DVD 114 mins IMDB 5.2 (5,212 votes)
Hope Floats
20th Century Fox (1998)
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(2005 )

John Wood
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA  /  English

Sandra Bullock Birdee Pruitt
Harry Connick Jr. Justin Matisse
Gena Rowlands Ramona Calvert
Mae Whitman Bernice Pruitt
Michael Paré Bill Pruitt
Cameron Finley Travis
Kathy Najimy Toni Post
Bill Cobbs Nurse
Connie Ray Bobbi-Claire Patterson
Mona Lee Fultz Teacher
Sydney Berry Orange Julia
Rachel Snow Big Dolores
Christina Stojanovich Kristen
Alissa Alban Deborah 'Debbie' Reissen
Dee Hennigan Dot

Director Forest Whitaker
Producer Lynda Obst
Writer Steven Rogers
Cinematography Caleb Deschanel
Musician Sheryl Crow; Dave Grusin; Nick Lowe; Bob Seger; Diane Warren
User Credit 1 Richard Chew
User Credit 2 Susie DeSanto

Birdee Pruitt (Sandra Bullock) has a life most people would envy. But when her cheating husband reveals his infidelity on her on a national TV talk show, her perfect life comes crashing down. Devastated, Birdee and her young daughter head home to the small town she left behind. As mother and daughter struggle to adjust to their new lives, Birdee slowly gains the strength to open her heart--and find hope again.

Edition Details
Barcode 024543058199
Region Region 1
Chapters 21
Release Date 11/3/1998
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color
Subtitles English; Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Stereo
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

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Purchase Date 10/29/2005
User Lookup 1 DVD Copy
User Text 1 Thematic elements.
User Text 2 When life fell apart, love fell into place.
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Goofs: Continuity: When Birdie and Justin are at the dance, the band takes a break and Birdie and Justin begin to dance by the juke box, but you can see the band performing on the stage in the background. (more)

Bernice Pruitt: At home we had a pet skunk. Mama used to call it Justin Matisse. Do you think that's just a coincidence? All day long she would to scream, "You stink Justin Matisse!" Then one day she just picked up a club and killed it.
Justin Matisse: Now that's a sad story.
Bernice Pruitt: If you liked the skunk, which we didn't.

Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations (more)