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Stepmom (Columbia, 1998)

In this 1998 dramedy directed by Chris Columbus, Susan Sarandon plays a terminally ill woman who has to come to terms with the fact that her former husband’s (Ed Harris) new wife (Julia Roberts) will become her children’s new stepmother. Stepmom was produced for $50 million and brought in almost $160 million. Harris won the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for this role and his role in The Truman Show. Karan Johar adapted Stepmom for an Indian audience in 2010 with the film We Are Family.