Prostitution as portrayed in Pretty Woman is just about as far as you can get from the truth. Prostitution is ugly. Most of it is sex trafficking. It's intriguing to read that the movie's script originally was written as a dark, cautionary tale.
The Office Of National Statistics in the United Kingdom has recently decided to add the income produced by drugs and prostitution in the calculation of the GDP. With this new addition of the “shadow economy”, the GDP will grow significantly.
Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) to Edward Lewis (Richard Gere): "I appreciate this whole seduction thing you've got going on here, but let me give you a tip: I'm a sure thing." -- from Pretty Woman directed by Garry Marshall