BeautifulSeptember 29, 2000
Mona sacrifices everything, including family, in pursuit of a beauty pageant victory. Her friend Ruby helps her to an amazing degree.
Release Year: 2000
Rating: 4.7/10 (2,371 voted)
Critic's Score: 23/100
Stars: Minnie Driver, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Joey Lauren Adams
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.
Joey Lauren Adams
Hallie Kate Eisenberg
Lorna Larkin, Miss Texas
(as Bridgette L. Wilson)
Wanda Love, Miss Tennessee
Miss American Miss Host
Mona at 12
Ruby at 12
Sometimes you have to give up the life of your dreams, to discover the dream of your life.
Release Date: 29 September 2000
Filming Locations: Los Angeles Center Studios – 450 S. Bixel Street, Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA
Box Office Details
Opening Weekend: $1,409,433
(1 October 2000)
(22 October 2000)
Did You Know?
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras who plays Miss Texas was actually once Miss Teen USA.
Errors in geography:
There is no "Naperville County" in Illinois. Naperville is in DuPage and Will counties.
I just wanna know where I belong.
You belong in the family box.
A nice light entertainment
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.
about to change your life ( not a " message movie"), but does subtly make
some nice points about beauty and beauty contests, families, friendship and