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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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(novel), (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 ...
Guard #2
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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Also Known As:

Leading with Her Heart  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

At breakfast, Wesley's glass of orange juice is alternately in his hand/on the table between shots. See more »

Quotes

Wesley Benfield: Have I met you before?
Elaine Rigsbee: I seriously doubt it.
Wesley Benfield: Well, cos you look just like this lady always comes down to the RC, asks me all sorts of questions. Always leaves me feeling like somebody's just grabbed my gonads, gently swung 'em out, looked all 'round behind 'em.
[Elaine splutters and nearly chokes on her lunch]
Alora: What are gonads?
Finner: Don't ask!
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Connections

Referenced in Film Geek (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Leaning On The Everlasting Arms
Written by Anthony J. Showalter & Elisha Hoffman
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Great!
24 July 2000 | by (Salt Lake City) – See all my reviews

Walking Across Egypt is a GREAT movie! It is a classic but with modern manners. I don't know how else to explain. At first you may think it is a classic type movie, but then it changes to the real world. It has great acting and is one that everybody should watch sometime. It is a good, clean (except for the language, but it is a integral part of the movie) movie. It is great!


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