Steel Magnolias is having a moment on social media.
The 1989 film, which stars Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Sally Field, Dolly Parton and Julia Roberts, shot to the top of the Trending Topics due to a viral tweet on Sunday (January 24).
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“What movie automatically makes you cry no matter how many times you’ve seen it? You can do more than 1,” the Twitter prompt from one user reads, which resulted in hundreds of responses. And one of the most common responses? Steel Magnolias!
The movie follows a young beautician who arrives in a small Louisiana town and finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.
“Steel Magnolias (ugly cry every single time),” one popular response reads.
“BAY BAY!! Steel Magnolias will hit you in the feels every time. I also have learned that I’m more like Ouisa as I mature and I’m OK with that,” said another.
“Woke up my favorite white movie trending, Steel Magnolias. ‘Don’t talk about me like I’m not here!’ ‘Open your eyes, Shelby. Open, open your eyes,’” added another.
One of the stars of the movie sadly passed away in December.
Check out some of the viral reactions inside…
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