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2 Ratings: 5.0
Comedy and Drama movie directed by Garry Marshall

Garry Marshall's 1988 drama about a 30-year friendship between two women, one wealthy (Barbara Hershey) and the other (Bette Midler) seeking her fortune in show business, is well written (based on the novel by Iris Rainer Dart) and nicely textured in … see full wiki

Director: Garry Marshall
Genre: Comedy, Drama
2 reviews about Beaches
review by . February 06, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
BEACHES, based on the novel by Iris Rainer Dart, is a fantastic and emotion-driven drama/comedy. Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey turn in fabulous fully-realised performances as two best friends who share an amazing relationship.    On the beach in Atlantic City, 11-year-olds CC Bloom and Hillary Whitney strike up a friendship that will endure beyond all obstacles. Through letters spanning the years, the two women vent their frustrations, hopes and dreams.     Bette …
review by . September 19, 2000
Pros: ..     Cons: .....     I read a quotation once that stated "Some people come into your life and quickly go. Some people come into your life and leave footprints on your heart, and you are never the same". That is my impression of this movie.      It is unfortunate that this has been rated a definite tear jerking chick flick. It is unfortunate that men do not feel they can or are capable of forming a bond of friendship that …
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