Steel Magnolias

Next Airing: Saturday, May 18th

Upcoming Airings of Steel Magnolias

close
Saturday, 18 May
Saturday, 18 May
Thursday, 23 May
Thursday, 23 May
Monday, 27 May
Steel Magnolias

About Steel Magnolias

In fictional Chinquapin, Louisiana, a wedding is about to take place. The bride is Shelby (Julia Roberts), a headstrong young beauty whose iron-willed mother, M'Lynn (Sally Field), would do anything for her. Giant-haired Dolly Parton is Truvy, the owner of the beauty parlor that serves as the town's unofficial hub. Dropping in to exchange gossip are Ouiser (Shirley MacLaine), the richest and meanest woman in town, and Clairee (Olympia Dukakis), an elegant widow with a sly delivery. The atmosphere is further enlivened by the wacky new girl, Annelle (Daryl Hannah), a gawky trainee with cat-woman glasses and a mysterious past. These six "steel magnolias" huddle together and provide each other with strength, friendship and an audience for each other's jokes as they negotiate the ups and downs of life and love in a small Southern town.

Crime Collection Highlights

  • Freedomland

    A single mother ignites a racial controversy when she blames an African American man for kidnapping her son. Julianne Moore & Samuel L. Jackson star.

  • The November Man

    Pierce Brosnan stars as a former CIA operative who is brought back in on a personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former protege.

  • Deja Vu

    Denzel Washington stars as an FBI agent who travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered, but falls in love with her in the process.