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A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship and welcome her into the fold.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1989-11-15

Runtime 119 minutes

Budget $15m

Revenue $96m


TMDB 7.2


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pjsgalerie shared a tip "I normally don't like movies where it seems like nothing much happens but this was shockingly good."

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teralby shared a tip "So good, a classic!"

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txsgrbny shared a tip "Always makes me cry!"

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emme_T shared a tip "Best movie ever, so good!!!!!!!!!!! I have nothing else to say."

courtney_chapman_1810 shared a tip "So good, so sad, but still really funny."

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "Good to watch with your girlfriends and a glass of wine!"

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kolika_simmons shared a tip "Beautiful adaptation of the most quotable play ever."

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Skyelander shared a tip "Beautiful movie made my cry my eyes out"

lethea_garrett shared a tip "Family, love, sacrifice, and hardship. A tale of life and the circumstances that follow."

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annabeth_burgess shared a tip "My favorite movie of all time 🀍🀍🀍"

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kate_gamble-watson shared a tip "My absolute all time favorite!!!!"

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alexandra_lazarow shared a tip "Southern ladies saying southern things. Friendship, love, and loss"

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kaylee_cochran shared a tip "I wish I had a group of girlfriends like this."

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hypergrrl23 shared a tip "10/10 such a great film. I laughed and I cried. A all around good movie"

leslie_fatz shared a tip "My favorite part has to be the cemetery scene."

cj_martin shared a tip "Great ensemble cast that is still acting 20+ years later."

michelle_provard shared a tip "Just A wholesome show!"

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michelle_wilson_460 shared a tip "Best movie ever!"

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fortunesfodder shared a tip ""Drink your juice Shelby.""

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nun_yabidness shared a tip "Not similar but I started Reservation Dogs."

lily_fetterly shared a tip "looking for a fun spring movie like steel magnolias"

gillian_bernabe shared a tip "Tissues. Lots and lots of tissues."

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peg_silber shared a tip "One of my favorite movies!"

connie_mallia shared a tip "Classic film."

samantha_stewart_5822 shared a tip "Great comfort movie"

amber_grunder shared a tip "My favorite line in this movie... "Laughter thru tears is my favorite emotion.""

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tammy_stewart_4447 shared a tip "A classic - of course, I'm an 80s girl!"

jeri_gamble shared a tip "One of my all time favorite movies! Some of the best lines to quote through out life!"

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sharon_steinberg-me shared a tip "My favorite."

alexis_martin_2836 shared a tip "I love a good movie about healthy female friendship. The gravesite scene is one of Sally Fields' best ever."

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wendy_35 shared a tip "Heartbreaking classic! I love it!"

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caroline_taylor_2032 shared a tip "The whole thing is fantastic! Possible favorite is when she's saying, hit Weezer!"

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julie_vanderyagt shared a tip "Yup.. When they are at the graveside and Clariee wants people to slap Ouiser. 😊 You?"

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tatum_brewer shared a tip "This movie is a classic for a reason! Excellent movie"

jesse_nienhueser shared a tip "Such a great story about needing friends during hard times"

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allison_fenton shared a tip "Laughter through tears...."

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fannie_mae_wilcox shared a tip "πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ"

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lauren_standifer shared a tip "Not really comedy, sure it has funny moments, but it's mainly a chick-flick. Have tissues ready. This is an amazing movie."

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cindy_callihan shared a tip "I love them all..but I think Wheezy"

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breanna_rose_4775 shared a tip "So many! The jokes are hysterical but mostly I love the ending when the movie comes full circle."

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debbi_hartley shared a tip "If you've ever lost a child this will bring it all back."

kara_harvey_3332 shared a tip "My absolute favorite movie of all time! πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—"

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trish_maloney_2796 shared a tip "All of it; but the part that brings tears EVERY time is when the mom breaks down after the funeral."

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glenda_walker shared a tip "I love this movie. I love to laugh and I like a tear jerker."

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will_mack shared a tip "Tear jerker but excellent acting and casting :)"

joe_g_2739 shared a tip "Have a box of kleenex handy."

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laila_doiron shared a tip "This is the perfect movie if you wanna get a good laugh and if you wanna cry a littleπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ’—"

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cait_hutchinson shared a tip "Top ten favourite"

niaaa_ shared a tip "Great movie , you will cry lol alot unless it was just me"

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traci_moultry shared a tip "It's a perfect movie about women and friendships."

mary_3793 shared a tip "Loved this!!"

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stacey_mulligan shared a tip "My all time favorite movie!"

katie_zam shared a tip "Favorite movie"

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shannon_porter shared a tip "Best movie ever seen #romance #comedy #drama #family #family @"

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kara_demetropoulos shared a tip "Bust out the tissues! One of my favorite tear jerkers."

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jessica_thomas_8573 shared a tip "It's an excellent chick-flick. Bring tissues. Stellar cast, great acting, and all the feels!"

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reyna_morena shared a tip "Tuesdays with Morrie"

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carrie_waterman shared a tip "A great movie. Enjoy."

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loretta_endo shared a tip "Omg!! I have so many. Depends on the type. I can tell you I have watched Elf at least 100x. 🀣🀣🀣"

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janice_hough shared a tip "An oldie but goodie, The Big Chill. And Devine secrets of the YaYa sisterhood."

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juan_wasnak shared a tip "One of the BEST MOVIES OF ALL TIMES!!! Love it!"

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jessica_beckett shared a tip "My favorite movie!! Laughter through tears."

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katherine_threndyle shared a tip "One of my all time favorites!!"

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pamela_t shared a tip "Definitely cried!"

rae_ann_williams shared a tip "Yes! I love the Easter scene and any scenes in the hair salon! Love the whole movie"

jeana_602 shared a tip "One of my favorite movies"

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kari_fischer shared a tip "Great movie! You'll laugh, you'll's everything you want in a good story!"

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miranda_shirks-semko shared a tip "Absolutely love this movie 😍"

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katie_holyfield shared a tip "It’s funny movie and I love the bond between all the ladies and I love truvy and clarice it’s a instant classic!"

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miguel_bar shared a tip "It was absolutely witty and had me crying! I loved it"

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