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How Stella Got Her Groove Back 
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How Stella Got Her Groove Back 
Release date: 12 August 1998 
How Stella Got Her Groove Back 
20th Century Fox 
 
Credits
Cast: 
  • Angela Bassett --------- Stella, 40 yr-old SF stockbroker
  • Taye Diggs ------------ Winston Shakespeare, 20 yr-old dream that Stella meets
  • Regina King ----------- Vanessa, Stella's younger sister
  • Whoopi Goldberg ----- Delilah, Stella's best friend
  • Suzzanne Douglas ----- Angela
  • Michael J. Pagan ------ Quincy, Stella's 11 yr-old son
  • Sicily ------------------ Chantel, niece
  • Richard Lawson ------- Jack
  • Barry (Shabaka) Henley -- Buddy, party central
  • Lee Weaver ---------- Nate
  • Glynn Turman --------- Dr. Shakespeare
  • Phyllis Yvonne Stickney -- Mrs. Shakespeare
  • Lou Myers ------------ Uncle Ollie
  • James Pickens Jr. ----- Walter
  • Carl Lumbly ----------- Judge Boyle
  • Directed by ------------- Kevin Rodney Sullivan 
    Producer --------------- Deborah Schindler 
    Executive producer ----- Ron Bass, Terry McMillan, Jennifer Ogden 
    Camera ---------------- Jeffrey Jur 
    Edited by --------------- George Bowers 
    Music by --------------- Michel Colombier 
    Costume designer ------ Ruth E. Carter 
    Written by -------------- Ron Bass 
    Based on novel by ------ Terry McMillan 
    Rated R for language and some sexuality. 
    Running time 124 min 

     
    Comments
    "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" is the 1998 movie based on Terry McMillan's "How Stella Got Her grove Back". In an attempt to put a little groove back into her life, Stella takes a solo vacation and gets more than just her groove back. Stella and her best friend Delilah enjoy an extra special Jamaican vacation while Stella's son stays with Dad. It takes a second visit to Jamaica to uncover some truths. 

    Fantasy sexy romantic comedy. 

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    The movie is based on Terry McMillan's best selling book. 
     
    "How Stella Got Her Groove Back
    by Terry McMillan  
    Hardcover (May 1996) 
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    "How Stella Got Her Groove Back
    by Terry McMillan  
    Mass Market Paperback - 448 pages Reprint edition (June 1997) 
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    "How Stella Got Her Groove Back
    Original Soundtrack 
    Audio CD (August 11, 1998) 
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