How Well Do You Remember 'Pretty Woman'?

By: Staff Writer
Image: Touchstone Pictures

About This Quiz

"It was so good, I almost peed my pants!"

That's how you'll feel after you ace this ultimate Pretty Woman quiz! If you want the fairy tale, just like Vivian, look no further.

Let's travel back to 1990 with the release of Pretty Woman directed by Garry Marshall. Starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, the story follows Vivian, a beautiful and witty 'lady of the night' who is hired to be an escort by Edward, a millionaire businessman. Their relationship transformed on screen and moved right into the lives of millions of Americans, solidifying the film as one of the best-selling and most endearing romantic comedies of all time.

The chemistry was so natural between Gere and Roberts that they would team up nine years later for the 1999 classic Runaway Bride. While also being one of the best selling romantic comedies of all time, it doesn't touch the classic that is Pretty Woman.

How well do you remember the chemistry that bloomed on film? Can you remember details like the name of Edward's lawyer? Are you such an ultimate fan that you can remember the obscure details like the length of Vivian's legs? We're excited to find out! 

This quiz is ready to climb up the tower and rescue you, but are you ready to rescue it right back? Let's see if you've got what it takes to "lay like broccoli" with Vivian and Edward, go ahead and take this quiz! 



What instrument does Vivian find Edward playing down in the hotel lounge late at night?

He plays feverishly and then asks the staff to leave so he can have the room alone with Vivian who he seduces on the piano. Richard Gere is actually a talented pianist, and he also composed the piece of music that is played.

Who is the famous singer of the title song, “Oh, Pretty Woman”?

The song was originally released as a single in 1964 by Roy Orbison and the only other recording of this song was done by Van Halen in 1982.

When Vivian joins Edward in his penthouse suite, she promptly unzips her boot and offers him the choice of a red, green, yellow, or gold circle coin ____________.

The full quote goes, “I got red, I got green, I got yellow... I'm out of purple, but I do have one Gold Circle coin left... the condom of champions... the one and only... nothin' is gettin' through this sucker.”

When Edward asks Vivian what her name is, she replies…

She wants to please him so much that he can call her whatever he wants. For the duration of the movie, the manager of the hotel calls her Miss Vivian.

On their first night together, Vivian lays comfortably on the floor drinking champagne and eating strawberries laughing hysterically at which television show?

Edward doesn’t drink, so he was just sitting in a chair behind her observing and smirking over her boisterous laughter clearly enjoying her company.

When Vivian accompanies Edward to a fancy dinner with James and David Morse, what does Vivian accidentally launch into the air from her plate?

The escargot was quickly caught by the mâitre-d who tells an embarrassed Vivian that it happens all the time. Director Garry Marshall cast the same actor that played the mâitre-d in 2001's "The Princess Diaries" years later and gave him the same line.

Vivian suggests to Edward that they ‘veg out’ all night in front of the TV. “Be still like vegetables, lay like _____________.”

Edward was not much of a lay low guy, he always had a lot of work to get done so he told her they'd have to do it another time.

Mr. Thompson, the manager of the hotel, tells Edward he has a message for him from Vivian, referring to her as his _____________.

Richard then tells Thompson that he knows she is not his niece because he is an only child.

What is the name of Edward’s pesky lawyer?

Edward tells Phillip that his car “corners like it’s on rails,” quoting Vivian referring to the Lotus he borrowed the night he met Vivian. Philip Stuckey sexually assaults Vivian after Edward decides to partner with the Morse company instead of buying it like they had originally planned.

Vivian’s one-piece tank-top/skirt outfit that she was wearing when she met Richard has a white top. What color is the skirt portion?

She wore this the first night, and the next day until she was able to buy new clothes with Edward’s money since the outfit was deemed inappropriate for the new company she was in at the hotel and with Edward.

On which famous street in Beverly Hills does Vivian head out to shop for new clothes?

This two-mile long street is a major tourist attraction and hotspot for luxury-goods stores including Tiffany's and Chanel.

Who coaches Vivian on dinner table etiquette?

Barney Thompson taught her to remember forks by the number of tines that correspond with the appropriate meal. He also helped Vivian out by calling his friend Bridget to help dress her appropriately for the evening.

What is the name of the song Vivian sings while taking a bubble bath?

Vivian was singing "Kiss" by Prince not realizing that Edward was standing over her watching, then she felt embarrassed and took the headphones off. She was shocked that he was seemingly not a fan of Prince.

When Vivian goes on a successful shopping spree, what does she get for Edward?

Vivian greeted Edward naked, wearing only the tie. He said, “Nice tie.” She said, “I got it for you.”

When Vivian first walks into a shop on Rodeo Drive looking for a conservative dress, the sales associates tell her that the clothes are _______________.

They were implying she didn’t have enough money to pay for them. They told her, “Please leave now,” and she left the store feeling sad and ashamed.

On her first night with Edward, Vivian excuses herself to use the bathroom. Edward walks in suspecting her of using drugs, but what is she really holding behind her back?

Vivian told him that she had strawberry seeds stuck in her teeth and that you shouldn’t neglect your gums. He was surprised and said there aren't many people who surprise him anymore.

To where do they fly on a private jet to attend the opera?

A flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes approximately 56 minutes. The opera he takes her to see is La Traviata, which is about a prostitute who falls in love with a wealthy man.

When Edward sees Vivian ‘cleaned up’ with a black cocktail dress he says, “You’re ____________.”

She says, “You’re late.” He says, “You’re stunning.” She replies, “You’re forgiven.” It was the first time he sees her all dressed up.

In which year was the film released?

"Pretty Woman" was released on March 23, 1990, Rated R with a running time of 1h 59min. It cost $14 million to make and earned $463.4 million at the box office.

Before heading off to San Francisco for the opera, which type of jewelry did Edward put on Vivian?

The famous scene where Edward snaps the necklace case down on Vivian’s fingers was improvised by Richard Gere. Julia Roberts’ reaction of laughter was purely natural and the filmmakers loved it and kept it in the movie.

The role of Vivian was originally offered to which famous actress?

Sandra Bullock and Diane Lane also turned down the role of Vivian. This role made Julia Roberts the go-to rom-com actress of that time.

When Vivian calls Kit to tell her where she is, Kit writes the name of the hotel “Reg Bev Wil” on what?

Vivian tells Kit to come to the front desk and pick up some money that she will leave there for her.

After agreeing to stay for the whole week for $3,000, Edward leaves for work. Which of the following does Vivian NOT do?

This scene revealed a goof in the movie – Vivian had just got out of the bathtub, but when she jumps on the bed, the viewer can see that her feet are filthy dirty!

The morning after their first night together, Edward notices something different about Vivian. What is it?

In fact, Edward likes Vivian better without the wig and lets her know so she doesn't wear it for the remainder of the film.

When they arrive at the Regent Beverly Wilshire hotel, what does Edward give to Vivian before walking through the lobby?

He gives her his brown trench coat, but Vivian still doesn’t cover up enough to hide her look, turning many heads as she struts through the lobby.

On their first night together, how does Vivian suggest that Edward break the ice?

Edward then asks her how much for the entire night ($300) so they can just relax. Vivian has a memorable line in this scene: "I appreciate this whole seduction thing you've got going on here, but let me give you a tip: I'm a sure thing."

When Vivian asks Edward if he has a wife or girlfriend, he replies:

Vivian is surprised when she hears him answer, "Both," and says to him, "Where are they? Shopping, together?" As it turns out, Edward was not with either of them anymore.

When Philip makes an advance on Vivian in the Penthouse suite, she struggles to push him off. Who comes to her rescue?

Edward punches Phillip and yells at him to get out, essentially terminating their relationship. He then ices her face.

When the elderly woman at the opera asked Vivian if she liked the opera, Vivian replies, “It was so good, I almost _______________.”

When the woman looked confused, Edward quickly stepped in with a witty rhyme, “She said she liked it better than "Pirates of Penzance".”

Edward asks Vivian, “So what happens after he climbs up and rescues her?” She replies:

Vivian shares with Edward that when she was younger she wanted the fairytale where she's rescued by a knight in shining armor. When they filmed the earlier scene with Vivian talking about wanting to be a princess who's rescued from a tower, they still hadn't written the movie's ending where Edward "rescues" Vivian.

How much does Vivian try to charge Edward for directions to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel?

She asks for $5 but all Edward has are $20s, so she grabs it and she says for that she’ll show him to the hotel personally and hops in the car!

In the last scene of the movie, Edward is riding down the street in which mode of transportation?

He is carrying roses and blaring opera music out of the windows. The music was a recording of an aria from L"a Traviata," the opera the couple had seen earlier in the film.

Following their first night together, Edward asks Vivian how much she would charge for the whole week? He offers $2,000 and she counters with _________.

They settle on $3,000 to which she replied “Holy sh*t!” They then reveal to each other that he would have paid more and she would have stayed for less.

What designer shoes does Vivian wear with her brown polka-dot dress that she wears to the polo match?

Vivian is wearing these shoes while helping the crowd fill the holes back into the grass field after the horse races.

What kind of car does Edward borrow from his lawyer Philip in the opening scene of the movie?

The Lotus did not have an automatic transmission, and Edward didn’t know how to drive a stick shift, so Vivian took the wheel. She tells him that the pedals are closer together which makes it easier for women to drive since they have smaller feet she then jokes about how she has big feet wearing a size 9.

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