Miss Congeniality


1h 51m 2000

Brief Synopsis

After botching up an undercover assignment involving Russian mobsters, less-than-graceful FBI Agent Gracie Hart is placed on desk duty. However, when a terrorist, known only as The Citizen, threatens to disrupt the Miss America pageant, Gracie, unfortunately, is the only agent attractive enough to go undercover posing as Miss New Jersey.

Film Details

Also Known As
Miss Detective, Miss Secret Agent
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Comedy
Crime
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Available Light Ltd.; Castle Rock Entertainment; Fortis Films; Npv Entertainment; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Technicolor; Village Roadshow Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Golden Village; Sam Film; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Finland Oy; Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; Videocine; Village Roadshow Limited; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Austin, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Synopsis

After botching up an undercover assignment involving Russian mobsters, less-than-graceful FBI Agent Gracie Hart is placed on desk duty. However, when a terrorist, known only as The Citizen, threatens to disrupt the Miss America pageant, Gracie, unfortunately, is the only agent attractive enough to go undercover posing as Miss New Jersey.

Cast

Sandra Bullock

Gracie Hart

Benjamin Bratt

Eric Matthews

Michael Caine

Victor Melling

Candice Bergen

Kathy Morningside

William Shatner

Stan Fields

Ernie Hudson

Mcdonald

John Diresta

Agent Clonsky

Heather Burns

Cheryl

Melissa Desousa

Karen

Steve Monroe

Frank Tobin

Deirdre Quinn

Mary Jo

Wendy Raquel Robinson

Leslie

Asia De Marcos

Alana

Ken Thomas

Gabriel Folse

Agent Grant

Christopher Shea

Agent Jensen

Mary Ashleigh Green

Young Gracie

Cody Linley

Tough Boy

Eric Ian Goldberg

Alan

Daniel Kamin

Krashow

Konstantin Selivanov

Ivan

Mona Lee

Russian Waitress

Sergei Levtsuk

Russian Bodyguard

Debbie Nelson

Pageant Announcer

Don Cass

Pageant Director

Laurie Guzda

Assistant Director

Jimmy Graham

Backstage Security Guard

Ruperto Reyes Jr.

Security Guard

Bernadette Nason

Pageant Patron

Stephen Bruton

Bartender

Jessica Holcomb

Beth

Jennifer Gareis

Tina

Ellen H. Schwartz

Herself

Cassandra Small

Starbucks Cop

Marco Perella

Starbucks Guy

Cynthia Dorn

Preliminary Judge

Catenya Mchenry

Newscaster

Paige Bishop

Warehouse Dentist

Lucien Douglas

Warehouse Hairstylist

Georgia Foy

Miss United States

Leeanne Locken

Pei-san Brown

Miss Alaska

Isamari White

Miss Florida

Kimberly Crawford

Miss Maine

Jamie Drake Stephens

Miss Maryland

Dyan Connor

Miss Massachusetts

Kelly Bright

Miss Minesota

Dee Dee Adams

Miss Missouri

Shana Mcclendon

Miss Nevada

Janie Terrazas

Miss New Mexico

Holly Mills

Miss Ohio

Angela Vandewalle

Miss Oregon

Tara Bartley

Miss South Carolina

Farah White

Miss Tennessee

Summyr Uiller

Miss Utah

Jessica Hale

Miss Vermont

Pam Green

Miss Washington

Awet Andemichael

Performer

Rupert Reyes

Cassandra L. Small

Mona Lee Fultz

Crew

Larz Anderson

Special Effects Coordinator

Michael Babcock

Sound Effects Editor

Anna Behlmer

Re-Recording Mixer

David Bennett

Production Supervisor

Bruce Berman

Executive Producer

David Betancourt

Foley Mixer

Jo Edna Boldin

Casting (Texas)

Lee Bolton

Graphic Designer

Sandra Bullock

Producer

Jennifer Campbell

Production Coordinator

Rick Canelli

Adr Recordist

Denise Chamian

Casting

Jon Clarke

Song Performer ("4 Or 5")

Kay Colvin

Utility Sound Technician

Bridget M. Cook

Head Hairstylist

Kassandra D'alessandro

Wardrobe Shop Supervisor

Albert Delgado

Special Effects Foreman

Susie Desanto

Costume Designer

Carolyn Dessert

Costume Supervisor

Drew Dillard

Location Manager

Dawn Fintor

Foley Artist

Arlene Fishbach

Music Consultant

Chris Fogel

Music Recorder/Mixer

Linda Folk

Adr Editor

Katie Ford

Co-Producer

Katie Ford

From Story

Katie Ford

Story By

Katie Ford

Screenwriter

Leigh French

Adr Voice Over Coordinator

Jack Gill

Stunt Coordinator

Lawrence Goeb

Dialogue Editor

Helen Griffiths

Casting Associate (Texas)

Scott Grossman

Choreographer

Barbara Haberecht

Set Decorator

David Hankins

Supervising Sound Editor

Thomas Harper

Assistant Director

Tommy Harper

Assistant Director

Craig 'pup' Heath

Other

Michael Hothorn

Casting Associate

Randy Smith Huke

Set Decorator

Kelley Huston

Wardrobe Office Coordinator

Tom Jones

Song Performer ("She'S A Lady")

Daryl Kell

Other

Kathleen Kiatta

Costume Supervisor

Susan Kistler

Costume Supervisor

Jonathan Klein

Foley Supervisor

Ray Kluga

Art Director

Laszlo Kovacs

Other

Laszlo Kovacs

Director Of Photography

Peter Larkin

Production Designer

Marc Lawrence

From Story

Marc Lawrence

Screenwriter

Marc Lawrence

Executive Producer

Marc Lawrence

Story By

Caryn Lucas

Screenwriter

Caryn Lucas

From Story

Caryn Lucas

Story By

Helen Lutrell

Dialogue Editor

Todd Marks

Computer/Video Coordinator

Tricia Miles

Post-Production Supervisor

Randy E Moore

Special Effects Coordinator

Meredith Moseley

Wardrobe Shop Supervisor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music ("The Queen Of The Night" (From 'The Magic Flute'))

Andy Nelson

Re-Recording Mixer

Kelly Nelson

Key Hairstylist

Neal Norton

Camera Operator

Thomas J. O'connell

Adr Mixer

Carla Palmer

Key Makeup

Dorothy Pearl

Makeup Department Head

Michele Perrone

Adr Supervising Editor

John Patrick Pritchett

Production Sound Mixer

Deirdre Quinn

Song Performer ("You Light Up My Life")

Robert Renga

Other

Leslie Rollins

Supervising Set Decorator

Jeff Sawyer

Sound Effects Editor

Bob Schneider

Song Performer ("Bullets")

Steve Schnur

Music Supervisor

Ellen H. Schwartz

Assistant Director

Ellen H. Schwartz

Other

Lee Scott

Music Editor

William Shatner

Song Performer ("Miss United States")

Daniel J. Shaw

Assistant Director

Edward Shearmur

Music Composer & Conductor

Ginger Sledge

Executive Producer

Ginger Sledge

Unit Production Manager

Denis St. Amand

Other

Alicia M Stevenson

Foley Artist

Bruce Tanis

Sound Effects Editor

Joseph Urbanczyk

Camera Operator

Pam Fuller Vasquez

Script Supervisor

Dan Wallin

Music Recorder/Mixer

Brad Warnaar

Original Music

David "muddy" Waters

Assistant Director

Billy Weber

Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Miss Detective, Miss Secret Agent
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Comedy
Crime
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Available Light Ltd.; Castle Rock Entertainment; Fortis Films; Npv Entertainment; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Technicolor; Village Roadshow Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Golden Village; Sam Film; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Finland Oy; Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; Videocine; Village Roadshow Limited; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Austin, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Award Nominations

Best Performace Actor

2001
Sandra Bullock

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 22, 2000

Released in United States on Video May 1, 2001

Matt Dillon was previously attached to star.

Castle Rock Entertainment reportedly paid $1.15 million against $1.5 millions for this pitch.

Completed shooting July 22, 2000.

Began shooting May 3, 2000.

Fortis Films is Sandra Bullock's production company.

Released in United States Winter December 22, 2000

Released in United States on Video May 1, 2001