Steel Magnolias Poster

Release Date: 1989

DVD Release Date: July 25th, 2000

PG|1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
M'Lynn (Sally Field) is the mother of bride-to-be Shelby Eatenton (Julia Roberts), and as friend Truvy Jones (Dolly Parton) fixes the women's hair for the ceremony, they welcome a helping hand from aspiring beautician Annelle Dupuy Desoto (Daryl Hannah). Diabetic Shelby has a health scare, which is averted but doesn't bode well for her hopes of having children. Time passes, and the women and their friends encounter tragedy and good fortune, growing stronger and closer in the process.

Cast: Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis, Julia Roberts, Tom Skerritt, Sam Shepard

Director: Herbert Ross

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Rastar Films

Keywords: 1980s, Transformation, Mother, Love, Hospital, Heartwarming, Friend


Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama