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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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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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Goofs

As Wesley is running down the stairs putting on the robe right after he jumps out of the tub, you can see that he is clearly wearing white boxers. 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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Not Fade Away
Written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin) & Norman Petty
Performed by Tom Leonard
Produced by Ron Dante & Ted Perlman
Published by MPL Communications & Wren Music Company, ASCAP/BMI
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Great movie!
28 May 2000 | by (Lubbock, Texas) – See all my reviews

Why was this not released on the big screen? It is an excellent, heart-touching, and funny movie, that will leave you laughing and crying. I am a big Mark Hamill fan and that was why I saw this movie. I rented it to see him but I will buy it because it is simply a wonderful movie. Members of my family, ranging in age from 8 to 47 have all loved it. I have already watched it 4 times and will watch it again whenever my spirits need a lift. Ellen Burstyn and Jonathan Taylor Thomas were supurb together. Rent then buy this movie...you will love it too!


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