Best Bette Midler movies

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Best Bette Midler movies
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TOP 25:
The Women
The Women
Bette Midler as: Leah Miller
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Family
Release: 2008
The story centers on a group of gossipy, high-society women who spend their days at the beauty salon and haunting fashion shows. The sweet, happily-wedded Mary Haines finds her marriage in trouble when shop girl Crystal Allen gets her hooks into Mary's man.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Shelley Long movies?

TOP 24:
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
Bette Midler as: Kitty Galore (voice)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2010
The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Neil Patrick Harris movies?


TOP 23:
Scenes from a Mall
Scenes from a Mall
Bette Midler as: Dr. Deborah Finegold-Fifer
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1991
A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.

TOP 22:
Then She Found Me
Then She Found Me
Bette Midler as: Bernice Graves
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
A New York schoolteacher hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her biological mother, an eccentric talk show host, materializes and turns her life upside down as she begins a courtship with the father of one of her students.

TOP 21:
Drowning Mona
Drowning Mona
Bette Midler as: Mona Dearly
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Release: 2000
The recently deceased Mona Dearly was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash immediately suspects murder rather than an accident. But, since the whole community of Verplanck, N.Y., shares a deep hatred for this unceasingly spiteful woman, Rash finds his murder investigation overwhelmed with potential suspects.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Neve Campbell movies?


TOP 20:
The Stepford Wives
The Stepford Wives
Bette Midler as: Bobbie Markowitz
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 2004
What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech, terrifying little town.

TOP 19:
Parental Guidance
Parental Guidance
Bette Midler as: Diane Decker
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2012
Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bailee Madison movies?

TOP 18:
Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Bette Midler as: Barbara Whiteman
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1986
Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is confused about his sexuality and their daughter is suffering from eating disorders. While they are celebrating thanksgiving having plenty of food, street tramp Jerry is hungry, homeless, sleeping rough and has lost his dog. Jerry decides to end his life by drowning himself in their swimming pool. Dave rescues him and invites him to stay for a while. How does this stranger change the life style of this family?


TOP 17:
Outrageous Fortune
Outrageous Fortune
Bette Midler as: Sandy Brozinsky
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery
Release: 1987
Refined actress Lauren Ames finally has a chance to study with the great theatre professor Stanislav Korzenowski. Sandy Brozinsky, a brash, loud actress, decides through happenstance to also study with Korzenowski. The two women end up dating the same man (who turns out to be a double agent) and follow him across the country to force him to choose between them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Coyote movies?

TOP 16:
Big Business
Big Business
Bette Midler as: Sadie Ratliff / Sadie Shelton
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1988
In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins unbeknown to the parents. Our story flashes forward to the 1980s where the mismatched sets of twins are about to cross paths.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lily Tomlin movies?

TOP 15:

The Addams Family

The Addams Family
Bette Midler as: Grandmama (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2019
The Addams family's lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a treacherous, greedy crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dan Hedaya movies?


TOP 14:

What Women Want

What Women Want
Bette Midler as: Dr. J. M. Perkins (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2000
Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's thoughts, he puts his newfound talent to work against Darcy, his new boss, who seems to be infatuated with him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alan Alda movies?

TOP 13:

For the Boys

For the Boys
Bette Midler as: Dixie Leonard
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 1991
With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later they continue their work but when the author Silver gets involved into McCarthy's campaign and is being fired by Eddie, Dixie turns away from him, too.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Caan movies?

TOP 12:

That Old Feeling

That Old Feeling
Bette Midler as: Lilly Leonard
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1997
A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon.

TOP 11:

The First Wives Club

The First Wives Club
Bette Midler as: Brenda Morelli Cushman
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
After years of helping their hubbies climb the ladder of success, three mid-life Manhattanites have been dumped for a newer, curvier model. But the trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit their exes where it really hurts - in the wallet!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stockard Channing movies?


TOP 10:

Oliver & Company

Oliver & Company
Bette Midler as: Georgette (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 1988
This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street savoir faire. But when Oliver meets wealthy Jenny on one of the gang's thieving missions, his life changes forever.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Brandis movies?

TOP 9:

Ruthless People

Ruthless People
Bette Midler as: Barbara Stone
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1986
A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation—without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Danny DeVito movies?

TOP 8:

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus
Bette Midler as: Winifred 'Winnie' Sanderson
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Family
Release: 1993
After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Doug Jones movies?

TOP 7:

The Rose

The Rose
Bette Midler as: Mary Rose Foster
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1979
Rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster's romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperilled by the demands of life on the road.

TOP 6:

Beaches

Beaches
Bette Midler as: Cecilia 'CC' Carol Bloom
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1988
A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.


TOP 5:

Fantasia 2000

Fantasia 2000
Bette Midler as: Herself - Host
Genre: Animation, Music, Family
Release: 1999
Blending lively music and brilliant animation, this sequel to the original 'Fantasia' restores 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' and adds seven new shorts.

TOP 4:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

TOP 3:

Freak Show

Freak Show
Bette Midler as: Muv
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2018
The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.

TOP 2:

20 Feet from Stardom

20 Feet from Stardom
Bette Midler as: Herself
Genre: Documentary, Music
Release: 2013
Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.

TOP 1:

Live Aid

Live Aid
Genre: Documentary, Music
Release: 1985
Live Aid was held on 13 July 1985, held simultaneously in Wembley Stadium in London, England, and the John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, United States. It was one of the largest-scale satellite link-ups and television broadcasts of all time: an estimated global audience of 1.9 billion, across 150 nations, watched the live broadcast. It's twelve noon in London, seven AM in Philadelphia, and around the world it's time for: Live Aid...



If you like the best Bette Midler movies, then you will also like the best Shelley Long movies, where many of their films coincide.