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Walking Across Egypt (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 17 December 1999 (USA)
An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

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Cast

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Forrest ...
Stray Dog
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Robert Rigsbee
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Alora
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Finner
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Rev. Vernon
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James Coleman III ...
Blake
Patrick David ...
Johnny
David Cooper ...
Funeral Director
Jim Borda ...
Guard #1
Steven West ...
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Steve Raulerson ...
Warden Haswell
Pat Corley ...
Sheriff Tillman
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Storyline

An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

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Doing the right thing can be as hard as... Walking Across Egypt

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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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Leading with Her Heart  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

When Wesley runs upstairs as the police cars arrive at the house, the bedroom curtains are closed when seen from outside, but when Wesley runs to the window to look out the curtains are open. See more »

Quotes

Blake: Damn. I think I pissed in my pants!
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Connections

Referenced in Film Geek (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Gettin' Gone
Written and Performed by Dillon Dixon, Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders
Published by Pianella Music Inc., ASCAP
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simply beautiful
25 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie blew me away completely. I am a Jonathan Taylor Thomas fan, and had been waiting to see him in a new movie. Some of his others films were pretty corny, and I was afraid that he would not escape his "bubble gum, sugar-sweet" image, However, this film proves he can do drama as well as the next guy. Everyone in my family enjoyed the movie tremendously- especially me. Ellen Burnstyn is superb as Mattie, the elderly God-fearing woman practically looking forward her to funeral, until Wesley comes along. He brings youth and joy to her life, and she brings intelligence, truth, and God into his. Both sides benefit from this experience. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is looking for a heartfelt, meaningful drama that is also sweet and funny.


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