Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 30%
TMDB Rating 7
IMDB Rating 6.8
RottenTomatoes Rating 35%

Financials

Revenue: $33,771,174

Budget: $15,000,000

Profit: + $18,771,174


Movie Details

Tag Line: Laughter is harder... Friendship is stronger... Trust is deeper... When it comes from the heart.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Apr 27, 2000

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 2h 00m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Wind Dancer Films , 20th Century Fox


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Synopsis

Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, some eccentric, kindly strangers "adopt" Novalee and her infant daughter, helping them buck the odds and build a new life.


Main Cast

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

Novalee Nation

Age : 38 | Popularity : 33%

Ashley Judd

Ashley Judd

Lexie Coop

Age : 51 | Popularity : 13%

Stockard Channing

Stockard Channing

Thelma 'Sister' Husband

Age : 76 | Popularity : 13%

Joan Cusack

Joan Cusack

Ruth Meyers

Age : 57 | Popularity : 24%

Sally Field

Sally Field

Mama Lil

Age : 73 | Popularity : 13%

James Frain

James Frain

Forney Hull

Age : 52 | Popularity : 12%

Dylan Bruno

Dylan Bruno

Willy Jack Pickens

Age : 47 | Popularity : 7%

Keith David

Keith David

Moses Whitecotten

Age : 63 | Popularity : 43%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Lowell Ganz
Lowell Ganz
Novel
Billie Letts
Billie Letts
Sound Original Music Composer
Mason Daring
Mason Daring
Camera Director of Photography
Richard Greatrex
Richard Greatrex
Editing Editor
Ian Crafford
Ian Crafford
Directing Director
Matt Williams
Matt Williams
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