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The Newcomers (2000)

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A 12-year-old boy and his family start life over in a new town.

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Christopher McCoy ...
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Gary Docherty
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Courtney Docherty
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Marilyn Docherty
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Gil Weatherton
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Joel
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Slim
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Mack Weatherton
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Rocco
Mike Chiarello ...
Penn
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Judd
Rusty De Wees ...
Dennis Brownbear
Elizabeth Owens ...
Mrs. Marsdon
Doug Barron ...
Stan
Edsel Hughes ...
Mr. Burns
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A 12-year-old boy and his family start life over in a new town.

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Slim: Hey, you guys wanna hear a joke?
Gil Weatherton: No.
Sam Docherty: No.
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Slim: Well, I'm gonna tell you anyway.
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Sappy and Predictable
7 January 2001 | by (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) – See all my reviews

A big city family that runs into financial difficulties relocates to a small American town to start over. After arriving in the new town the father discovers that he does not have the job he was promised and the wife takes a low paying job despite her husband's objection. The teenage children initially have trouble finding new friends and adjusting to the slow paced life of country living. The antagonist is the extremely unfriendly neighbor from across the street who, for no apparent reason, is openly hostile towards the newcomers. This slow moving film preaches that strong family and religious values will help a family overcome difficulties and prevail over hardship. This is a sappy and predictable film with average acting and no redeeming qualities. Don't waste your time.


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