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EW's 10 of Our Favorite Beauty Pageant Movies

Entertainment Weekly's list of the top 10 beauty pageant movies. With countless beauty pageants made over the years, it can be helpful to know what the EW critics think to help guide you to a handful of movies you can be sure will be good. The entertainment magazine is known for such franchises that help entertainment junkies separate the good from the bad, in this case, to narrow done all the choices to a list of 10 great beauty queen movies.

What are EW's 10 favorite movies about pageants? Take a look at this list and you'll find out for yourself. Find the full article and photo gallery on EW's web site.
  • Smile
    1
    Mika Boorem, Luoyong Wang, Yi Ding
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Jeffrey Kramer
  • Shag
    2
    Phoebe Cates, Scott Coffey, Bridget Fonda
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Zelda Barron
  • Miss Firecracker
    3
    Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Thomas Schlamme
  • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
    4
    Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Beeban Kidron
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer
    5
    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Jim Gillespie
  • Happy, Texas
    6
    Jeremy Northam, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Mark Illsley
  • Drop Dead Gorgeous
    7
    Kirsten Dunst, Ellen Barkin, Allison Janney
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Michael Patrick Jann
  • Miss Congeniality
    8
    Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Donald Petrie
  • Beautiful
    9
    Minnie Driver, Joey Lauren Adams, Hallie Kate Eisenberg
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Sally Field
  • Little Miss Sunshine
    10
    Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris