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Story of miss congentiality

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Asked by preeti, 25 Mar '08 05:20 pm
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'Miss Congeniality' (2000) is a film starring Sandra Bullock as Gracie Hart and Benjamin Bratt as Eric Matthews. Hart is an FBI agent who goes undercover in the Miss United States scholarship program and beauty pageant in San Antonio (Texas) to look out for a suicide bomber. She is a tomboyish feminist and is not a very attractive woman. She is turned into an attractive woman named Gracie Lou Freebush and enters the pageant as Miss New Jersey. She get into one sticky situation after another at the pageant (including over-reacting to a gun-toting man from Texas, wearing a Tyrolean outfit for one of the rounds of the competition and demonstrating self-defence techniques on stage.) Her antics annoy her mentor Victor Melling (played by veteran actor Michael Caine) and the director of the pageant, Kathy Morningside (Candice Bergen). She finishes runner-up to the contestant from Rhode Island, Cheryl Frasier (Heather Burns). Kathy and her son, a terrorist named Frank Morningside, also known ...more
Answered by Akshay Kalbag, 25 Mar '08 05:40 pm

 
  
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Gracie Hart (Bullock) is an FBI agent who goes undercover in the fictional Miss United States scholarship program/beauty pageant in San Antonio, Texas on the lookout for a serial bomber. She is a feminist who is not traditionally attractive, and is turned into a more attractive woman going by the name of Gracie Lou Freebush, with the same tomboyish habits. She is seen overreacting to a gun-toting Texan, wearing a Tyrolean for her talent competition, much to the dismay of her mentor, Victor Melling (Caine) and the director of the competition and former queen, Kathy Morningside (Bergen), and using her on-stage talent to demonstrate self-defense techniques.

In the pageant itself Hart, competing on behalf of the state of New Jersey, was tabbed to advance to the top 10, but gets through on talent alone for the rest of the pageant; she eventually placed runner up ( Cheril won). It is revealed at the end of the movie that Morningside and her son, Frank Morningside (gone under the name Tobi ...more
Answered by Richie, 26 Mar '08 08:48 am

 
  
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