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A Miami businesswoman adjusts to her new life in a tiny Minnesota town.

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A high-powered consultant in love with her upscale Miami lifestyle is sent to a middle of nowhere town in Minnesota to oversee the restructuring of a blue collar manufacturing plant. After enduring a frosty reception from the locals, icy roads and freezing weather, she warms up to the small town's charm, and eventually finds herself being accepted by the community. When she's ordered to close down the plant and put the entire community out of work, she's forced to reconsider her goals and priorities, and finds a way to save the town. Written by Anonymous

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She's an executive on the move. But her career is taking her a little farther than she expected.

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Rated PG for language and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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30 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£438,979 (UK) (27 February 2009)

Gross:

$16,699,684 (USA) (20 March 2009)
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In the trailer, Lucy loses control while driving on the ice lake, hitting several ice huts. The scene doesn't appear in the film. See more »

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When Lucy has to go to the bathroom while bird shooting and Ted tries to unzip her snowsuit, she tells him to "Hurry" multiple times. To some it sounds like she says "Harry!", the name of the actor playing Ted. See more »

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Ted Mitchell: Remember, whatever you do to my daughter, I do to you
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During the closing credits, we're shown what is supposed to be the completed version of the scrapper book that Siobhan Hogan's character gives to Renee' Zellweger's. Various stills from the movie are shown as pictures 'pasted' into the scrapbook, along with humorous tag lines on each (page). See more »

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Boss of Everything
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I was a little leery
28 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The IMDb ratings were low (5.2) and I was expecting to regret my decision to go to the movies. Renee Zellweger and Harry Connick, Jr., were certainly a draw but it was the low matinée price and the fact that I had plenty of time and nothing better to do that got me in the door. Sometimes preconceptions can spoil a good movie, but not in this case. For me the movie greatly exceeded the rating.

I enjoyed the movie and while it was fairly predictive and was what another commenter described as a sweet story, I don't think you will find a better movie for this 2009 winter of dismal news. Predictive, in these times, is a much desired thing and a little sweetness certainly doesn't hurt. I was not disappointed by Zellweger or Connick; I enjoyed their performances (but I always do). The supporting cast is strong. The rural Minnesota accents may have been a little strong, but if so, at least for me, the accent treatment added to the enjoyment of the movie. Just so you know, I can be critical, but I don't look for things to criticize. I really liked the movie.


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