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Bella (2006)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 30 November 2007 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Angélica Aragón ...
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An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion-dollar contract when a series of events unfold that bring his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that she's unprepared for. In one irreversible moment, their lives are turned upside down... until a simple gesture of kindness brings them both together, turning an ordinary day to an unforgettable experience. Written by Orange

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 November 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beauty  »

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Box Office


$3,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,328,448 (USA) (26 October 2007)


$8,108,247 (USA) (27 June 2008)

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1.85 : 1
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The D train that Jose and Nina take passes over the same bridge twice, one at the beginning of it's trip, and one near the end of their trip. See more »


[first lines]
Jose: [voiceover] My grandmother used to say, "If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans."
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Featured in The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 5 May 2008 (2008) See more »


Lo que Dios quiera
Written by Marco Flores
Performed by Marco Flores
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Clean, sweet and lovely........period!!!
20 September 2006 | by (Los Angeles, california) – See all my reviews

I had the privilege of attending one of the private screenings of BELLA in Hollywood, Califronia...when the film ended I left the theater with a light feeling in my heart almost felt like I was on a cloud thinking "What a beautiful, clean message of acceptance and unconditional love"....BELLA "is" a labor of love and I'm proud to be a Latina just like the production company METANOIA FILMS which produced this amazing film....I am certain audiences worldwide will enjoy this film as much as I did, since it contains no violence, sex or profanity...what a breath of fresh air it is to watch a film like BELLA...I will watch it again and again, only next time I will take family and friends with me....what a treat!!!!!! TM Salinas

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