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PG-13| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
New York fashion designer Melanie (Reese Witherspoon) suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake (Josh Lucas), the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past, only to discover that you can take the girl out of the South, but you can't take the South out of the girl.

Cast: Reese Witherspoon , Josh Lucas , Patrick Dempsey , Candice Bergen , Mary Kay Place , Fred Ward , Jean Smart , Ethan Embry

Director: Andy Tennant

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

Release Date: September 27th, 2002|1 hr. 48 min.

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  • Witherspoon has the class, the sass and the full-out talent to sustain a major career. Who else could turn the wimpy Sweet Home Alabama into a date-movie winner? She's one of that select group who is worth watching in anything. Even in this less-than-magic kingdom, Reese rules. show more

  • There's a certain formulaic and familiar quality about Sweet Home Alabama, but it doesn't matter. show more

  • The latest picture to give you the sense that Hollywood filmmakers simply plucked another old pop-tune title ripe for ripping off, then were shaken by the rude reality of coming up with a script to jerry-build around it. show more

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