• New in Town (2009)

New in Town

Release Date: January 30th, 2009

DVD Release Date: May 26th, 2009

PG |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Lucy Hill (Renée Zellweger), an ambitious executive, lives the high life in Miami. She loves climbing the corporate ladder as well as all the material goods that her success can buy. When she is offered a temporary assignment to restructure a factory in a backwater town, she eagerly accepts and anticipates a huge promotion in the pipeline. However, what Lucy gets is a life-changing experience and romance with the man of her dreams (Harry Connick Jr.).

Cast: Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr., Siobhan Fallon, J.K. Simmons, Mike O'Brien, Frances Conroy, Ferron Guerreiro, James Durham

Director: Jonas Elmer

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Epidemic Films, Safran Company, Edmonds Entertainment

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Transformation, Hilarious, Love, 2000s, Charming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Strictly old hat -- and a poorly assembled hat at that. show more

  • 10
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It's unfunny at best and borderline-amateur at worst, notwithstanding the desperate efforts of Renée Zellweger. show more

  • 63
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The first Hollywood feature from Danish filmmaker Jonas Elmer, New in Town is so choppy that it would seem to have been edited with a pickax. show more

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