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The Spitfire Grill (1996)

 -  Drama  -  23 August 1996 (USA)
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Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire ... See full summary »

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Joe Sperling
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Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Percy brings change to the small town, stirring resentment and fear in some, and growth in others. Written by Erich Boleyn <erich@uruk.org>

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To a town with no future, comes a girl with a past.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Care of the Spitfire Grill  »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$150,049 (USA) (23 August 1996)

Gross:

$12,643,776 (USA) (6 December 1996)
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[first lines]
Percy: [answering call] Maine tourist office, how can I help you today?
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Referenced in Seinfeld: The Little Kicks (1996) See more »

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Performed by Martin Zellar
Written by Martin Zellar
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Truly excellent character study--Highly underrated !!!
7 October 2003 | by (Central Texas~USA ~EARTH) – See all my reviews

I just loved this movie. Perfectly cast. What a sleeper. Alison Elliott should been cast as the replacement for Jodie Foster in the Silence of the Lambs series. SEE IT!


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