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Beautiful (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Comedy  |  29 September 2000 (USA)
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Mona sacrifices everything, including family, in pursuit of a beauty pageant victory. Her friend Ruby helps her to an amazing degree.

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Joyce Parkins
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Lorna Larkin (as Bridgette L. Wilson)
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Wanda Love
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Lance DeSalvo
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Miss American Miss Host
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Nedra Hibbard
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Lurdy
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Mona at 12
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Ruby at 12
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Clara
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Storyline

Sometimes you have to give up the life of your dreams, to discover the dream of your life... On her journey to become the next Miss American Miss, a young woman is forced to reevaluate her life's goal and, in the process, discovers what's really important and what it truly means to be... Beautiful. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes you have to give up the life of your dreams, to discover the dream of your life.

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Drama | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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29 September 2000 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,409,433 (USA) (29 September 2000)

Gross:

$3,060,963 (USA) (20 October 2000)
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Trivia

Bridgette Wilson-Sampras who plays Miss Texas was actually once Miss Teen USA. See more »

Goofs

There are references to there being 50 representatives in the pageant, however "Miss District of Columbia" is seen numerous times during the early stages of the pageant. See more »

Quotes

Mona Hibbard: I don't know if I want to be a pretend role model to thousands of little girls... or a real role model to one.
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Referenced in The Zack Files: Photo Double (2001) See more »

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A nice light entertainment
13 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie is better than its reviews. It does wander a bit in the second half, but engaging performances make it worth watching. Minnie Driver is well chosen- attractive , but human. Joey Lauren Adams steals the movie. Not about to change your life ( not a " message movie"), but does subtly make some nice points about beauty and beauty contests, families, friendship and self-esteem.


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