The ultimate Maid in Manhattan quiz


By: J.P. Naomi

6 Min Quiz

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What happens when a candidate for senator falls in love with a hotel maid? Well, he makes the headlines, of course! Take this quiz to remember all of your favorite moments from Maid in Manhattan!

In which year was the premiere of Maid in Manhattan?

Maid in Manhattan was released on December 13, 2002. It grossed more than $18 million in its opening weekend at the box office!


What is the last name of Marisa, the lead female character in Maid in Manhattan?

Maid in Manhattan grossed more than $154 million at the box office. It was made on a $55 million budget and distributed by Columbia Pictures.


Which famous actress plays the role of Marisa Ventura?

Jennifer Lopez was born on July 24, 1969, in The Bronx, New York. She is not only an actress, but also a singer, dancer, fashion designer, author, producer and television personality.


How many children does Marisa Ventura have?

Maid in Manhattan was originally a screenplay, titled "The Chambermaid," and Hillary Swank was the intended lead. Sandra Bullock had also expressed interest, but, in the end, Jennifer Lopez was cast.


What is the name of Marisa's son?

Main in Manhattan has a running time of 105 minutes. The screenplay was written by Kevin Wade and based on a story by John Hughes.


How old is Ty Ventura?

Ty is a full-of-life 10-year-old boy who loves his mom and loves to have fun. He is smart, curious and expresses interest and enthusiasm for politics and history.


What is the name of the actor who portrays Ty Ventura in Maid in Manhattan?

Tyler Garcia Posey was born on October 18, 1991, in Santa Monica, California. He was 11 years old in real life when he was acting as a 10-year-old in Maid in Manhattan!


What is the occupation of Marisa Ventura?

Jennifer Lopez appears on the theatrical release poster in a maid's uniform with the skyline of Manhattan in the background. "This Christmas, love checks in," the poster reads along the bottom.


Who directed Maid in Manhattan?

Wayne Wang was born on January 12, 1949, in Hong Kong. He was named after his father's favorite movie star, John Wayne. He is married to Cora Miao.


What is the name of the hotel where Marisa works?

The Beresford Hotel is a chain of hotels with other locations in Dublin, Ireland, San Francisco, California and even in Australia.


Of all of her co-workers, Marisa has the most potential to do what?

Marisa's co-workers recognize her potential and always encourage her to go for the promotion. Marisa doubts herself sometimes, but her co-workers make her see the potential.


_______ Lane is a spoiled socialite who is staying at The Beresford Hotel.

Caroline is a wealthy white female who is staying at The Beresford Hotel. She enjoys the fancy things in life, such as private fitness instruction and designer clothing.


Which famous actress plays the role of Caroline Lane?

Natasha Richardson was well known for her roles in Patty Hearst, The Handmaid's Tale and The Parent Trap. She died tragically in 2009, at the age of 45, following a skiing accident.


While cleaning Caroline's room, what does Marisa do?

Persuaded by her co-worker, Marisa winds up trying on Caroline's clothing. She is caught off guard by some visitors to the room and, in turn, begins a thread of lies in order to maintain her cover.


Caroline's coat was made by which famous designer?

Dolce & Gabbana was founded in 1985 by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. Their headquarters are located in Milan, Italy, and they employ more than 3,100 employees worldwide!


What is the name of the political candidate who is staying at the hotel?

Christopher Marshall is a tall, handsome man who believes in bringing about real change and opportunity for the people he intends to serve. By the end of the film, we learn that his election campaign is successful.


For which political office is Christopher Marshall running?

Chris Marshall is a senatorial candidate and his assistant tries to run a tight ship. He is critical of every move Chris makes; every decision related to his professional and personal life is run by him.


Which famous actor plays the role of Christopher Marshall?

Ralph Fiennes was born in England on December 22, 1962. Early in his career, Fiennes received an Oscar nomination for his role as Amon Goth in Schindler's List.


Ty and Chris both have an interest in which famous political figure?

Richard Nixon was the 37th President of the United States. He is the only president to have resigned from office. He was succeeded by Gerald Ford, who had served as his Vice President.


Why does Chris think that Marisa is Caroline Lane?

Not only is Marisa wearing Caroline's clothes, but she is also IN Caroline's room. Chris and "Caroline" (really Marisa) are instantly attracted to each other.


Who is Lionel Bloch?

Lionel Bloch is portrayed by actor Bob Hoskins. He was born on October 26, 1942, in England. He passed away in 2014, due to pneumonia, at the age of 71.


What is the name of Chris' assistant?

Jerry Siegal is portrayed by actor Stanley Tucci. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 2009 for his role in The Lovely Bones.


Who disapproves of Marisa's management ambitions?

Marisa's mother very much believes that Marisa needs to work often and make money. She thinks it is a waste of time dreaming of becoming a manager.


What is the name of Marisa's mother in Maid in Manhattan?

Veronica Ventura is portrayed by actress Priscilla Lopez. She is best known for creating the role of Diana Morales in A Chorus Line.


Which childhood fairy-tale does Maid in Manhattan resemble?

The film was originally titled "The Chambermaid," and then "Uptown Girl," but was confirmed as "Maid in Manhattan" by August 2002. The film opened at 2,838 theaters in the US later that year.


Where is Marisa fired?

She is fired on the spot in Caroline's suite once it is discovered and confirmed that she had not only worn the clothes of one guest, but also entered into relations with another!


What does Caroline call Marisa?

Caroline ignorantly calls Marisa the name Maria - the viewer is led to believe that Caroline is stereotyping Marisa for speaking Spanish with the other maid in the room.


What does Marisa reply when Chris re-introduces himself to her? "Chris Marshall. Candidate for Senate. I'd appreciate your vote."

They re-introduce themselves to each other in an attempt to "start over" - following the mishap with her firing and misleading Chris into believing she was Caroline. He doesn't care, though -- he fell in love with the woman he saw as Marisa.


At the beginning of the film, why is Marisa rushing Ty out of the apartment?

Marisa has to make sure she is on time for work so that she doesn't have any bad marks against her when being considered for a promotion to management. She is hustling Ty out the door, hurry hurry!


What is the name of Chris' dog?

Rufus was a Weimaraner dog. Weimaraners are large, elegant, self-confident and very intelligent dogs. Rufus was quite a handful for Ty to keep on the leash!


Who desperately wants to walk Chris' dog?

After speaking with Chris about their mutual love for Richard Nixon, Ty desperately wants to help Chris walk his dog. They go to find Marisa to ask her permission and he pleads with her to join as well.


After discovering the inappropriate behavior of the hotel maid, Caroline exclaims that this would never happen where?

Caroline is disappointed with the service and handling of the situation at the Beresford Hotel. She is well-educated on quality hotels and she expects superb service.


Chris tells Caroline, "The first lunch was a mistake. A second lunch would be..."

"Drinks, then?" she replies! Caroline tries to insist that Chris should buy her lunch for the inconvenience and humiliation she has gone through with Marisa pretending to be her. However, he has no interest in Caroline!


What is the name of Marisa's co-worker who encourages her to try on Caroline's Dolce & Gabbana outfit?

Stephanie Kehoe was portrayed by actress Marissa Matrone. She is known for her roles in The Sopranos and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.


At the end of the film, who asks Chris whether people should be forgiven if they make mistakes?

While Chris is giving a press conference, toward the end of the film, Ty joins in and asks Chris this question. He is referencing former President Richard Nixon. Ty then leads Chris to see Marisa at the hotel and they are reunited at last.


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