Overall Rank: 5216
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 170
Theatrical Release Date: 09/27/2002
Genre: Comedy, Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Andy Tennant
Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey, Candice Bergen, Mary Kay Place, Fred Ward
Plot: A young woman with a white trash background runs away from her husband in Alabama and reinvents herself as a New York socialite.
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Dell - wrote on 08/09/2013
This movie is my favorite movie of all times. I love it.
Alaine - wrote on 12/16/2011
OK, so this is a guilty pleasure. I'm a sap for a good love story.
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MovieAddict - wrote on 02/10/2012
Reese Witherspoon portrays a southern girl who had escaped her past to reinvent herself in New York City. After accepting a proposal of marriage from her rich handsome boyfriend (Patrick Dempsey), there is just one problem - she needs to get her high school and childhood sweetheart / husband Jake (Josh Lucas) whom she abandoned seven years before to sign the divorce papers. So she high tails it down to Alabama, anxious to get the papers signed so she can get on with her life.
Josh Lucas and Patrick Dempsey are both excellent, and Lucas does a fantastic job of portraying the tenderhearted and sensitive, yet brokenhearted, husband of while Dempsey is a real nice guy, honestly and deeply in love with Mel. I was braced for him to suddenly become a jerk, but the movie gave me a pleasant …
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