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Unfairly compared to Pretty Woman
on 19 December 2007
Maggie Carpenter is a woman who can't seem to get married. Whenever she gets to her wedding, she runs off. When reporter Ike Graham hears about Maggie the 'Runaway Bride,' he decides to write about her in a newspaper column, which of course offends Maggie. Ike then gets fired from his job and the only the way he can get it back is if he writes the real truth about Maggie Carpenter, so he goes along to meet Maggie and to see if her fourth attempt at marriage will really go ahead.
Well, the two leads Julia Roberts and Richard Gere and great director Garry Marshall are all reunited here after the first movie they made together, the good movie Pretty Woman and they do a pretty good job here too.
Runaway Bride is not as good as Pretty Woman though, but it's okay. This is of course not a sequel, and in it's own right it features a completely different story to Pretty Woman, but unfortunately it doesn't have the same 'magic' as Pretty Woman did. Still, even though this is very predictable stuff, it's all quite good.