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Georgia Rule (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  11 May 2007 (USA)
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Rachel comes to stay with her Grandmother Georgia for the summer leaving some obvious problems behind at home. Her alcoholic mother doesn't even stay the night before rushing back out to ... See full summary »

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Rachel comes to stay with her Grandmother Georgia for the summer leaving some obvious problems behind at home. Her alcoholic mother doesn't even stay the night before rushing back out to California to be with her husband. Rachel shakes up the town, a beautiful girl in the boring Mormon country. Then she reveals her deepest secret to one of her new friends, and her mother comes rushing back to find out if its true. In the midst of this crisis the three woman become closer than ever and start to understand each other more. Written by alex rose

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Sometimes you have to lose your way to find your family. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sexual content and some language | See all certifications »

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11 May 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anya, lánya, unokája  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,773,870 (USA) (11 May 2007)

Gross:

$18,882,880 (USA) (22 June 2007)
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Release prints were delivered to theaters with the fake title 'Family Law'. See more »

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In the beginning of the movie, Rachel lies down in the shade of a billboard on the side of the road. When they cut to the wide shot the shadow of the billboard is on the opposite side so Rachel is in sunlight. This might have symbolized the passing of time, but in the next shot, when Harlen comes to wake her, she is clearly in the shade again. See more »

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Simon: I wasn't really going anywhere.
Rachel: That's where I'm going.
Simon: Where?
Rachel: Anywhere.
Simon: Well, I was going there alone.
Rachel: Well, now you're not. Consider yourself very lucky.
Simon: I would if you weren't here.
Rachel: Consider yourself stuck.
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Written by Ray Lamontagne (as Raycharles Jack LaMontagne)
Performed by Ray Lamontagne (as Ray LaMontagne)
Courtesy of RCA Records Label
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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A dramatic picture into the different the sides of family life and trust.
31 March 2008 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Lindsay Lohan presented a different character approach where she played an amatory teen raised in California and sent to live with her pious grandmother for the sake of her redemption. This movie not only enhances the struggles between drinking and growing up too fast, but it shows the love in a family. This movie would play mind games with you which would inspire you to love each character. Felicity Huffman, played Lindsay Lohan's distressed mother and slowly throughout the movie it is seen how closely alike they are. Georgia Rule was a new take on movies and if you are in for a new turn of adventure and occasional comedy kicks, Georgia Rule is it.


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