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PG-13| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Birdee Pruitt (Sandra Bullock) has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie (Rosanna Arquette), who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill (Michael Paré). Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice (Mae Whitman), by returning to her small Texas hometown, but she's faced with petty old acquaintances who are thrilled to see Birdee unhappy -- except for her friend Justin (Harry Connick Jr.). As he helps Birdee get back on her feet, love begins to blossom.

Cast: Sandra Bullock , Harry Connick Jr. , Gena Rowlands , Mae Whitman , Michael Paré , Cameron Finley , Kathy Najimy , Bill Cobbs

Director: Forest Whitaker

Genres: Romance

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Hope Floats (1998)

Release Date: May 29th, 1998|1 hr. 54 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Floats is corny and false, with a script by Steven Rogers that's almost 100 percent artificial sweetener. show more

  • 75
    Barbara Shulgasser San Francisco Examiner

    The ordinariness of the material gives way to the winning personalities of the stars. show more

  • 63
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    This is a frustrating film that takes its cutesy title way too literally. show more

  • November 18, 2009 CarolFPsych
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    Totally enjoyable, great cast, good story. Loved every minute...

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