02.8 Bette Midler

Some Pieces of the Exceptional career of the Hawaiian Diva, threw Four decades.
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1.
Big Business (1988)
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In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night... (97 mins.)
Director: Jim Abrahams
 
2.
Outrageous Fortune (1987)
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Lauren and Sandy are total opposites who end up in the same acting class and who don't know they are sharing a lover... (99 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
3.
Hocus Pocus (1993)
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After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
 
4.
What Women Want (2000)
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After an accident, a chauvinistic executive gains the ability to hear what women are really thinking. (127 mins.)
Director: Nancy Meyers
 
5.
For the Boys (1991)
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With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II... (138 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
6.
Gypsy (1993 TV Movie)
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Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother. (153 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
 
7.
Parental Guidance (2012)
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Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods. (105 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
 
8.
The Stepford Wives (2004)
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What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
 
9.
The Women (2008)
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A wealthy New Yorker wrestles with the decision to leave her cheating husband, as she and her friends discover that women really can have it all. (114 mins.)
Director: Diane English
 
10.
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
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On their 16th anniversary, a married couple's trip to a Beverly Hills mall becomes the stage for personal revelations and deceptions. (89 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
11.
That Old Feeling (1997)
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A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon. (105 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
 
12.
Ruthless People (1986)
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A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did. (93 mins.)
 
13.
Oliver & Company (1988)
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A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York. (74 mins.)
Director: George Scribner
 
14.
Beaches (1988)
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A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years. (123 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
 
15.
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
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A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool. (103 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
16.
Drowning Mona (2000)
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When a woman drives a car into the river to her death, everyone in town becomes a suspect. (96 mins.)
Director: Nick Gomez
 
17.
Then She Found Me (2007)
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39-year-old April Epner's childish husband and school teacher colleague Benjamin/Ben leaves her, but... (100 mins.)
Director: Helen Hunt
 
18.
Jinxed! (1982)
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Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer... (103 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
19.
The First Wives Club (1996)
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Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women. (103 mins.)
Director: Hugh Wilson
 
20.
Stella (1990)
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Stella is determined, courageous, vulgar, unfashionable...and all her daughter has. Through the trials of teenagehood... (109 mins.)
Director: John Erman
 
21.
Get Shorty (1995)
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A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job. (105 mins.)
 
22.
Isn't She Great (2000)
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An unsuccessful over-the-top actress becomes a successful over-the-top authoress in this biography of Jacqueline Susann... (95 mins.)
Director: Andrew Bergman
 
23.
The Rose (1979)
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The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager. (125 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
24.
Divine Madness (1980 Documentary)
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In 1980, the head usher at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium gives his crew a pep talk: he wants tonight's "Betty Midler" show to go smoothly... (95 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
25.
The Divine Bette Midler (2005 Documentary)
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(135 mins.)
Director: John Scheinfeld