From Down And Out In Beverly Hills to Beaches, superstar BETTE MIDLER has wowed audiences worldwide with her music, humor and charisma! Midler now delivers a most engaging performance in her latest hit Stella! Tough and fiercely independent, Stella discovers that she is pregnant after a brief relationship with Dr. Stephen Dallas, but is too proud to accept a marriage of convenience from him or her well-meaning best friend (Sea Of Love's John Goodman). Ready to face life without regrets, Stella single-handedly raises her loving daughter Jenny (Trini Alvarado). Through the years, the two share a very special relationship, until Stella faces the truth - that she cannot provide her daughter with a life of advantages her wealthy father can give her. Stella is a warm, humorous, and thoroughly entertaining film that speaks to the heart of all audiences!

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Stella (1990)

PG-13

Romance/Drama · 1h 49m · 8/14/1990

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She sacrificed her own dreams to make her daughter's dreams come true.

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From Down And Out In Beverly Hills to Beaches, superstar BETTE MIDLER has wowed audiences worldwide with her music, humor and charisma! Midler now delivers a most engaging performance in her latest hit Stella! Tough and fiercely independent, Stella discovers that she is pregnant after a brief relationship with Dr. Stephen Dallas, but is too proud to accept a marriage of convenience from him or her well-meaning best friend (Sea Of Love's John Goodman). Ready to face life without regrets, Stella single-handedly raises her loving daughter Jenny (Trini Alvarado). Through the years, the two share a very special relationship, until Stella faces the truth - that she cannot provide her daughter with a life of advantages her wealthy father can give her. Stella is a warm, humorous, and thoroughly entertaining film that speaks to the heart of all audiences!

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

The Samuel Goldwyn Company, Touchstone Pictures

Revenue

$20,240,128
Part Of
Cast
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Bette Midler

Stella Claire
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John Goodman

Ed Munn
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Trini Alvarado

Jenny Claire
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Stephen Collins

Stephen Dallas
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Marsha Mason

Janice Morrison
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Eileen Brennan

Mrs. Wilkerson
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Linda Hart

Debbie Whitman
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Ben Stiller

Jim Uptegrove
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William McNamara

Pat Robbins
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John Bell

Bob Morrison
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Ashley Peldon

Jenny (age 3)
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Alisan Porter

Jenny (age 8)
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Kenneth Kimmins

Security Guard
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Bob Gerchen

Bartender
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Willie Rosario

Dancing Waiter
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Rex Robbins

Minister
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Ron White

Tony De Banza
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Matthew Cowles

Sid
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Louis Ferreira

Cocaine Dealer (as Justin Louis)
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Peter MacNeill

Bobby
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Michael Hogan

Billy
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George Buza

George
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Eric Keenleyside

Wendell
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Catherine Robbin

Leider Singer
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Rob McClure

Steven's Friend
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Sam Malkin

Man in Theatre
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Jayne Eastwood

Nurse
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Charles Woods Gray

PTA Parent (as Charles Gray)
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John Kozak

Mr. Wilkerson
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Terrence Langevin

Bingo Announcer
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Elva Mai Hoover

Mrs. Hough
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Glynis Davies

Mrs. Douglas
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Philip Akin

Police Officer
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Jayne Valseca

Preppy Girl #1 (as Jayne Rager)
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Megan Gallivan

Preppy Girl #2
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Todd Louiso

Preppy Boy #1
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Jeff Nichols

Preppy Boy #2
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Christian Hoover

Bar Customer #1
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Philip Astor

Bar Customer #2
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Eve Crawford

Janice's Secretary
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Elizabeth Lennie

Airline Reservation Clerk
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Dwayne McLean

Tom
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Tedd Dillon

Freddie
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Jane Dingle

Bingo Winner
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Jamie Shannon

Teenage Heckler
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Jaap Broeker

Coffeshop Owner (uncredited)
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Mack Dolgy

Opera Patron (uncredited)
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David Craig Ellis

Extra (uncredited)
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Elizabeth Karr

Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Crew
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John Erman

Director
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Olive Higgins Prouty

Writer
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Robert Getchell

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Stella

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/8/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Stella

(Blu-ray)

9/10/2019

Disc Title Front Cover

Stella

(Blu-ray)

11/6/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

Stella

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

9/10/2019

Disc Title Front Cover

Stella

(DVD)

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