MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 19,990 this week

Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Music  |  28 September 1997 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 115 users  
Reviews: 5 user

Biography of country music star Barbara Mandrell looks at her early career and follows her career through the tragic auto accident in 1984 which almost killed her and her ultimate recovery ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(book), (teleplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 16 titles
created 26 Mar 2013
 
a list of 1133 titles
created 15 Apr 2013
 
a list of 1046 titles
created 7 months ago
 
list image
a list of 4741 titles
created 4 months ago
 
list image
a list of 108 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (TV Movie 1997)

Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (TV Movie 1997) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story.

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Detour (Video 1998)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the ... See full summary »

Director: Joey Travolta
Stars: Jeff Fahey, James Russo, Michael Madsen
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The autobiographical story of the life of country music legend Dottie West.

Director: Bill D'Elia
Stars: Michele Lee, Chet Atkins, David James Elliott
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After a very messy divorce, a man starts suspecting his ex-wife and her new boyfriend of various crimes.

Director: Jeff Bleckner
Stars: Kelly McGillis, Harry Hamlin, Keith Carradine
Coward of the County (TV Movie 1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A life-long yellow-belly who made a deathbed promise to his father to be a pacifist seeks bloody revenge on the men who gang raped his wife.

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Kenny Rogers, Fredric Lehne, Largo Woodruff
Rio Diablo (TV Movie 1993)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A broom and a bounty hunter go after his kidnapped bride.

Director: Rod Hardy
Stars: Kenny Rogers, Travis Tritt, Naomi Judd
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Country music-variety series starring country superstar Barbara Mandrell and her sisters, Louise and Irlene.

Stars: Barbara Mandrell, Louise Mandrell, Irlene Mandrell
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The Gambler Brady Hawkes is back and he's about to lose his primary means of livelihood, when a law banning gambling is about to be passed. But in honor of that there's going to be one last... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Kenny Rogers, Rick Rossovich, Reba McEntire
Straight Talk (1992)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A woman ditches her small town life for big city Chicago, where she becomes a sensation as a radio show host.

Director: Barnet Kellman
Stars: Dolly Parton, James Woods, Griffin Dunne
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (TV Movie 1980)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Brady Hawkes, The Gambler, receives a letter from his son indicating he needs help. This sends Brady to the rescue. Along the way Brady meets up with Billy Montana, a young man who thinks ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Kenny Rogers, Christine Belford, Bruce Boxleitner
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

MacShayne is back, now he is the head of security at the hotel where he stayed in the previous movie. And he has his hands full. First he has to take care of the grandson of the hotel's CEO... See full summary »

Director: E.W. Swackhamer
Stars: Kenny Rogers, Maria Conchita Alonso, Wendy Phillips
MacShayne: Winner Takes All (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

MacShayne is a gambler and small time con-man. After serving a short stretch in jail, he goes to Las Vegas to see his son, but when he gets there, his ex-wife is no longer where she use to ... See full summary »

Director: E.W. Swackhamer
Stars: Kenny Rogers, Terry O'Quinn, Wendy Phillips
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Brady Hawkes, Billy Montana, and Jeremiah Hawkes are on a train bound for a huge gambling event when the train is taken over by a gang of vicious killers in search of money. As ransom, the ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Kenny Rogers, Bruce Boxleitner, Linda Evans
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Irby Mandrell
Greg Kean ...
Ken Dudney
...
Mary Mandrell
...
Barbara (as a teenager)
Jaime Dudney ...
...
Kim Lankford
Jesse Littlejohn ...
Matthew Dudney
...
Jaime Dudney - Age 8
...
Joe Maphis
...
...
Kenny Rogers
...
...
Dr. Newton Louvern
Edit

Storyline

Biography of country music star Barbara Mandrell looks at her early career and follows her career through the tragic auto accident in 1984 which almost killed her and her ultimate recovery and change of outlook on life. Mandrell portrays herself in her later life and Maureen McCormick offers a good portrayal of the younger Mandrell. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 September 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barbara Mandrell  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Above-average TV biography
23 February 2003 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

I've seen this TV movie biography of the life of singer Barbara Mandrell a few times and it's actually quite good. Maureen McCormick, forever known to legions of TV fans as Marcia Brady, does a credible job in the title role (her scenes following the car accident that nearly took Barbara's life are especially well-played) and she's backed by a capable supporting cast that includes Mandrell's own daughter, Jamie Nicole, as Irlene Mandrell, Barbara's youngest sister. Well-done and suitably involving.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Hilarious rivergirl301
watched last night... celticknotz
Barbara discovered gerardvignes

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?