1980; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; Grammy Award winner for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
1989; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; peaked at #5 in the U.S.
Whoopi Goldberg got the part
Director: Jim Abrahams & David Zucker. Also starred Helen Slater, Anita Morris & Bill Pulman. Plot: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Some friendships last forever.
Don't get mad. Get everything.
Best Actress - Musical or Comedy, 1979
Best Actress - Musical or Comedy, 1991
Also Bathhouse Betty, the title of her ninth studio album and a reference to her early career performances at gay bathhouses.
Director: Mark Rydell. Also starred Harry Dean Stanton, Barry Primus & David Keith. Plot: The story of the tragic life of a self destructive female rock star, modeled after Janis Joplin.
Also starring Maggie Smith, Stockard Channing and Sarah Jessica Parker
Director: Garry Marshall. Also starred Spalding Gray, Lainie Kazan & James Read. Plot: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.