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The Proposal

108 min
Comedy | Drama | Romance
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Anne Fletcher
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 18 nominations
Country: USA
Release Date: 2009-06-19
Filming Locations: Javits Federal Office Building - 26 Federal Plaza, New York City, New York, USA
Budget: $40,000,000
Opening Weekend: $33,627,598 (USA) (21 June 2009)
Gross: $163,900,057 (USA) (25 October 2009)
Malin Akerman
Malin Akerman
The Proposal
Michael Nouri
Michael Nouri
The Proposal
Sandra Bullock
Margaret Tate
Ryan Reynolds
Andrew Paxton
Mary Steenburgen
Grace Paxton
Craig T. Nelson
Joe Paxton
Betty White
Grandma Annie
Denis O'Hare
Mr. Gilbertson
Oscar Nuñez
Aasif Mandvi
Bob Spaulding
Michael Mosley
Dale Place
Jim McKittrick
Alicia Hunt
Coffee Barista
Alexis Garcia
Immigration Clerk (as Alexis R. Garcia)
Kortney Adams
Colden Books Receptionist
Chris Whitney
Medivac Pilot
Jerrell Lee Wesley
Gregg Edelman
Lead Counsel Malloy
Phyllis Kay
Mrs. McKittrick
Kate Lacey
Party Guest
Gene Fleming
Store Owner
Mary Linda Rapelye
Executive Secretary
Anne Fletcher
B. Johnson
Guy in Office
Cindi Alex
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Ellen Becker-Gray
Woman Buying Coffee (uncredited)
Raymond Michael Bell
Shopper (uncredited)
Brian Bradbury
Airline Crew (uncredited)
Jodie Brunelle
Engagement Party Guest (uncredited)
Chemi Che-Mponda
African Immigrant at INS Office (uncredited)
Desiree April Connolly
Office Worker
Diane Curran
1st Class Airline Passenger (uncredited)
Eric Ferraz
Immigrant at INS Office (uncredited)
Shawn Fogarty
Alaska Plane Passenger (uncredited)
John Franchi
Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
Alexander 'Alex' Garde
Dan Griffin
Businessman / Pedestrian on Sidewalk (uncredited)
Sophya Gudelman
Sitka Airline Passenger (uncredited)
Joseph Guglielmo
Gay Friend (uncredited)
London Hall
Wedding and Reception Guest (uncredited)
Patrick Mel Hayes
Office Worker
Frankie Imbergamo
Int. Airline Passenger (uncredited)
Haytham Kandil
Lawyer (uncredited)
Dan Marshall
Lawyer at Publishing Company (uncredited)
Robert Masiello
Businessman (uncredited)
Ben L. Mitchell
Mail Clerk (uncredited)
Ron Murphy
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Niecy Nash
Stewardess (uncredited)
Thomas Olson
Party Guest (uncredited)
Nikki Preston
Businesswoman (uncredited)
Cory Rasmussen
Mail Room Clerk (uncredited)
Donna Glee Reim
Reception Guest (uncredited)
Annie Rohling
INS Employee (uncredited)
Darren Ross
Businessman (uncredited)
Eric Ryan
Ground Crewmen (uncredited)
Cory Scott
Bagel Guy (uncredited)
Rich Skinner
New York Cab Driver (uncredited)
Ylian Alfaro Snyder
Immigrant at INS Office (uncredited)
Vyvian B. Stevens
Secretary (uncredited)
Indian Immigrant at INS Office (uncredited)
David Struffolino
Worker in Lobby (uncredited)
Pedestrian (uncredited)
Larry Vigus
Party Guest (uncredited)
G.A. West
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Adam Zalt
Businessman (uncredited)
Did you know?
The eagle that grabbed the dog was an Australian Wedged-tailed Eagle.
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Sandra Bullock plays a Canadian who wants to marry her assistant (Ryan Reynolds) in order to keep her Visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada. In real life, Reynolds is from Canada and Bullock is American.
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Betty White almost turned down her role in the film because filming would require her to spend ten weeks away from her golden retriever.
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Throughout the film, Andrew's hair changes from being clipped on the back and sides to cut and styled, most noticeably in the wedding scene.
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In the scene where Margaret gets in the boat and roars away, after they get out in the open water you can plainly see that they had just started the boat up and had not been going full speed the whole time.
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(at around 1h 01 mins) Andrew is sleeping on the floor on top of a blanket. Several seconds later, that blanket is gone -he is sleeping on the carpet without the blanket.
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Margaret Tate: I am not getting in that boat!
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Margaret Tate: Andrew! Andrew! Andrew!
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Mr. Gilbertson: [to Margaret] See, I'm like Eliot Ness. I always get my man. I'm that good.
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Where is the Andrew's parents' house?
Gales Point Rd, Manchester, MA 01944
Is "The Proposal" based on a book?
No. The Proposal is an original screenplay by Pete Chiarelli.
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for The Proposal can be found here.
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Photos from cast
Malin Akerman Michael Nouri