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Southern Belles (2005)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  2005 (USA)
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Bell and Belle want to break out of their trailer park lives and get up and out to the "Big City" of Atlanta. Just when they think they are on their way to getting a nest egg Bell falls for a handsome police officer named Rhett Butler.

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Bell Granger
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Tracy Hampton
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Margery
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Duane
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Officer Les Franck
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Claudette
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Laurel Ullman ...
Jenny
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Captain Willard
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Jane Willard
Blake Cohen ...
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In the Georgia town of Johnson's Mark, where they take hunting seriously, Belle and Bell are best friends, housemates in a trailer. On the day Bell dumps her boyfriend and Belle quits her job, they decide to take their dreams to Atlanta. They'll need about $2500, so they set out to find the money. Belle has various schemes (bingo, karaoke), and Bell, who tends bar, offers to dance with the highest bidder. Then, she starts to fall in love with that guy, a local deputy sheriff named Rhett Butler. Love, friendship, loyalties, and the need for cash may be on a collision course. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sex references | See all certifications »

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Bellezas del sur  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Belle Scott: Now Marjorie, that is the same narrow-minded thinkin' that cost us the War of Northern Aggression.
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Thin, cartoon depiction of the South
11 June 2008 | by (Savannah, GA) – See all my reviews

Looking for a typical Hollywood illustration of the South that is easy to digest and doesn't challenge any stereotypes? Well then this is your flick.

It is obvious that the writers/directors passed through "the south" on a road trip to Spring break in Daytona, Florida (hope you enjoyed the Jager shots). This movie is as authentic as John Cassavete's writing/directing "Robocop." If "Southern Belles" posed as an encyclopedia to America; everyone in LA would be a silicone pumped, yoga instructor thus making every New Yorker an angry cab driver.

Save your time on this one, check out a David Gordon Green movie.


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