"The First Wives Club" (1996)

Golden Globe and Oscar-winning actress Elise Elliot (real-life Oscar winner <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002278" title="Goldie Hawn" href="/topic/entertainment/goldie-hawn-PECLB002278.topic">Goldie Hawn</a>), housewife Brenda Cushman (Oscar nominee <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003209" title="Bette Midler" href="/topic/entertainment/bette-midler-PECLB003209.topic">Bette Midler</a>) and Annie Paradis (Oscar winner <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002720" title="Diane Keaton" href="/topic/entertainment/diane-keaton-PECLB002720.topic">Diane Keaton</a>) decide to take revenge on their husbands who all dumped them for younger women in this comedy that was nominated for best original music score.<br>
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In the film, Brenda says to Elise, "Once you were a terrific actress. You even got an Oscar to prove it." As Brenda sees and touches the Oscar, she says, reading, " 'I beat Meryl.' That's what it says."<br>
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-- Contributed by Forum posters "Hey, Jude" and "Rockstitution"
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( Andy Schwartz / Paramount Pictures )

Golden Globe and Oscar-winning actress Elise Elliot (real-life Oscar winner Goldie Hawn), housewife Brenda Cushman (Oscar nominee Bette Midler) and Annie Paradis (Oscar winner Diane Keaton) decide to take revenge on their husbands who all dumped them for younger women in this comedy that was nominated for best original music score.

In the film, Brenda says to Elise, "Once you were a terrific actress. You even got an Oscar to prove it." As Brenda sees and touches the Oscar, she says, reading, " 'I beat Meryl.' That's what it says."

-- Contributed by Forum posters "Hey, Jude" and "Rockstitution"

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