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Beaches (1988)

PG-13
123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Writers
Iris Rainer (novel) (as Iris Rainer Dart) | Mary Agnes Donoghue (screenplay)
Producers
Bonnie Bruckheimer (as Bonnie Bruckheimer-Martell) | Bette Midler | Margaret South (as Margaret Jennings South)
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$ 20,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 198,361
Gross (USA)
$ 57,041,866
Gross (World)
$ 57,041,866
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Release date
Jan 13, 1989 (United States)

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6.9 / 10 | 20,728 votes