Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman

In Pretty Woman, Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) is a prostitute with a heart of gold. As luck would have it, her john is a handsome and wealthy Richard Gere, who treats her to a makeover.


In Game of Thrones, Shae of Lorath (Sibel Kekilli) is a prostitute who becomes involved with Tyrion Lannister. As with all relationships, theirs has its ups and downs like having to hide from Tyrion’s father who wants to kill her, having to avoid Cersei Lannister who is trying to turn her against Tyrion, and having to compete for Tyrion’s attention after he’s forced to marry.

Mighty Aphrodite

Mighty Aphrodite

In Mighty Aphrodite, Lenny becomes obsessed with finding the biological mother of his adopted son, who turns out to be a genius. Linda Ash (Mira Sorvina), however, isn’t what Lenny expected – she’s a ditzy, crude prostitute who goes by the name, Judy Cum.