Hope Floats

Hope Floats (1998)

When life fell apart, love fell into place.

  • Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date: 1998-05-29
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 393 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fortis Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Forest Whitaker
star 6.3/10
From 393 Ratings


Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but she's faced with petty old acquaintances who are thrilled to see Birdee unhappy -- except for her friend Justin. As he helps Birdee get back on her feet, love begins to blossom.

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  • Sandra Bullock

    as Birdee Pruitt
  • Harry Connick Jr.

    as Justin Matisse
  • Gena Rowlands

    as Ramona Calvert
  • Mae Whitman

    as Bernice Pruitt
  • Michael Paré

    as Bill Pruitt
  • Kathy Najimy

    as Toni Post
  • Cameron Finley

    as Travis
  • Bill Cobbs

    as Nurse
  • Connie Ray

    as Bobbi-Claire
  • Mona Lee Fultz

    as Teacher
  • Sydney Berry

    as Orange Julia
  • Rachel Snow

    as Big Dolores
  • Christina Stojanovich

    as Kristen
  • Alissa Alban

    as Debbie Reissen
  • Dee Hennigan

    as Dot
  • Angela Rambourg

    as Toni Post Intro Montage Interviewee (uncredited)
  • Rosanna Arquette

    as Connie Phillips (uncredited)
Production Lynda Obst Producer
Directing Forest Whitaker Director
Crew Forest Whitaker Executive Music Producer
Production Ronnie Yeskel Casting
Art Christa Munro Art Direction
Art Douglas A. Mowat Set Decoration
Editing Richard Chew Editor
Camera Caleb Deschanel Director of Photography
Art Larry Fulton Production Design
Camera David M. Dunlap "B" Camera Operator
Production Sandra Bullock Executive Producer
Sound Dave Grusin Original Music Composer
Art Keith P. Cunningham Assistant Art Director
Sound Tim Chau Sound Supervisor
Production Richard Hicks Casting Associate
Writing Steven Rogers Screenplay
Camera Christine M. Loss Still Photographer
Sound David Betancourt Foley Mixer
Sound Dawn Fintor Foley Artist
Sound Charleen Richards ADR Mixer
Sound Alicia Stevenson Foley Artist
Production Mary McLaglen Executive Producer
Production Mary McLaglen Unit Production Manager
Production Jo Edna Boldin Local Casting
Sound Curt Sobel Music Editor
Crew Don Was Executive Music Producer
Costume & Make-Up Eileen Sieff Stroup Costume Supervisor
Art Robert Tate Nichols Set Dresser
Sound Rick Canelli ADR Recordist
Directing George Bamber Second Assistant Director
Camera Jamie Barber First Assistant "A" Camera
Sound Kimberly Harris ADR Supervisor
Visual Effects Rich Thorne Visual Effects Supervisor
Production Barbara Harris ADR Voice Casting
Directing Frank Davis First Assistant Director
Crew Randy E. Moore Special Effects Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Christina Smith Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Susie DeSanto Costume Design
Camera Jimmy Lindsey First Assistant "B" Camera
Production Julia Kim Casting Associate
Crew Kiante Elam Stunt Coordinator
Directing Sydney Gilner Script Supervisor
Sound Anthony Ortiz Boom Operator
Camera David Luckenbach "A" Camera Operator
Art Pablo Ferro Title Designer
Sound Robert Renga Sound Recordist
Sound Bob Beemer Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Bill W. Benton Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Felipe Borrero Sound Mixer
Crew Phil Schriber Transportation Coordinator
Sound Jim Brookshire Sound Editor
Crew Amanda Brand Unit Publicist
Art Steve Sawhill Set Dresser
Sound Craig Heath Sound Recordist
Costume & Make-Up Judith A. Cory Key Hair Stylist
Art Kirk Corwin Property Master
Sound Donald J. Malouf Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Janine Rath Hairstylist
Sound Chris Carpenter Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Margaret Johnson Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Julie Adams Dialect Coach
Sound Nils C. Jensen Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Pamela S. Westmore Makeup Artist
Production Scott Elias Production Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Susan Kistler Key Costumer
Editing Phil Hetos Color Timer
Lighting Colin J. Campbell Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Anna Abbey Key Costumer
Crew Greg Faucett Transportation Captain
Costume & Make-Up Marcia Evers Seamstress
Editing Gary Burritt Negative Cutter
Sound Ann L. Thornberg Assistant Sound Editor
Crew Patsy Swayze Choreographer
Crew Danny Castle Stunt Coordinator
Art Robert Janecka Assistant Property Master
Sound Thomas J. O'Connell ADR Mixer
Production Dianne Mapp-Cheek Production Accountant
Sound Philip J. Slattery Apprentice Sound Editor
Art Raymond Prado Storyboard Artist
Sound Diane Linn ADR Recordist
Art Jack Thorpe Construction Foreman
Production David M. Atkinson First Assistant Accountant
Sound Carrie Cashman Foley Recordist
Crew Paul T. LeBlanc Video Assist Operator
Production Ken Lewin Location Manager
Production Elizabeth Joan Hooper Associate Producer
Production Judith Walder Payroll Accountant
Costume & Make-Up Joel Voorhies Costumer
Art Tom Dreesen Construction Coordinator
Production Dara A. Gray Extras Casting
Art Jack Colmenero Set Dresser
Sound Carmen Hocson Baker Assistant Sound Editor
Visual Effects Sharon Holly Visual Effects Producer