Episode 64 - Movie From The Year You Were Born

Beaches (1988) vs, Steel Magnolias (1989)

BEACHES (1988)

Directed by Garry Marshall

Written by Mary Agnes Donoghue, based on the novel Beaches by Iris Rainier Dart

Starring Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray, Lainie Kazan, James Reed, Grace Johnston, & Mayim Bialik

Rotten Tomatoes: 70%

STEEL MAGNOLIAS (1989)

Directed by Herbert Ross

Written by Robert Harling, based on the play Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling

Starring Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Daryl Hannah, Tom Skeritt, Sam Shepard, & Dylan McDermott

Rotten Tomatoes: 47%