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Catch a Falling Star (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  5 March 2000 (USA)
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Sydney Clarke is a spoiled famous actress who is shooting a film when she suddenly gets angry and storms off. She wakes up in the middle of nowhere and gets a ride to a small New England ... See full summary »

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Sydney Clarke, aka Cheryl Belson
Rebecca Jenkins ...
Joyce McMurphy
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Ryan Steele
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Fran
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Ben Cameron
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Harry Goldberg
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Pete Cameron (as Vincent Corazza)
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Carter Hale
Rhonda McLean ...
CeeCee Cameron
Cliff Saunders ...
Otis
Kathryn MacLellan ...
Brenda
Karl Pruner ...
Dick Baker
Dave Nichols ...
Richard
Brock Ward ...
Walter
Leslie Carlson ...
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Sydney Clarke is a spoiled famous actress who is shooting a film when she suddenly gets angry and storms off. She wakes up in the middle of nowhere and gets a ride to a small New England town. There she meets and develops a friendship with Joyce, a waitress at a bowling alley. There she meets Ben, a steel mill owner, and later when she goes to get a job in that small town, she meets Ben again. Sydney becomes a nurse at the mill. All the men adore her. There they have many great times together, and Sydney realizes how important real friends are and that small towns are better than big name Hollywood. Written by DANIEL

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The Candlestick Pins, that were in the movie are one of three different bowling games in Canada using the smaller bowling bowls. The other games are 5 Pins and Duck Pins. See more »

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Features Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (1995) See more »

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"I have a splinter in my butt."
12 July 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I just finished watching this painful Sunday film. My son was married on Saturday, and I was too tired to leave the couch and to click the remote. What a simple, predictable story. I never liked Sela Ward, who is one of the worst actors ever. Even a ton of red lipstick does not help. Anyone who knows mill workers, especially steel workers, sees the flaws in this. First of all, a steel town is not a charming, storybook place to live. Bowling, community theatre, a cozy dinner place at film's end were silly. In this economy Hollywood money would not save a dying industry! And the workers in line for splinter-in-the-butt removal and other such ailments -- dumb, dumb, dumb! Hiring her as a nurse in a steel mill where serious accidents DO happen was unreal and dangerous. And that white-haired, panty-waist Ben -- was that his name? What a crummy job acting! His supposed-to-be dynamic speeches and serious looks were hilarious, and Ward's portions were miserable. Near the end when the assortment of characters was-were speaking - ugh! How bad was that? And Fran -- horrible acting. What a way to end a perfect weekend. This destined for a tour of Lifetime film is awful so do not waste your time. It was not even sleep-inducing -- way more painful than "a splinter in the butt"! I cannot believe I actually wrote that stoopid word I never say. See what this did to me. Avoid this garbage.


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