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Born Yesterday (1993 film)

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Genre  Comedy, Romance
Budget  14 million USD
Language  English
5/10 IMDb

Director  Luis Mandoki
Initial DVD release  March 4, 2003
Country  United States
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Writer  Garson Kanin, Douglas McGrath
Release date  March 26, 1993 (1993-03-26)
Cast  Melanie Griffith (Billie Dawn), John Goodman (Harry Brock), Don Johnson (Paul Verrall), Michael Ensign (Phillipe)
Similar movies  Melanie Griffith and Nora Dunn appear in Born Yesterday and Working Girl
Tagline  Never underestimate the power of an underestimated woman.

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Born Yesterday is a 1993 film based on Born Yesterday, a play by Garson Kanin. The film stars Melanie Griffith, John Goodman and Don Johnson. It was adapted by Douglas McGrath and directed by Luis Mandoki.


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This version is a remake of the 1950 film of the same name that starred Broderick Crawford, Judy Holliday (in an Oscar-winning performance) and William Holden.

Born Yesterday (1993 film) movie scenes

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Born Yesterday (1993 film) movie scenes

A wealthy but crude businessman, Harry Brock, on a trip to the nation's capital, is socially embarrassed by his ditzy and rather uncultured showgirl blonde girlfriend, Billie Dawn. He hires a reporter, Paul Verrall, to "teach her the ropes."

Born Yesterday (1993 film) movie scenes

Harry comes to regret it when Billie not only becomes more savvy, questioning his unscrupulous deals and refusing to cooperate in ways she normally would, but also falls in love with Paul.


  • Melanie Griffith as Billie Dawn
  • John Goodman as Harry Brock
  • Don Johnson as Paul Verrall
  • Edward Herrmann as Ed Devery
  • Max Perlich as JJ
  • Michael Ensign as Phillipe
  • Benjamin C. Bradlee as Alex Duffee, Sect. of the Navy
  • Sally Quinn as Beatrice Duffee
  • Fred Dalton Thompson as Sen. Hedges
  • Celeste Yarnall as Mrs. Hedges
  • Reception

    Reviews to Born Yesterday were mostly negative, as it holds a 23% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Melanie Griffith was nominated for the 1993 Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress for her performance in the film, where she lost to Madonna for her work in Body of Evidence.


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