Essay about Analysis Of The Movie ' Miss Congeniality '

1425 Words Dec 8th, 2015 6 Pages
Miss Congeniality is an action comedy film that came out in the year 2000. This film starred the very well- known actress Sandra Bullock, who plays an FBI agent who has to undergo a transformation in order to become a contestant in the Miss America pageant. Bullock was later nominated for Best Actress at the 2001 Golden Globes, for her performance in Miss Congeniality. From its opening weekend till now Miss Congeniality has made close to a hundred and seven million dollars. The director of this movie was Donald Petrie, who went on to direct the movie “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” in 2003 and several other movies after that.
How does Miss Congeniality portray career-minded women? Miss Congeniality portrays career-minded women as being incomplete in their career and personal life, until they undergo a transformation. First I will outline my theory, which is Feminism. I will then analyze how the idea of objectification and the beauty myth is represented in the film. Finally, I will evaluate the negative consequences of women conforming to their employer’s expectations regarding appearance.
I will perform an analysis on the movie Miss Congeniality by using the Feminist Theory. This is a theory that examines the representation of gender and sexuality, and also critiques the differences in gender. The Feminist theory identifies that the consequence of these representations is inequalities between genders and sexes. Feminism is the best theory, since Miss Congeniality…

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