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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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... Mona Hibbard
... Ruby
... Vanessa (as Hallie Kate Eisenberg)
... Verna Chickle
... Joyce Parkins
... Lorna Larkin (as Bridgette L. Wilson)
... Wanda Love
... Lance DeSalvo
... Miss American Miss Host
... Nedra Hibbard
... Lurdy
... Mona at 12
... Ruby at 12
Sylvia Short ... Alberta
Herta Ware ... 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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A Mais Bela  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,409,433, 1 October 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,060,963, 22 October 2000
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Trivia

Film debut of Shawn Christian. See more »

Goofs

There is no "Naperville County" in Illinois. Naperville is in DuPage and Will counties. See more »

Quotes

Vanessa: I just wanna know where I belong.
Mona Hibbard: You belong in the family box.
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References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1984) See more »

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DJ Risk vs. Airlock
Written by Ernst Meinrath
Performed by Airlock
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Slow & Boring With A Horrible Message
5 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie was well acted, but that is the only good thing I have to say about it. It was slow and the ending was ridiculous; The message (this will give away the ending) is that it doesn't matter what choices you make the rules don't apply to you. I disagree, once you make a choice you do not get to choose the consequence. And I am sick of Hollywood trying to tell us otherwise.


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