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Isn't She Great (2000)

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Release Date
 USA: Jan 28, 2000
 UK: 23 Jun 2000
DVD Release Date
 R1: Jul 18, 2000

Budget $36,000,000

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MPAA Rating
Rated R for language.

Running Time
1 hour, 35 minutes

Country USA, UK, Germany, Japan

Studio Mutual Film Company

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Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy, Biography, Suspense, Love, Marriage, True Story, On The Road, Showbiz

Tagline: Talent isn't everything.

Plot: From the very beginning, best-selling novelist Jacqueline Susann (Bette Midler) simply wanted her place in the spotlight. With no agent and no one calling for auditions, she scraped by with residuals from the occasional radio jingle, television commercial and game show appearance. Still, with every failure -and there were plenty she remained undeterred in her quest for fame. A friend once told her that "talent wasn't everything," and for no person was this more true.

Manager and publicist Irving Mansfield (Nathan Lane) knew he was the one who could make Jackie's dreams come true. He also knew that he was in love with the flamboyant actress. It was a relationship made in show business heaven.

With Jackie's career going nowhere, and fast, Irving hit upon an idea. A crazy idea, but an idea which just might make Jacqueline Susann a household name. She would write a book. Never mind the fact that she had never written before. She would write about what she knew: the crazy, steamy lives of drug-addicted, sex-craved movie stars.

With her best friend Florence (Stockard Channing) by her side for inspiration and Irving at her side for advice, encouragement and deliveries of hot Pastrami, Jackie put pen to paper, with a passion that was all-consuming... and a vocabulary that would

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 Directed by
Andrew Bergman
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 Written by
Michael Korda
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Nathan Lane
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Stockard Channing
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