5.9/10
1,044
8 user 4 critic

Midnight Bayou (2009)

Silver spoon Boston lawyer Declan Fitzpatrick fell in instant love with a Louisiana bayou 'haunted' estate when he drove by with college friends. Now he learns it's on sale and rushes to ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(teleplay), (novel)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $14.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Northern Lights (TV Movie 2009)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Nate Burns accepts a job as chief of police in Lunacy, Alaska, hoping to to get away from the traumatic death of his partner back in Baltimore. He meets Meg, an independent bush pilot, whose father is found dead in a mountain cave.

Director: Mike Robe
Stars: LeAnn Rimes, Eddie Cibrian, Greg Lawson
Tribute (TV Movie 2009)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A former child star buys her grandmother's house to rescue it from ruin but her hope for serenity is soon eclipsed by haunting dreams of her famous grandmother, who died of a supposed overdose in the house more than 30 years ago.

Director: Martha Coolidge
Stars: Brittany Murphy, Jason Lewis, Christian Oliver
High Noon (TV Movie 2009)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Expert hostage negotiator Lieutenant Phoebe McNamara juggles her high-pressure career with the demands of raising her young daughter and contending with her agoraphobic mother, Essie.

Director: Peter Markle
Stars: Emilie de Ravin, Ivan Sergei, Brian Markinson
Carolina Moon (TV Movie 2007)
Mystery | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A woman who has psychic visions returns to her hometown to exorcise her demons, and finds both danger and love.

Director: Stephen Tolkin
Stars: Claire Forlani, Oliver Hudson, Chad Willett
Angels Fall (TV Movie 2007)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A chef moves to a small town in Wyoming after her Boston restaurant is shut down because of a fatal shooting.

Director: Ralph Hemecker
Stars: Heather Locklear, Johnathon Schaech, Gary Hudson
Montana Sky (TV Movie 2007)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The wealthy stock dealer bequeaths his Montana farm to the three daughters provided they would live there together at least for a year.

Director: Mike Robe
Stars: Ashley Williams, Charlotte Ross, Diane Ladd
Carnal Innocence (TV Movie 2011)
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

World famous violinist Caroline Waverly returns to her home town of Innocence to retreat from the world. But a serial slayer is stalking the streets of Innocence, and Caroline may be a prime target for murder.

Director: Peter Markle
Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Colin Egglesfield, Pancho Demmings
Blue Smoke (TV Movie 2007)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Detective Reena Hale (Witt) is revisited by the stalker who traumatized her years ago by offing any man she fell in love with.

Director: David Carson
Stars: Alicia Witt, Scott Bakula, Matthew Settle
Straight from the Heart (TV Movie 2003)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr.
Stars: Teri Polo, Andrew McCarthy, Patricia Kalember
Sanctuary (TV Movie 2001)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A famous photographer, Jo Ellen Hathaway, has been being stalked for quite some time. She returns to the island she grew up on in an effort to get away from the stalker and get some ... See full summary »

Director: Katt Shea
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Costas Mandylor, Chris William Martin
Diamond Girl (TV Movie 1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Claire has worked for Denny for four years, and been in love with him from afar. She believes she can never have him, so she doesn't try. When his brother Regan comes to town to help sell ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Bond
Stars: Jonathan Cake, Joely Collins, Kevin Otto
The Magic of Ordinary Days (TV Movie 2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.

Director: Brent Shields
Stars: Keri Russell, Skeet Ulrich, Mare Winningham
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
Lilibeth Simone
...
Lucian Manet
...
...
Josephine Manet
...
Abigail Manet (as Bianca Malino)
...
Julian Manet
...
Remy
...
Effie
...
Jack Tripadoe
...
Maid #2 (as Stephanie Honore)
...
Oscar
...
Realtor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edit

Storyline

Silver spoon Boston lawyer Declan Fitzpatrick fell in instant love with a Louisiana bayou 'haunted' estate when he drove by with college friends. Now he learns it's on sale and rushes to the rather destitute owner, old Odette Simone. She lives in a cabin nearby and makes sure he gets to meet her orphaned granddaughter, headstrong restaurateur Lena. The youngsters sort of fall in love, but the estate's bloody slavery days past, including fratricide and infanticide, comes to weigh heavily, even in ghostly fashions. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 March 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nora Roberts' Midnight Bayou  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Declan Fitzpatrick: Can I buy you a coffee, a drink, a car, a dog?
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Beyond silly
7 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

Attempted to watch but found ourselves mostly fast-forwarding this Nora Roberts 'thriller' that we videoed for our Dad. It was a Channel 5 Saturday night premiere and we'd been burned once already with Willed to Kill. Plus, we'd seen a Nora Roberts movie before so should have been more wary. This was more of the same. Jerry O'Connell, that goofy, odd-looking guy plays the lead looking perpetually surprised – perhaps by the script which has Faye Dunaway (still pretty fine) calling him 'a beautiful young man' but I would say it's a fair guess that this line was not written with him in mind because he is not by a fair stretch of the imagination that beautiful or young. Young in comparison to Ms Dunaway maybe. And I suppose beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I'll say no more. If you're ready to accept this though, you might also allow yourself to believe the daft storyline, which involves ghosts, reincarnation and visions of the past all muddled together randomly in a crazy, clashing potpourri. Beyond silly. There's a signposted-a-state-away love storyline that doesn't ring true for a second. A cameo from the gorgeous Alejandro Rose-Garcia as the intriguingly evil brother Julien is enjoyable but we see too little of him. New Orleans is the other draw – I'd never been interested in going there but this has changed my mind – it looks stunning. Unfortunately, neither is enough to warrant your wasting your time on this movie. Scarily unscary.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page