Mona (Minnie Driver) never dreamed of anything else but wearing the "Miss American Miss" crown. Inspired by that ambition, she uses quirky outfits, self-promotion and a flaming baton-twirling controversy to propel herself from mere consolation awards to the Miss Illinois title. Now Mona has a shot at her destiny, but an unusual circumstance teams her with a soccer-playing, deep-dimpled little girl, Vanessa (Hallie Kate Eisenberg). A hilarious campaign of photo op mishaps ensues. At the moment of truth, both Mona and Vanessa find something entirely more BEAUTIFUL.

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Beautiful (2000)

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Mona (Minnie Driver) never dreamed of anything else but wearing the "Miss American Miss" crown. Inspired by that ambition, she uses quirky outfits, self-promotion and a flaming baton-twirling controversy to propel herself from mere consolation awards to the Miss Illinois title. Now Mona has a shot at her destiny, but an unusual circumstance teams her with a soccer-playing, deep-dimpled little girl, Vanessa (Hallie Kate Eisenberg). A hilarious campaign of photo op mishaps ensues. At the moment of truth, both Mona and Vanessa find something entirely more BEAUTIFUL.

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Cast
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Minnie Driver

Mona Hibbard
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Joey Lauren Adams

Ruby
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Hallie Kate Eisenberg

Vanessa
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Kathleen Turner

Verna Chickle
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Leslie Stefanson

Joyce Parkins
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Bridgette Wilson

Lorna Larkin, Miss Texas (as Bridgette L. Wilson)
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Kathleen Robertson

Wanda Love, Miss Tennessee
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Michael McKean

Lance DeSalvo
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Gary Collins

Miss American Miss Host
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Linda Hart

Nedra Hibbard
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Brent Briscoe

Lurdy
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Colleen Rennison

Mona at 12
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Jacqueline Steiger

Ruby at 12
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Sylvia Short

Alberta
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Herta Ware

Clara
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Ali Landry

Belindy Lindbrook
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Robin Wilson

Miss Alabama (as Robin Renee')
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Chuti Tiu

Miss Hawaii
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Samantha Harris

Miss Minnesota
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Dawn Heusser

Miss West Virginia
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Julie Condra

Miss Iowa
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Jessica Collins

Miss Lawrenceville
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Deborah Kellner

Reigning Miss Illinois
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Brent Huff

Miss Illinois Local Pageant Host
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Charles Dougherty

Director
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Shawn Christian

Wink Hendricks
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Margaret Emery

Pageant P.A.
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Irene Roseen

Woman Official
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Mark Christensen

Production Assistant
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William Forward

Orthodontist
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Elizabeth Lang

Dental Nurse (as Liz Lang)
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Alexander Folk

Tom the Grocer
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Lu Elrod

Neighbor Woman
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Adilah Barnes

Home Economics Teacher
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Cindy Montoya-Picker

Dance Teacher
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Landry Allbright

Summer
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Lorna Scott

Mother in Diner
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Earl Schuman

Elderly Couple in Restaurant (as Earl B. Schuman)
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Mary E. Thompson

Elderly Couple in Restaurant
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Rosine 'Ace' Hatem

Theresa (as Rosine Ace Hatem)
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Claire Benedek

Shopper
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Dale Raoul

Shopper
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Robert Phelps

Mr. Willoughby
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Jordan Lund

Detective
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Warren Munson

Judge
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Keli Daniels

Fitness Club Lady
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Susan Segal

Fitness Club Lady
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Annabella Price

Mother at Slumber Party
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Sydney Berry

Little Girl at Slumber Party
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Ken Baldwin

E.I. Crew Member
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Spice Williams

Female Prisoner
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Jenny Seeger

Dancer
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Courtney Clark

Dancer
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Lisa Kouchak

Dancer
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Kimberly Jameson

Dancer (as Kim Jameson)
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Sara McKinney

Dancer
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Megan Stephens

Dancer
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Lindsay Lopez

Dancer
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Jennifer Edmond

Dancer
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Kelly Crandall

Dancer
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Rhonda Kaufman

Dancer
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Keli Murphy

Dancer
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Natalie Mills

Dancer
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Jennifer Lee Keyes

Dancer (as Jennifer Keyes)
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Tracie Burton

Dancer
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Katie Tate

Dancer
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Diane Mizota

Dancer
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Faune A. Chambers

Dancer
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Laurie Sposit

Dancer
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Cher Aslor

Dancer
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Bermina Jackson

Dancer
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Kimberly Lyon

Dancer
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Elizabeth Myers

Dancer
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Kristin McQuaid

Dancer
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Katie Miller

Dancer
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Sergio Carbajal

Dancer
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Bryan Anthony

Dancer
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Timothy Anderson

Dancer
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Zachary Woodlee

Dancer (as Zach Woodlee)
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Elward Jellison

Dancer
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Nikita Ager

Contestant (uncredited)
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Daniel Dehring

Joey (uncredited)
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Phil Hawn

Man with Newspaper (uncredited)
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Nichole Telck

Pageant Finalist (uncredited)
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Dan Touchette

Extra (uncredited)
Crew
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Sally Field

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Beautiful

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

10/7/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Beautiful

(DVD)

2/20/2001

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