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An Unexpected Life (1998)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama  |  24 June 1998 (USA)
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A single woman has her idyllic life disrupted when she takes in orphans. But, soon she comes to depend on the sound of little feet and couldn't think of life without them.


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A single woman has her idyllic life disrupted when she takes in orphans. But, soon she comes to depend on the sound of little feet and couldn't think of life without them.

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Matt Whitney: Do we have to go to school?
Barbara Whitney: Yes.
Matt Whitney: Why?
Barbara Whitney: Because I went to school.
Matt Whitney: That's a stupid reason.
Barbara Whitney: One of many you'll come across as you'll grow up.
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28 October 1999 | by (Illinois) – See all my reviews

This is the sequel to An Unexpected Family, without the depth and emotion of the first movie. This time, Barbara is dealing with a new baby she doesn't want, the hatred between her lover and his mother, and her sister who wants her kids back. Unconvincing, boring at times, and predictable. They should have left well enough alone. There are some movies that don't need a sequel!!

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