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Walking Across Egypt (1999)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  17 December 1999 (USA)
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An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

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Robert Rigsbee
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Alora
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Rev. Vernon
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James Coleman III ...
Blake
Patrick David ...
Johnny
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Jim Borda ...
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Warden Haswell
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Sheriff Tillman
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An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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17 December 1999 (USA)  »

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Leading with Her Heart  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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At breakfast, Wesley's glass of orange juice is alternately in his hand/on the table between shots. See more »

Quotes

Wesley Benfield: [lying back in the bath] God damn, this feels nice!
Mattie Rigsbee: Young man, you will not take the Lord's name in vain in my house!
Wesley Benfield: I'm not in the house, I'm in the tub!
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I'm Gettin' Gone
Written and Performed by Dillon Dixon, Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders
Published by Pianella Music Inc., ASCAP
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A heartfelt drama -- wonderful!
24 April 2001 | by (Macon, Georgia) – See all my reviews

This is probably the best dramatic film that I've seen in years. Ellen Burstyn is amazing (as allways). Jonathan Taylor Thomas proves that there is more to his career that Home Improvement! He really turns his character into a rich, developed lead. Probably one of his best efforts. This is an excellent film, its just a pity that it isn't distributed more prominantly. Definitely rent it if you can find it, you won't be disappointed!


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