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The Proposal

Margaret Tate's (Sandra Bullock) work visa for the United Sates has just been denied, meaning she will be deported to her own country of Canada and lose her job as a publishing executive. Hoping to leap the immigration hurtle, Margaret claims to be engaged to her hen-pecked assistant (Ryan Reynolds). Although she is able to bully him into her deception, the proposal proves to be the beginning of a new set of problems. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 106
Theater Release: 19 Jun 2009
Video Release: 13 Oct 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Anne Fletcher, directed this movie, as well as 27 Dresses and <i>Step Up. Sandra Bullock plays another women engaged to a man who knows nothing about the arrangement in the movie While You Were Sleeping.

Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: 13 October 2009

The Proposal also releases as a 2-Disc Set (DVD or Blu-ray). Both formats offer audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish) and subtitles in French and Spanish, along with the following extra materials:

- Audio Commentary (by director Anne Fletcher and writer Peter Chiarelli).

- Alternate Ending (with optional commentary by Anne Fletcher and Peter Chiarelli).

- Deleted Scenes (with optional commentary by Anne Fletcher and Peter Chiarelli)

- Set Antics: Outtakes And Other Absurdities From THE PROPOSAL.

- Digital copy.

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