|A touching story of unlikely friendship between two remarkable women. A hilarious, poignant, heartfelt drama about the tears we shed and the joys we share when someone new steps into the family.|
"Uplifting and reaffirming... Ruthe Stein, San Francisco Chronicle
Editor's NoteJackie (Susan Sarandon) and Luke (Ed Harris) are divorcing after years of marriage and two children, Anna and Ben. Their new stepmother, Isabel (Julia Roberts), wants to be involved in the children's life, but is unwilling to sacrifice anything for her work. Jackie considers this to be selfish and rude, sparking a conflict between the two women. When cancer enters the picture, everyone is forced to grow in order to settle their differences. A tearjerker in the truest sense of the word.
Cast & Crew
|Chris Columbus - Director|
|Gigi Levangie - Screenplay|
Golden Globe (1999)
|Susan Saradon, Nominee, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama|
Customer Reviews of Stepmom
very down to earth10/23/1999
excellant movie with a storyline very common in today's world.hits the nail on the head about people having differances and still getting along. all 3 main actors portray their characters greatly along with a bit of humor.very heartfelt.
This is a great movie. Julia Roberts and Susan Sarandan do a wonderful job!