Gracie Hart is going undercover as one of the hopefuls to be the next Miss United States. But Gracie, whose idea of a fashion accessory is the set of handcuffs she slaps onto lawbreakers, doesn't have a beauty pageant bone in her body.

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1st Floor DVD/MOVIE/COMEDY/Miss Due Aug 23, 2022
Comedy films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video c2005.
Deluxe ed., widescreen version
Item Description
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features: Behind-the-scenes documentaries: Preparing for the Pageant and The Pageant ; 2 feature length audio commentaries: one with Sandra Bullock and co-screenwriter Marc Lawrence, the other with director Donald Petrie ; Do you have what it takes to be a beauty queen? quiz hosted by William Shatner ; additional scenes ; theatrical trailer.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (DVD) (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
MPAA rated PG-13 for sexual references and a scene of violence.
Production Credits
Photography, Laszlo Kovacs ; editor, Billy Weber ; music by Edward Shearmur.
Other Authors
Donald Petrie (-), Edward Shearmur
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Sandra Bullock stars as a bumbling female FBI agent assigned to go undercover as a participant in the Miss United States beauty pageant when it is discovered that one of the contestants is being targeted for murder. Benjamin Bratt leads the undercover team, while also playing the reluctant love interest. Candice Bergen and William Shatner manage the pageant and hire Michael Caine to turn Bullock from rough and tumble agent to stunning beauty queen. The physical transformation is impressive, although the klutzy personality remains. Everything seems to be fine once the killer is suddenly caught, but Bullock suspects there is more to this story, and the truth eventually unfolds with an unexpected twist. Bullock was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A clumsy, but beautiful FBI agent is assigned to take part in a national beauty contest, because of terrorist threats against the contest.