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The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2003)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 12 July 2003
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A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society.

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Mrs. Evelyn Ritchie
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Charlie
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Sonny
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Joan
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Jim
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Virginia
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Mr. Harry Dewitt
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Lawrence
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Stanley Ritchie
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Samantha
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Al
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Lester
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Mrs. Crisp
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Will Weldon ...
Donnie
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High school principal Harry Dewitt believes student Charlie stole local retiree Evelyn Ritchie's handbag, so he arranges a punishment that puts the boy to work in the old woman's garden. From the start, Charlie is puzzled by the widow, who believes she can talk to her dead husband's spirit. But, as he spends more time with Evelyn and her two mentally challenged sons, he begins to lose his anger and see life in a different way. Written by Jwelch5742

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including teen drinking and smoking, language and some sensuality | See all certifications »
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Wonderful!
24 January 2005 | by (Hawaii) – See all my reviews

This was a wonderful, clean, touching, movie, and I thank Showtime for airing it. It wasn't the usual garbage type of movie they will sometimes actively promote. The whole premise of the movie is restoration, nurturing, and forgiveness. It certainly brings all that to the screen in a wonderfully delicate manner, and I loved seeing the emotions that seemed so real.

Kevin Zegers could be the reincarnation of Leonard Whiting of "Romeo and Juliet(1968)" fame. What a cutie and great actor! Gena Rowlands is excellent, as usual, and I can't wait to see her "Wild Iris" on Showtime tomorrow.


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