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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
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Ruby
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Vanessa (as Hallie Kate Eisenberg)
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Verna Chickle
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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
Sylvia Short ...
Alberta
Herta Ware ...
Clara
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Belindy Lindbrook (as Ali Landry)
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Miss Alabama (as Robin Renee')
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Miss Hawaii
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Miss Minnesota
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Miss West Virginia (as Dawn Heusser)
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Miss Iowa
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Miss Lawrenceville
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Reigning Miss Illinois
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Miss Illinois Local Pageant Host
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Director
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Wink Hendricks
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Pageant P.A.
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Woman Official
Mark Christensen ...
Production Assistant
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Orthodontist
Elizabeth Lang ...
Dental Nurse (as Liz Lang)
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Tom the Grocer
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Neighbor Woman
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Home Economics Teacher
Cindy Montoya-Picker ...
Dance Teacher
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Summer
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Mother in Diner
Earl Schuman ...
Elderly Couple in Restaurant (as Earl B. Schuman)
Mary E. Thompson ...
Elderly Couple in Restaurant
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Theresa (as Rosine Ace Hatem)
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Shopper
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Shopper
Robert Phelps ...
Mr. Willoughby
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Detective
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Judge
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Fitness Club Lady
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Fitness Club Lady
Annabella Price ...
Mother at Slumber Party
Sydney Berry ...
Little Girl at Slumber Party
Ken Baldwin ...
E.I. Crew Member
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Female Prisoner (as Spice Williams)
Jenny Seeger ...
Dancer
Courtney Clark ...
Dancer
Lisa Kouchak ...
Dancer
Kimberly Jameson ...
Dancer (as Kim Jameson)
Sara McKinney ...
Dancer
Megan Stephens ...
Dancer
Lindsay Lopez ...
Dancer
Jennifer Edmond ...
Dancer
Kelly Crandall ...
Dancer
Rhonda Kaufman ...
Dancer
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Dancer
Natalie Mills ...
Dancer
Jennifer Lee Keyes ...
Dancer (as Jennifer Keyes)
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Dancer
Katie Tate ...
Dancer
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Dancer
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Dancer (as Faune A. Chambers)
Laurie Sposit ...
Dancer
Cher Aslor ...
Dancer
Bermina Jackson ...
Dancer
Kimberly Lyon ...
Dancer
Elizabeth Myers ...
Dancer
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Dancer
Katie Miller ...
Dancer
Sergio Carbajal ...
Dancer
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Dancer
Timothy Anderson ...
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Dancer (as Zach Woodlee)
Elward Jellison ...
Dancer
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Contestant (uncredited)
Pratima Anaé ...
Miss Maryland (uncredited)
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Ruby's Lawyer (uncredited)
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Promotional Lobster (uncredited)
Daniel Dehring ...
Joey (uncredited)
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Man with Newspaper (uncredited)
Nichole Telck ...
Pageant Finalist (uncredited)
Dan Touchette ...
Extra (uncredited)

Directed by

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Sally Field

Written by

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Jon Bernstein ... (written by)

Produced by

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S.F. Atkins ... executive producer (as Stefan Atkins)
Brent Baum ... executive producer
Jon Bernstein ... co-producer
John Bertolli ... producer
Kate Driver ... executive producer
Martin Fink ... executive producer (as Marty Fink)
David Forrest ... executive producer
Wendy Japhet ... executive producer
Barry London ... executive producer
Mark Morgan ... co-producer
B.J. Rack ... producer
Jade Ramsey ... co-producer
Beau Rogers ... executive producer
Steven Stabler ... executive producer (as Steve Stabler)
Richard Vane ... executive producer

Music by

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John Frizzell

Cinematography by

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Robert D. Yeoman ... (as Robert Yeoman)

Film Editing by

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Debra Neil-Fisher

Editorial Department

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David S. Clark ... first assistant editor
Patrick J. Don Vito ... associate editor
Teresa Garber ... post-production executive
Gloria Kaiser ... color timer
Theresa Repola Mohammed ... negative cutter

Casting By

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Cathy Sandrich Gelfond ... (as Cathy Sandrich)
Amanda Mackey ... (as Amanda Mackey Johnson)

Production Design by

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Charles William Breen ... (as Charles Breen)

Art Direction by

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A. Leslie Thomas ... (as Leslie Thomas)

Set Decoration by

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Jeffrey Kushon

Costume Design by

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Chrisi Karvonides-Dushenko
Tammy Williamson ... assistant costume designer

Makeup Department

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Kim Ayers ... key makeup artist
Anthony C. Ferrante ... special makeup effects supervisor
Melissa Forney ... key hair stylist
Suzi Haydon ... additional makeup artist
Roxie Hodenfield ... additional hair stylist (as Roxie Norman)
Stephanie L. Massie ... additional makeup artist (as Stephanie Massie)
Medusah ... key hair stylist
Gigi Williams ... makeup department head

Production Management

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Robert Lansing Parker ... unit production manager (as Lansing Parker)
Lisa Rodgers ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Stacey Holmes ... second second assistant director
Wendi Lampassi ... second assistant director
John Nelson ... first assistant director
Ross Novie ... additional second second assistant director

Art Department

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Julie Aquino ... graphic artist
Adam Austin ... swing (as Adam Devitt Austin)
Dwayne Grady ... property master (as Dwayne David Grady)
John Nasby ... assistant property master
Rhonda Paynter ... on-set dresser
Alex Tavoularis ... storyboard artist
Bryan Turk ... carpenter
Daniel Turk ... construction coordinator
Danny L. Turk ... carpenter
Jim Wardell ... set dresser
Larry J. White II ... lead man

Sound Department

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Rick Alexander ... re-recording mixer
Karma Barber ... foley artist (as Karma Spleptstoesser)
Gabriel Cubos ... utility sound
Gregory M. Gerlich ... supervising sound editor
Rick Hart ... re-recording mixer
John Hays ... boom operator
Tim Song Jones ... utility sound
Warren Kleiman ... adr mixer
Bruce Murphy ... dialogue editor
Alan L. Nineberg ... supervising adr editor
Richard D. Rogers ... re-recording mixer
Debbie Starkman ... dance foley artist
Gretchen Thoma ... foley artist
Pawel Wdowczak ... sound mixer
Michael Wetherwax ... dialogue editor

Special Effects by

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Matt Falletta ... special effects: orthodontic prosthesis
Roy Knyrim ... special effects makeup
Brendon O'Dell ... special effects foreman
David Waine ... special effects coordinator

Stunts

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John Alden ... stunt coordinator
Kurt Bryant ... stunt coordinator
Tabby Hanson ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Star Barry ... electrician
John Boccaccio ... first assistant camera
Christina Brandt ... second assistant camera
Michael P. Catanzarite ... grip
Janos Csoma ... electrician
Larry D. Davis ... camera operator: "b" camera
Gary Dunham ... first assistant camera: 'b' camera
Jim Gordon ... grip
Suzanne Hanover ... still photographer
Casey Hotchkiss ... camera operator
Louis Isman ... key rigging grip
Douglas S. Johnson ... loader
Jacques Jouffret ... steadicam operator
Eugene B. Kerry ... key grip
Tom Kessenich ... grip (as Kurt T. Kessenich)
Ty Kinnison ... electrician
Dan Kneece ... steadicam operator
Steven D. Kucharski ... electrician
John Linares ... best boy electric
Michael Listorti ... dolly grip (as Michael E. Listorti)
Victor Major ... rigging gaffer (as Victor G.Major)
Ralph Merzbach ... video playback operator
Vojislav Mikulic ... chief lighting technician (as Voya Mikulic)
Shawn Neary ... key rigging grip (as Shawn M. Neary)
Robert Snyder ... lighting technician
Adam Southwick ... electrician
Brian Sweeney ... camera operator: "b" camera
Vincent Torres ... best boy grip
Jason Young ... electrician

Casting Department

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Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Mercedes Kelso ... casting associate (as Mercedes Danforth)
Rich King ... extras casting
Jay Krymis ... extras casting
Elizabeth Lang ... casting associate: Los Angeles (as Elizabeth Lang Fedrick)
Jennifer Lindesmith ... casting assistant
Cash Oshman ... Big Crowds: President

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Stacy Beverly ... set costumer
Victoria DeKay ... costume supervisor
Ciara Duncan ... costume production assistant
Dahlia Foroutan ... costumer
Julia Gombert ... costumer
Alyson MacInnis ... costumer
Bonnie E. Morris ... seamstress (as Bonnie Morris)
Erika Moss ... additional set costumer
Hana Rausalova ... costumer
Maria Salleum ... costume fitter
Sarah Skinner ... costume fitter
Tammy Williamson ... assistant costume designer
Tim Wilson ... patternmaker and fitter

Location Management

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Lyal Holmberg ... assistant location manager
Eric Miller ... location scout
Paul Wilson ... location manager

Music Department

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Pete Anthony ... conductor
Tom Boyd ... musician: oboe soloist
Budd Carr ... music supervisor
Genevive Colvin ... music coordinator (as Geneviève Thomas Colvin)
Bruno Coon ... music editor
Sandy DeCrescent ... music contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
George Doering ... musician
Andrew Kinney ... orchestrator
Micha Liberman ... score co-producer
Rene Mandel ... concertmaster
Bill Schnee ... score mixer / score recordist
James Thatcher ... musician: french horn
Bryan Pezzone ... musician (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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John Agnew ... driver
Randy Mellison ... driver
Gordie Merrick ... transportation coordinator
Guy Merrick ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Michael Barnes ... financial legal services
Damien Breen ... production assistant
Michael Carriere ... assistant production accountant (as Michael Carrière)
Aloura Melissa Charles ... assistant to director (as Aloura M. Charles) / production office assistant
John Chisholm ... welfare/studio teacher
Christopher J. Corabi ... production attorney
Julian Garcia ... audience coordinator
Annette Hobday ... key set production assistant (as Annette Hawley)
Deanna Hodges ... stand-in
Peggy Holmes ... choreographer
Lonnie Johnson ... set medic
Kate Kelly ... assistant production coordinator
Heather Kwiecinski ... production office coordinator
Tanit Lee Lascelles ... production assistant
Heidi Schaeffer ... unit publicist
Diana Smith ... animal trainer (as Diana C. Smith)
Guin Solomon ... animal trainer (as Guin Noland)
Christopher Tuffin ... consultant
Desiree Varni ... key production accountant
Amy Jo Weinstein ... assistant: Ms. Driver
Annie Welles ... script supervisor
Scott Macleod ... production assistant (uncredited)
Judy Sharinger ... completion and delivery supervisor (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Taglines Sometimes you have to give up the life of your dreams, to discover the dream of your life. See more »
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Also Known As
  • A Mais Bela (Brazil)
  • Mindent a szépségért (Hungary)
  • Красавицата (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • De toute beauté (Canada, French title)
  • Beautiful - Una vita da miss (Italy)
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  • 112 min
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Budget $14,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $1,409,433, 01 Oct 2000

Did You Know?

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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 »
Movie Connections Referenced in Photo Double (2001). See more »
Soundtracks The Most Beautiful Girl in the World 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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