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PG-13| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
After Tennessee teen Novalee Nation (Natalie Portman) is left literally barefoot and pregnant in a Wal-Mart parking lot by her no-good boyfriend, Willy Jack Pickens (Dylan Bruno), she manages to live within the mammoth megastore until her baby's abrupt arrival makes her a media darling. After this, Good Samaritan nurse Lexie (Ashley Judd) takes in Novalee and her newborn daughter. Before long, Lexie and Novalee form a life-changing bond of friendship and sisterhood.

Cast: Natalie Portman , Ashley Judd , Stockard Channing , Joan Cusack , James Frain , Dylan Bruno , Keith David , Sally Field

Director: Matt Williams

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Where the Heart Is (2000)

Release Date: April 28th, 2000|2 hr. min.

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  • October 22, 2010 JustAfza
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    this movie is under rated ! it definitely has an interesting story line and interesting characters and i found there to be no dull moment

  • April 07, 2009 ChuckWash
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    Pinic revisited?

  • January 02, 2009 Susan
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    I loved this movie. I thought the actors did a wonderful job telling a very poignant story. Movie critics baffle me. They seem to hate "feel-good" movies. The reviews I read seemed cruel and mean-spirited about a movie that I believe many people would completely enjoy as I did.

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