Pretty Woman script
Pretty Woman (1990)
Synopsis: In this modern update on Cinderella, a prostitute and a wealthy businessman fall hard for one another, forming an unlikely pair. While on a business trip in L.A., Edward (Richard Gere), who makes a living buying and breaking up companies, picks up a hooker, Vivian (Julia Roberts), on a lark. After Edward hires Vivian to stay with him for the weekend, the two get closer, only to discover there are significant hurdles to overcome as they try to bridge the gap between their very different worlds.

Stuckey rises. Edward ushers Vance and Jake toward the door.

EDWARD:

Gentlemen, enjoy the party. The

magician's wonderful.

Vance and Jake exit.

EDWARD:

(calling after them)

Watch your left pocket.

A BUTLER has entered the room.

BUTLER:

Phone call, Mr. Harris. It's Miss

Charles.

STUCKEY:

Cynthia? Is she coming out?

EDWARD:

We're about to find out. Go on.

Take care of your guests.

Stuckey exits the room as Edward crosses to the telephone.

EDWARD:

(into phone)

Where are you, Cynthia?

(beat)

I see.

(pausing, getting angry)

No, I don't expect you to be at

my beck-and-call. Are you coming

or not?

INT. HOUSE - STAIRWAY - NIGHT

Edward descends the long, curved stairway. He has Vance in

tow.

EDWARD:

(all business)

Prepare the filing papers. Have

them ready by the middle of the

week. I'll tell you when to

submit them.

The PEOPLE talking and drinking on the stairway gravitate

toward Edward.

A MAN:

Edward!

EDWARD:

(turning on the charm)

Yes!

THE MAN:

Will we see you at the polo

matches Wednesday?

EDWARD:

Wouldn't miss it.

(abruptly; to Vance)

I want this done fast and easy.

No slip-ups. I want to be back

in New York by Saturday. Got it?

He deftly keeps making his way through the crowd.

INT. HOUSE - THE DOWNSTAIRS HALL - NIGHT

Stuckey is sipping champagne and talking to a beautiful

WOMAN in a tight sheath of an evening dress. An elegant woman

ELIZABETH STUCKEY approaches from behind him. She taps him on

the shoulder and he turns, startled.

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J. F. Lawton

Jonathan Frederick "J. F." Lawton (born August 11, 1960) is an American screenwriter, producer and director. Screen credits include the box office hit Pretty Woman, Mistress, Blankman, Under Siege, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, The Hunted, Chain Reaction, DOA: Dead or Alive, Jackson, and the TV series V.I.P. Under the assumed name J.D. Athens, he wrote and directed Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death and Pizza Man. more…

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