Woman on Top

Woman on Top

"Want to know how she got there?"
  • R
  • 2000
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 5.3  (9,945)
  • 41

Woman on Top, directed by Fina Torres, is the story of Isabella Oliveira. Isabella is a Brazilian chef, who has a restaurant with her husband, Tonhino. Isabella, played by Penelope Cruz, is a woman who has been afflicted by motion sickness all her life. It is so severe that in order to travel in an automobile she must be the driver and not the passenger. She must also always be on top during lovemaking. Her husband, who is old fashioned when it comes to gender roles, sees these as things men should do. Over time he starts to feel emasculated and ultimately commits adultery. Isabella is heartbroken over the infidelity and moves to San Francisco to live with her sister. While there, her talents as a chef are discovered and she finds new success as a celebrity chef with her own television show. Meanwhile the restaurant, nor Tonhino is faring nearly as well. Tonhino makes the decision to travel to America to find his estranged wife and win her back.

Woman on Top
Woman On Top
Woman On Top

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Description
Woman on Top, directed by Fina Torres, is the story of Isabella Oliveira. Isabella is a Brazilian chef, who has a restaurant with her husband, Tonhino. Isabella, played by Penelope Cruz, is a woman who has been afflicted by motion sickness all her life. It is so severe that in order to travel in an automobile she must be the driver and not the passenger. She must also always be on top during lovemaking. Her husband, who is old fashioned when it comes to gender roles, sees these as things men should do. Over time he starts to feel emasculated and ultimately commits adultery.

Isabella is heartbroken over the infidelity and moves to San Francisco to live with her sister. While there, her talents as a chef are discovered and she finds new success as a celebrity chef with her own television show. Meanwhile the restaurant, nor Tonhino is faring nearly as well. Tonhino makes the decision to travel to America to find his estranged wife and win her back.

Woman on Top is a 2000 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3 and a MetaScore of 41.

Woman on Top is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Woman on Top for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2000
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 32 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.3  (9,945)
  • Metascore
    41