In what movie did a guy tie a string on a girls finger then slid a ring down the string 2 purpose?
The film in which Ed Harris makes a speech about his past failed marriage while tying a string on Julia Roberts' finger and then sliding a ring down the string is the comedy/drama Stepmom (The scene is in the video below).
Released on December 25, 1998, it starred Susan Sarandon along with Roberts and Harris, and both the story and screenplay were written by Gigi Levangie.
The film had a $50,000,000 budget, and grossed $91,030,827 by April 23, 1999!
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