Milk Money
Milk Money (1994)

After befriending a kind-hearted prostitute, a 12-year-old boy attempts to set her up with his widowed father in this family comedy. Young Frank Wheeler (Michael Patrick Carter) first meets working girl V (Melanie Griffith) when he and two… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 30, 1994
DVD Release Date: September 9, 2003
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Only the least demanding audiences can be expected to buy into Milk Money.

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Clifford Terry
Chicago Tribune

An embarrassing, preposterous mess.

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Barbara Shulgasser
Common Sense Media

Frank '90s comedy about boys befriending a prostitute.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

This pleasant, unassuming little comedy manages to overcome its many potential shortcomings.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

[A] jaded attempt at warmhearted comedy.

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Ian Nathan
Empire Magazine

What results is, at best, only a sparingly funny series of mistaken identities and some really distasteful hooker gags delivered by the shocked townsfolk.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

It's pointless to blame the cast members, who at least are in there trying.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

John Mattson's script is every bit as silly as it sounds; it dawdles, stumbles, stalls, embarrasses both itself and the audience, and is routinely formulaic to boot.

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Dennis King
Tulsa World

The latest film from director Richard Benjamin is a sour little attempt at heartwarming comedy that blithely relies on that most questionable and discomforting film convention -- the prostitute with a heart of gold.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
A weak and silly romantic comedy with bad guys. A Pretty Woman that brings a bad script with boring couple.
Mason Williams
Milk Money starring Melanie Griffith and Ed Harris is a cute film about a widowed father with a young son. The two meet a wild woman whom brings a lot of fun to… More
Wahida K
You can't get enough of a good thing... But first you have to find it.
danny d
good flick
Jason Owens
"Milk Money" is a comedy/drama about a group of boys who save up money so they can see a naked woman. They find V, a hooker who is short of money and… More
Leigh Ryan