Six Louisiana women (Queen Latifah, Phylicia Dashed, Adepero Oduye, Condola Dashed, Jill Scott, Alfre Woodard) gather at a beauty salon for their daily dose of female bonding.

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In this contemporary re-imagining of the beloved classic film, Steel Magnolias chronicles the extraordinary friendship of six remarkable Southern Women, there for each other through life's triumphs and tragedies. Funny, wise and richly human, this immensely moving film features a brilliant all-star cast, including Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Adepero Oduyem, Condola Rashad, Jill Scott and Alfre Woodard. Written by Anonymous

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Phylicia Rashad and Queen Latifah have acted together before in the movie "Just Wright". Rashad was the mother of the basketball star Latifiah was helping to recover from a leg injury. See more »

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Remake of Steel Magnolias (1989) See more »

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Should have just left it alone...
11 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

I was excited when I saw that they were remaking this movie. I was disappointed 2 minutes into it when I realized that they actually REMADE the movie. It was disappointing, I was anticipating a remake with a twist to make it their own. But a line for line remake with a different cast was a total let down. I loved the original and this with the bad acting just didn't compare. I just don't understand the reason for a remake with an all black cast if they weren't going to make it their own, and thats not being racist. I'm an African American woman myself, it just all seemed so unnatural. They had great actors in the movie it just didn't live up to all of the hype that surrounded it.


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