M Recommended for mature audiences | 134 minutes


In an Oscar-nominated performance, Bette Midler portays a rock star whose success is laced with so much booze, drugs and hard-living, it eventually causes her downfall. Trapped in a self-created hell Rose begs her manager (Alan Bates) for time off from her concert tour. When he refuses, she seeks compfort and love in the arms of a handsome driffter (Frederic Forrest), but even he cannot handle her life of excess. Electrifying musical numbers, including the hit song "The Rose" make the film a pop culture classic.


Drama | Musical/Dance


  • Jonathan Banks
  • Bette Midler
  • Harry Dean Stanton
  • Michael St. Laurent
  • Chip Zien
  • Butch Ellis
  • Sandy Ward
  • Luke Andreas
  • Pearl Heart
  • Joyce Roth
  • Constance Cawlfield
  • David Garfield
  • Richard Dioguardi
  • Hildy Brooks
  • Dennis Erdman
  • James Keane
  • Michael Greer
  • Doris Roberts
  • Rudy Bond
  • Don Calfa
  • Cherie Latimer
  • Frederic Forrest
  • John Dennis Johnston
  • Harry Northrup
  • Jack O'Leary
  • David Keith
  • Sylvester
  • Sandra McCabe
  • Pat Corley
  • Alan Bates
  • Will Hare
  • Sandra Seacat
  • Seamon Glass
  • Annie McGuire
  • Frank Speiser
  • Barry Primus
  • Jack Hollander
  • Claude Sacha
  • Jack Starrett
  • Hugh Gillin
  • Mark Rydell