List of the best Bette Midler movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Singing, dancing, telling jokes, Bette Midler can do it all and her impressive filmography proves it. Bette Midler's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Bette Midler movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bette Midler movies will be at the top of the list. Bette Midler has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bette Midler movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bette Midler films to end the squabble once and for all.
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The Rose and Beaches are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list
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- Hillary (Barbara Hershey) and CC (Bette Midler) meet as children vacationing in Atlantic City, N.J., and remain friends throughout the decades. As CC, a loud New Yorker, pursues a singing career, ...more
- Despondent over the marriage of her ex-husband to a younger woman, a middle-aged divorcée plunges to her death from her penthouse. At the woman's funeral, her former college friends (Bette Midler, ...more
- After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story ...more
- Two sets of twins born in the small town of Jupiter Hollow are mixed up by a confused nurse. The parents -- one set poor local farmers, the other wealthy socialites just passing through -- are none ...more
- Rose (Bette Midler) is a passionate 1960s rock star who pours herself into every performance despite her demanding manager, Rudge (Alan Bates), who encourages her to tour excessively. While singing ...more
- Sam Stone (Danny DeVito) hates his wife, Barbara (Bette Midler), so much that he wants her dead. He's ecstatic when she's taken by a duo of kidnappers who want $500,000 ransom in exchange for her ...more
- Bombastic wannabe actress Sandy Borzinsky (Bette Midler) and persnickety Hollywood hopeful Lauren Ames (Shelley Long) land in the same popular acting class and immediately find they can't stand one ...more
- On a USO tour during World War II, entertainer Eddie Sparks (James Caan) needs a partner to round out his act. Soon after hiring performer Dixie Leonard (Bette Midler), Eddie decides he wants her out ...more
- Unlucky and homeless, Dave (Nick Nolte) decides to call it quits, and so sneaks into a stranger's backyard and tries to drown himself in the pool. However, Jerry's plans are stopped by the pool's ...more
- Minor-league baseball announcer Artie Decker (Billy Crystal) and his wife, Diane (Bette Midler), get to see their only child, Alice (Marisa Tomei), very seldom. To their surprise, Alice and her ...more
- A working-class woman (Bette Midler) raises her out-of-wedlock daughter (Trini Alvarado) alone, then lets her go to her rich father.
- Molly De Mora (Paula Marshall) is getting married, with her beau being Keith Marks (Jamie Denton), a political hopeful who is running on a family values platform. Molly invites her now-divorced ...more
- Ambitious stage mother Rose Hovick (Bette Midler) wants desperately for her daughter, June (Jeffrey Broadhurst), to become the vaudeville star she never was. With the help of savvy but kind-hearted ...more
- After enduring setbacks in her television career, executive Joanna Eberhart (Nicole Kidman) relocates with her family from New York City to the Connecticut suburb of Stepford. While Joanna's husband, ...more
- Nick Marshall (Mel Gibson) gets a whole new outlook on life when a fluke accident gives him the ability to read women's minds. At first, this "gift" provides Nick with way too much information, but ...more
- Bette Midler dresses up, tells racy jokes and sings "The Rose," "I Shall Be Released," "Leader of the Pack."
- Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On is a 2010 film written by Eric Kornfeld and Bruce Vilanch and directed by Bette Midler.
- In this animated update of the classic "Oliver Twist" tale, Oliver (Joey Lawrence) is an orphaned kitten taken in by a gang of thieving dogs, led by cavalier canine Dodger (Billy Joel) and owned by ...more
- Life deals a few heavy blows to April (Helen Hunt), a 39-year-old schoolteacher. Though she is desperate for a baby, her husband (Matthew Broderick) has decided to end their brief marriage. April ...more
- The Bette Midler Show is a HBO Video special of one of Bette Midler's tours entitled 'The Depression Tour', The video is of her show at the Cleveland Music Hall during February 1976. the show ...more
- "Fantasia/2000" continues and builds upon Walt Disney's original idea with the creation of a new musical program interpreted by a group of distinguished Disney artists and storytellers. Adding to the ...more
- Jacqueline Susann (Bette Midler) had invented a whole new way of writing books, and once she and Irving (Nathan Lane) hit the road, the publishing world would never be the same. Embarking on a book ...more
- Sleazy professional gambler Harold Benson (Rip Torn) discovers that he can always win against Las Vegas blackjack dealer Willie Brodax (Ken Wahl). In fact, Benson wins so consistently against Willie ...more
- The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) 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 ...more
- Clothing designer Mary Haines (Meg Ryan) appears to have it all: a beautiful home in Connecticut, a successful husband, a lovely daughter, and the support of a close circle of friends -- led by ...more