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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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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

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

Goofs

There is no town named Schramsburg in Illinois. See more »

Quotes

Vanessa: I just wanna know where I belong.
Mona Hibbard: You belong in the family box.
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References Little House on the Prairie (1974) See more »

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DJ Risk vs. Airlock
Written by Ernst Meinrath
Performed by Airlock
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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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