The Proposal was a 2009 romantic comedy movie directed by Anne Fletcher, written by Peter Chiarelli, and produced by Orci productions. The film did terrific in the theatres, and later it was nominated for 20 awards and won 4 of them.
The Plot of the Movie
The movie’s plot is Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock) is a high-powered book editor in the United States. When she learns that she might get deported back to Canada because of the complications in her visa, she lies to the authorities about being engaged to her subordinate Andrew Paxton (Ryan Reynolds) so that she does not get deported.
Andrew agrees to pretend that he is engaged to Margaret, but on some conditions, one of the conditions was that they had to travel to Alaska to meet his parents. Things went downhill as the plot progressed, but they got each other’s back. And while pretending their relation, they realized that they were in love.
What You Need to Know
If you are looking for a movie where the main characters hate each other, but they end up being in love, then The Proposal is the perfect movie one can watch. Anne Fletcher directed the movie and her contribution to this movie is priceless. The film was directed without any flaws, and her direction made this an evergreen movie.
If compared to other romantic comedy films released in the year 2009, The Proposal was relatively unique because of the plot, and the character sketch was absolutely unique and fun. As a result, it kept its audience entertained throughout the course of the movie. The movie’s cast was phenomenal, and it was a pleasure to watch Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds. They played their roles seriously.
In the movie, we can see their chemistry which many actors and actresses fail to achieve, but we can also see them like a boss and subordinates; this is not an easy task, and many veteran and experienced entertainers fail to achieve, but Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds did this perfectly, making them a golden reel couple. However, certain fans of the movie felt that the character played by Sandra Bullock would have been much better if she were not so ruthless.
In spite of the fact that the movie did not present any unconventional twists in this romantic comedy love story, but Anne Fletcher’s direction was well executed; even though the plot was pretty much predictable, the film was entertaining, giving the audience a bang for their buck.
Where to Watch
The Proposal was released almost a decade back, and currently, it is available to watch on a number of renowned OTT platforms where people can have it on rent or purchase. The movie is available on Amazon Prime Video, Google Play, Vudu, iTunes, and YouTube. Sadly, the popular movie is not available on Netflix, which is one of the oldest streaming service providers it can be because of the streaming rights.
It is possible that Netflix may purchase the streaming rights for The Proposal because it is quite popular and it has gained a global fan base. However, we can not say that, and we have to wait for official announcements by Netflix.