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Heart of Dixie (1989)

PG | | Drama | 25 August 1989 (USA)
Three young sorority women try to find love with potential men, while worrying about changes in their way of life when integration begins at their college in 1957 segregated Alabama.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maggie DeLoach
Aiken Reed
Hoyt Cunningham
Boots Claibourne
Charles Payton 'Tuck' Tucker
Francesca P. Roberts ...
Keefi (as Francesca Roberts)
Professor Flournoy
Judge Claibourne
Coralee Claibourne
Hazen Gifford ...
Dean Howard


Alabama, 1957. Pampered Souther belle Maggie DeLoach and her fellow sorority sisters Delia June, Keefi, and chapter president M.A., at Randolph College have lived the cosseted good life, free from worry and the strife that's starting to affect the rest of the Deep South during the Civil Rights movement. But when Maggie meets a liberal and dashing young photographer named Hoyt Cunningham who talks about the impending changes in the South, as well the radical talk from her outgoing classmate Aiken, Maggie knows her life will soon change too. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

25 August 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brennender Hass  »

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$1,097,333 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jason Bruce Robertson utilized his 1968 Chevy Camaro SS, as requested due to the need for "older" vehicles. However, it was cut from the film due to continuity issues, with the film supposedly set in the 1950's and not the late 1960's. See more »


In the final scene with the national guard posted outside the administration building, the air conditioners which are placed prominently in two front windows are certainly not the type or size of air conditioners in 1957. See more »


Night Time Is The Right Time
Performed by The Snakes
Vocal by Charlie Jacobs
Written by Lew Herman
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why oh why oh why did they waste their time making this film....what a waste of time and money.
8 September 2000 | by (Wichita, KS) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies you start watching because it has some interesting "celebrity" names...and it's an 80's film. It doesn't live up to that 80's film image. Don't get me wrong...if you like watching ignorant soldiers fight in pubs and little girls say it's ok to be raped...oh and let me not forget the infamous negro telling his "master" that he gets treated "oh so good", then you'd love this film. It was a waste of my time. I actually couldn't make myself watch the end. I watched enough to tell you...change the channel, don't waste your buck at the movie rental store, and if you went to a movie theater...then bless your hearts...you are brave.

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