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Love Comes Softly (2003)

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A young woman on her way to a new life in the 1800's suddenly finds herself a widow. Now she must live with a recently widowed young man and his daughter. Can any of them find love again?



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Cast overview:
Ben Graham
Sarah Graham
Oliver Macready ...
Aaron Claridge
Tiffany Amber Knight ...
Laura Graham (as Tiffany Knight)
Adam Loeffler ...
Clint Graham
Nick Scoggin ...
Reverend Johnson (as Nick Scoggins)
Wagon Train Scout
Wanda Marshall
Woman in Wagon (as Janet Rotbaltt)


Aaron Claridge dies while leading his pregnant wife Marty, an East coast teacher, on the wagon trail to the West. Destitute and unprotected, she accepts a marriage of convenience with widower Clark Davis to help raise his brat daughter Missie all winter, in spring he's prepared to pay for her return. Missie is hostile to 'mother substitute', but as the months pass Clark achieves a rapprochement. Written by KGF Vissers

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Marriage was the deal. Love was the surprise.


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Release Date:

13 April 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El amor llega suavemente  »

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Did You Know?


In the scene where Marty cuts the dress using a dress already made for Missy as her pattern, she cuts directly alongside the edge of the dress, not allowing extra for a seam. That would make the dress too small to fit Missy. See more »


When Marty first arrives at the Davis homestead and Clarke offers her some ham, as she picks up a piece it can be seen that the piece is spiral sliced ham. The invention and patenting of the spiral slicing method for ham wasn't until 1949 by the founder of the Honeybaked Ham company. See more »


Clark Davis: A man loses his horse he goes after it. It's as simple as that.
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Followed by Love's Unfolding Dream (2007) See more »

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Breath Taking
10 May 2004 | by (Nixa, MO) – See all my reviews

It's refreshing to see a movie like Love Comes Softly. I sat at the edge of my bed at midnight watching as this beautiful story unfolded. The commercial were driving me crazy. I just couldn't wait to see the next scene. Hoping that she would see this wonderful God fearing man before her, loving her. I was in tears as she walked away from love so stubbornly. But as in life, God has his own timing and love won in the end. I wish more movies of this nature would be release to the movie theaters. Who'd every think you could pull off such a wonderful love story and have no sex involved? I applaud the film makers and the author for making a movie so griping and inspirational that I walked away with smile on my face.

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