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Julia Roberts is the most memorable on-screen prostitute!

Last updated on: March 25, 2008 14:56 IST

Julia Roberts has topped an online poll for the 25 Most Memorable On-Screen Prostitutes.

 

The Oscar winner's role in Pretty Woman saw her beating off competition from other actresses.

 

Second on the list was Jennifer Jason Leigh for her role as Tralala in Last Exit to Brooklyn.

 

In third spot on U.S. magazine Entertainment Weekly's online countdown is Patricia Arquette in True Romance.

 

Rounding up the top five was the only male in the top ten Dermot Mulroney in The Wedding Date and Kim Basinger in L.A. Confidential.

 

1. Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman

2. Jennifer Jason Leigh in Last Exit to Brooklyn

3. Patricia Arquette in True Romance

4. Dermot Mulroney in The Wedding Date

5. Kim Basinger in L.A. Confidential

6. Catherine Deneuve in Belle de Jour

7. Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge

8. Charlize Theron in Monster

9. Nancy Allen in Dressed to Kill

10. Elisabeth Shue in Leaving Las Vegas

11. Richard Gere in American Gigolo

12. Jon Voight in Midnight Cowboy

13. Rob Schneider in Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

14. Leonardo DiCaprio in The Basketball Diaries

15. Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix in My Own Private Idaho

16. Lukas Haas and David Arquette in Johns

17. Rebecca De Mornay in Risky Business

18. Jamie Lee Curtis in Trading Places

19. Shelley Long in Night Shift

20. Jane Fonda in Klute

21. Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver

22. Kathleen Turner in Crimes of Passion

23. Elizabeth Taylor in Butterfield 8

24. Rita Hayworth in Angels Over Broadway

25. Marlene Dietrich in Blonde Venus

 

Text: ANI