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Her Own Rules (1998)

A woman starts a new romance while struggling with nightmares from her upbringing.

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Meredith Sanders
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Lucas Kent
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Young Katherine
Ginny Holder ...
Agnes
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Jack
Maria Lennon ...
Amelia
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Katherine Stratton
Britta Smith ...
Mrs. Mattingly
Brian McGrath ...
Jacob Stratton
Oliver Maguire ...
Constable Carter
Joan O'Hara ...
Mabel Carter
Peter Caffrey ...
Reverend Michael
Fedelma Cullen ...
Sarah
Mal Whyte ...
Clerk
Pauline Cadell ...
Mrs. Soulter (as Pauline Caddell)
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A woman starts a new romance while struggling with nightmares from her upbringing.

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13 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Barbara Taylor Bradford's 'Her Own Rules'  »

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At the start of the film Meredith arrives by a train hauled by a steam locomotive, steam hadn't been used by British Rail for over 30 years. See more »

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Cheesy boring TV flick
25 July 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Her Own Rules is a Lifetime TV movie about a woman who's afraid of commitment. It was made in the 90s, so there's the proverbial black friend who has no character development and is only concerned with finding her friend a love interest, and there's the slow-motion flashbacks to her childhood where everyone overacts and the lighting is weird.

Not only is it cheesy and predictable, but the big mystery of why Melissa Gilbert is so messed up because of her adoptive childhood isn't very interesting. Maybe the subject matter hit close to home for the writer, but for the audience, it's pretty boring. Not all television movies are bad, but this one is, so be sure and check your TV Guide for a more interesting flick.


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