Mrs. Winterbourne
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

Actress-turned talk show diva-turned actress Ricki Lake returns to the big screen in this romantic melodrama as a luckless, pregnant small-town girl lost in New York City who boards the wrong train and ends up living a fairy tale when she… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 19, 1996
DVD Release Date: February 12, 2002
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rita Kempley
Washington Post

For a Cinderella story, it's sorely without magic.

Nell Minow
Movie Mom

A waste of Fraser and MacLaine, utter failure of tone.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...watchable and unexpectedly engaging...

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Brian Lowry
Variety

The brazen sentimentality at work here -- while effective in the context of what some might call "a chick flick"-- doesn't give the material much weight.

James Berardinelli
ReelViews

This film mistakes action for energy, ridiculous circumstances for comedy, and a mismatched male/female pairing for romance.

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TV Guide

The result is indigestible.

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Time Out

Lake is a rather chilly and distinctly unpersuasive presence.

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Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle

An anxious-to-please romantic comedy about mistaken identity that sounds vaguely familiar.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

You'll be saying 'No, Ricki!' instead of 'Go Ricki!'

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Absolutely charming romance. Brendan Fraser, for once, does not deliver an absurd performance. An Shiley MacLaine is wonderful.
jay nixon
this was an okay semi comic take on the old story "I Married a Shadow" but better to wait and catch "No Man of Her Own" with Barbara… More
Dean McKenna
Good heart-warming comedy as Ricki Lake looks so beautiful that she lost her own weight since <i>Cry-Baby</i>.
Leigh Ryan
Cute little film.
Hogans Hero
I really love this film. I dunno why. I think it's because Ricki Lake seems like someone you may actually meet. Cute story..and Shirley MacLaine owns it.
Sunil Jawahir
Mixed feelings but I like Ricci Lake and Shirley MacLaine in this.