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Georgia Rule (2007)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 11 May 2007 (USA)
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A troubled young woman is sent to live with her grandmother for the summer, while hiding a secret that could potentially tear her family apart.

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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  »

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$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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Trivia

CGI was used to show the beautiful mountains behind Harlan's fishing lake and the town picnic. They also used CGI to add trees to the barren hills behind the picnic. See more »

Goofs

When Lilly returns to Idaho to confront Rachel, the wide shot shows her parking crooked, then the tire close up shows perfectly straight parking that is one inch from the curb. The wide shot of Lilly leaving the car shows the car parked crooked and the back tire about 6 inches from the curb. See more »

Quotes

Rachel: You don't have to brush me or feed me after riding me.
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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.47 (2010) See more »

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Born in the 70's
Written and Performed by Ed Harcourt
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd/Astralwerks Records
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A Great Family Drama
18 May 2007 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

Sometimes a movie comes around that has important subject matter to present. Georgia Rules is an unpretentious, entertaining, and realistic look at child abuse and the way that in really impacts individuals. Lindsay Lohan gives a wonderful performance with dynamic and authentic emotions. Some may see stereotypical, melodrama, but on the surface, this movie hits just the right level of performance and entertainment, and handles its material in a sensitive but not overly dramatic way like serious, independent movies do. The collision of city and rural cultures is palpable. The religious subtext is touched on with care. The acting and script is natural and believable when taken in the context of the situation and counseling standpoint. Instead of gritty, hard core, raw movie, this is a great movie that makes its point with naturalism and almost a breezy, entertaining perspective without glossing over the serious nature of its topic. The issues of trust, communication, betrayal, and values are all well presented. Nine out of Ten Stars.


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