The Proposal

The Proposal
  • 2009
  • US
  • 1h 47min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Anne Fletcher
  • Written by: Pete Chiarelli
  • Cast: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds

Odd-couple comedy follow-up to 27 Dresses with a plot that blatantly reworks Peter Weir's considerably superior Green Card. Bullock plays a bullish publisher who faces deportation to Canada. Her only route to remaining in her swanky job involves bullying her put-upon assistant Andrew (Reynolds) into a fake marriage. Soulless, manipulative fare.

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The Proposal

9 Jul 20092 stars

A summer-smash in the US, Anne Fletcher’s follow-up to 27 Dresses is an old-fashioned odd-couple comedy which might appeal to admirers of the bland charisma of Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds. In a plot that blatantly reworks the central idea of Peter…

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