At one point or another it's a comic melodrama, a Bette Midler Despite many real problems, '' Jinxed '' is good for more laughs than one might. Variety, the show-biz bible, runs a one-line summary at the top of all its movie reviews. Reviewing Bette Midler 's " Jinxed!," it simply reported. Jinxed is a American comedy film starring Bette Midler, Rip Torn and Ken Wahl. Directed by Don Siegel, the veteran filmmaker would suffer a heart attack Plot · Cast · Production · Reception.