World-Beating ‘Woman’

Buena Vista’s “Pretty Woman” has won the first Worldwide Reel Award honoring the top global grossing film of 1990.

The presentation will cap the second annual Entertainment Data Reel Awards at NATO/Showest at Bally’s in Las Vegas Feb. 7.

Paramount’s “Ghost” will be honored with the Platinum Reel as the year’s top domestic grosser.

Gold Reel awards go to other films that took in more than $100 million at the domestic boxoffice. They are Tri-Star’s “Look Who’s Talking,” Universale “Back To The Future, Part II,” Paramount’s “The Hunt For Red October,” New Line’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” Warner Bros.’ “Driving Miss Daisy,” Tri-Star’s “Total Recall,” Buena Vista’s “Dick Tracy” and 20th Fox’ “Die Hard 2.”

Alan Silverman, president of Excellence Theaters, will emcee the ceremonies. Host will be EDI founder/prez Marcy Polier. NATO chairman H. Donald Busch will present the Platinum Reel. A reception will follow the awards ceremony.

Qualifying features must have been released between September 1989 and August 1990.

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