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Beaches

Year:
Duration:
123 min
Genres:
Comedy | Drama | Music
IMDB rate:
6.7
Director:
Garry Marshall
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1989-01-13
Filming Locations: Tavern on the Green - Central Park at W. 67th Street, Central Park, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $5,160,258 (USA) (15 January 1989)
Gross: $57,041,866 (USA) Rentals $24,900,000 (USA)
Cast
Actor
Character
Bette Midler
CC Bloom
Barbara Hershey
Hillary Whitney Essex
John Heard
John Pierce
Spalding Gray
Dr. Richard Milstein
Lainie Kazan
Leona Bloom
James Read
Michael Essex
Grace Johnston
Victoria Essex
Mayim Bialik
CC (age 11)
Marcie Leeds
Hillary - Age 11
Carol Williard
Aunt Vesta
Allan Kent
Mr. Melman
Phil Leeds
Sammy Pinkers
Lynda Goodfriend
Mrs. Myandowski
Nikki Plant
Iris Myandowski
Michael French
Head Waiter
Robert Ball
Harry
Frank Campanella
Doorman
Diane Frazen
Marjorie
Michael Elias
Seedy Bar Patron
Patrick Richwood
T. Kuhn
Tracy Reiner
Dept. Store Clerk
Zachary Weintraub
ACLU Worker
Nicky Blair
Tavern on the Green Maitre d'
Joshua Levinson
Tavern on the Green Doorman
Lori Marshall
Tavern on the Green Patron
Jenifer Lewis
Diva (as Jenifer Jeanette Lewis)
Charlotte Crossley
Diva
Julie Bond
Diva (as Julie Burrows)
Kimberly Morgan
Diva
Andrea Paris
Diva
Adrienne Parker
Diva
Melissa Bremner
Peasant
Laura Fremont
Peasant
Charles McGowan
Peasant
Todd Niles
Peasant
Caitlin McLean
Peasant
Ken Miller
Peasant
Bill Bohl
Peasant
Steven Majewicz
Phillipe De Brassiere
Joe Grifasi
Otto Titsling
Mona Lyden
Actor 1
Bill Applebaum
Actor 2
Karin Calabro
Actor 4
Keith McDaniel
Actor 5
David Michael Giugni
Actor 6
Lucinda Crosby
TV Interviewer
Jack W. Larson
Lawyer
Judith Baldwin
Screaming Woman
Doris Hess
Maura
Jane Dulo
Hillary's Neighbor
Lisa Savage
Michael's Mistress
Frank Buxton
Doctor
Steve Restivo
Pink Palm Bartender
Maureen Jennings
Horse Teacher
Kathleen Marshall
Delivery Room Nurse #1 (as Kathi Marshall)
Julie Paris
Delivery Room Nurse #2
Clara Huff
I.C.U. Nurse #1
Barbara Marshall
I.C.U. Nurse #2
Scott Marshall
Car Rental Agent
Cindy Riegel
Airport Attendant
Mariann Aalda
Ticket Seller
Bo Sabato
Hollywood Bowl Stage Manager
Michael A. Salcido
Miami Limo Driver
Anne Betancourt
Miss Valdez
Harvey Keenan
Man in Bagels
Lugene Britton
Limo Driver
Arnold McCuller
Hollywood Bowl Backup Singer
Carla Earle
Hollywood Bowl Backup Singer
Katherine Singleton
Hollywood Bowl Backup Singer
Ken Gibbel
Cowboy Actor
Harvey Miller
The Movie Director (as Harvey Alan Miller)
Kevin Ash
Bar Mitzva Guest (uncredited)
Sarah Blaze
Madrigal Singer (uncredited)
Hector Elizondo
Judge (uncredited)
Don Feldstein
Fisherman (uncredited)
Whit Hertford
Tom (uncredited)
Garry Marshall
Audition Director
Marc Shaiman
Pianist (uncredited)
Lori Sigrist
Twin Cousin (uncredited)
Terri Sigrist
Twin Cousin (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Taylor Neff was considered for the role of Hillary Whitney Essex (age 11).
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Barbara Hershey had collagen lip injections to make herself look younger (she was 40 at the time and was playing Hilary from college age to mid-thirties).
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The Barbara Hershey screen test scenes where filmed on the Plaza Hotel lobby set of Big Business (1988). The scene where Hillary and C.C. are at the store where they have their big fight around the middle of the movie was also filmed on the same set (notice the carpet is the same).
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Goofs
When Hilary comes to visit CC in her apartment in 1968, there is a picture of Patty Smith's 1974 album "Wild Horses" on the wall.
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The position of John on the steps outside the theatre, when he and CC are breaking up.
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Reflected in a revolving door.
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Quotes
CC Bloom: [to the pregnant Hillary] Are you ready for your radar, dear?
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CC Bloom: You're not dead yet: so stop living as if you are!
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Aunt Vesta: Here you go, little girl.
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Photos from cast
Eddie Mekka