Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  12 October 1990 (USA)
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A small town prepares for the homecoming of superstar Roxy Carmichael, as does a young outsider, who believes Roxy is her mother.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Denton Webb
Elizabeth Zaks
Gerald Howells
Joan McMurtrey ...
Barbara Webb
Les Bossetti
Rochelle Bossetti
Robby Kiger ...
Beannie Billings
Evelyn Whittacher
Libby Ohiemacher
Mayor Bill Klepler (as Stephen Tobolowski)
Louise Garweski
John Short ...
Ronald Reems
Scotty Sandholtzer
Miss Day Ashburn (as Valerie Landsberg)


Although Roxy left town more than fifteen years ago, her memory has never faded. Her expected return starts to impact a number of lives, including that of her former partner Denton Webb. But it is Dinky, the adopted daughter of the Bossettis and ignored by most of her classmates as a strange loner, who may be most changed. She is convinced she is Roxie's secret child. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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She doesn't want much. Just a whole new life.


Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

12 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Roxy  »

Box Office


$3,989,297 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Evelyn shows up at Roxy's welcome home party, her ponytail is not the same color as the rest of her hair. See more »


Dinky Bosseti: I'm sorry if I embarassed you the other day. I kind of got carried away.
Gerald Howells: You embarassed yourself.
Dinky Bosseti: I'm going to laugh at you someday, Gerald Howells.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) See more »


Sperate, o figil!
from the opera "Nabucco"
Written by Giuseppe Verdi
Performed by The Chorus of The Vienna State Opera
Vienna Opera Orchestra conducted by Lamberto Gardelli
Aria Performed by Carlo Cava and Bruno Prevedi
Courtesy of London Records, A Division of PolyGram Classics, Inc.
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Bad Teen Soap
22 September 2002 | by (Honolulu,Hawaii) – See all my reviews

Bad teen soap movie about high school missfit and her small town life.Below average production and the good acting by Winona could not save this one too much.Leads one along to a promised climactic end but does not deliver.Only for fans of missfit teen trouble dramas,big fans of teen movies and Winona fans as well......

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