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The Rose (1979)

R
125 min | Drama, Music, Romance

The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.
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Bo Goldman (screenplay) | Bill Kerby (screenplay) (story)
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$ 8,500,000
Gross (USA)
$ 29,200,000
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Release date
Nov 7, 1979 (United States)

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83 cast members
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Bette Midler
Mary Rose Foster Mary Rose Foster   See fewer
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Alan Bates
Rudge Campbell Rudge Campbell   See fewer
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Frederic Forrest
Huston Dyer Huston Dyer   See fewer
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Harry Dean Stanton
Billy Ray Billy Ray   See fewer
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Barry Primus
Dennis Dennis   See fewer
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David Keith
PFC Mal PFC Mal   See fewer
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Sandra McCabe
Sarah Willingham Sarah Willingham   See fewer
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Will Hare
Mr. Leonard Mr. Leonard   See fewer
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Rudy Bond
Monty Monty   See fewer
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Don Calfa
Don Frank Don Frank   See fewer
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Doris Roberts
Mrs. Foster Mrs. Foster   See fewer
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Sandy Ward
Mr. Foster, Rose's Father Mr. Foster, Rose's Father   See fewer
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Kenny Sacha
Female Impersonator (as Claude Sacha) Female Impersonator (as Claude Sacha)   See fewer
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Michael St. Laurent
Female Impersonator Female Impersonator   See fewer
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Sylvester
Female Impersonator Female Impersonator   See fewer
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Pearl Heart
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Butch Ellis
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Jonathan Banks
Television Promoter Television Promoter   See fewer
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Jack O'Leary
Short Order Cook Short Order Cook   See fewer
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Luke Andreas
Trucker Trucker   See fewer
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Harry Northup
Skinny Guy Skinny Guy   See fewer
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Cherie Latimer
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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Seamon Glass
Trucker Trucker   See fewer
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Pat Corley
Police Chief Morrison Police Chief Morrison   See fewer
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Dennis Erdman
Billy Ray's Kid Billy Ray's Kid   See fewer
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Joyce Roth
Waitress in Airport Waitress in Airport   See fewer
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Frank Speiser
Reporter at Rose's House Reporter at Rose's House   See fewer
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Constance Cawlfield
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Annie McGuire
Don Frank's Wife Don Frank's Wife   See fewer
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Hildy Brooks
Arlene Arlene   See fewer
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Dimo Condos
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Lorrie Davis
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David Garfield
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Kathryn Grody
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Sandra Seacat
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Chip Zien
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Ted Harris
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Victor Argo
Lockerman Lockerman   See fewer
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Kelly Boyd
Blonde Girl in Leonard's Blonde Girl in Leonard's   See fewer
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Cyndi Gottfried
Redhaired Girl in Leonard's Redhaired Girl in Leonard's   See fewer
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L.D. Frazier
Doorman at Nightclub Doorman at Nightclub   See fewer
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Larry Guardino
Cop at Police Station (as Lawrence Guardino) Cop at Police Station (as Lawrence Guardino)   See fewer
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Tom Kubiak
Cab Driver Cab Driver   See fewer
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Phil Rubenstein
Pot Belly Pot Belly   See fewer
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Charlie McCarthy
Cop in Luxor Bath Cop in Luxor Bath   See fewer
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Danny Weis
Danny - Band Leader and Guitarist, The Rose Band Danny - Band Leader and Guitarist, The Rose Band   See fewer
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Louis Buchanan
Keyboards Player, The Rose Band (as Robbie Louis Buchanan) Keyboards Player, The Rose Band (as Robbie Louis Buchanan)   See fewer
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Norton Buffalo
Harmonica / Trombone Player, THe Rose Band Harmonica / Trombone Player, THe Rose Band   See fewer
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Steve Hunter
Guitarist, The Rose Band Guitarist, The Rose Band   See fewer
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Jerry Jumonville
Saxophone Player, The Rose Band (as Jerome Noel Jumonville) Saxophone Player, The Rose Band (as Jerome Noel Jumonville)   See fewer
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Mark Leonard
Bass Guitarist, The Rose Band Bass Guitarist, The Rose Band   See fewer
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Mark Underwood
Trumpeter, The Rose Band Trumpeter, The Rose Band   See fewer
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Pentti Glan
Drummer, The Rose Band (as Pentti 'Whitey' Glan) Drummer, The Rose Band (as Pentti 'Whitey' Glan)   See fewer
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Allison Caine
Additional Voice Additional Voice   See fewer
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David Cohen
Concert Fan Concert Fan   See fewer
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Cathi Peyton Erman
Blonde Hippie Girl at Concert (as Cathi Loper) Blonde Hippie Girl at Concert (as Cathi Loper)   See fewer
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Jack Hollander
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Al Irizarry
Reporter / soundperson Reporter / soundperson   See fewer
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Craig S. Jaeger
Audience Member Audience Member   See fewer
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Jonathon Johnson
Ensemble Ensemble   See fewer
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Harold Jurkiewicz
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Ralph Roberts
A doorman A doorman   See fewer
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Jon Sholle
Electric guitar:Monty's Band Electric guitar:Monty's Band   See fewer
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Ken Weiner
Concert Fan Concert Fan   See fewer
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Byron Berline
Country Band Member (uncredited) Country Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Dahdah
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Doug Dillard
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Rodney Dillard
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Michael Charles Hill
Concert Attendee (uncredited) Concert Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Larson
Football Captain (uncredited) Football Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stan Rodarte
The roadie (uncredited) The roadie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sid Terror
Roadie (uncredited) Roadie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dian Van Patten
Hippie (uncredited) Hippie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fan (uncredited) Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Audience Rocker (uncredited) Audience Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 6,984 votes