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Georgia Rule (2007)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  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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Some families buckle under pressure...others bloom. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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Georgia Rule  »

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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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Lindsay Lohan's character (Rachel) is attending Vassar College in the fall. Jane Fonda attended Vassar College in real life. See more »

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In the scene where Lilly is making out with Simon, she has a light brown quilted purse slung over her right shoulder. At one point, the purse disappears completely only to reappear in the next take. See more »

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Rachel: You tell Harlan Wilson that if he's looking for a little danger... I'd love a ride.
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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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