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Expecting Mary (2010)

Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl, who's had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it's only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a downtrodden trailer park, ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Horace Weitzel
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Lillian Littlefeather
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Annie
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Doris Dorkus
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Mary
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Meg
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Taylor
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Jerry Zee
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Phil Cutbarth
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Molly
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Barbara
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Joe
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Ryder
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Shar D'onnay
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Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl, who's had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it's only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a downtrodden trailer park, that she learns the real meaning of love, sacrifice and family. Written by Dan Gordon

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Sometimes we make our own families...

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Rated PG for thematic elements involving teen pregnancy, and some language | See all certifications »
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12 November 2010 (USA)  »

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A Very Mary Christmas  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Released on a Holiday collection dvd as A Very Mary Christmas. See more »

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Darnella: Mary, lets go... I found a Jew!
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Wonderful Film, Great Cast, Great Characters SEE IT!
17 September 2010 | by (Salt Lake City, Utah, United States) – See all my reviews

Without a doubt this film has its' flaws - it is uneven, ranging from near slapstick to near melodrama. There are a few points where the message is delivered in a rather heavy- handed way, but like many things the flaws are minimal compared to the overall product.

The direction is natural, moving the well written story along at a comfortable pace.

Linda Gray does a fantastic job proving what a talented actress she is. Both as a character and an actress she pulls the characters of the film together into a true ensemble.

Each of the featured actors turned in great performances, treating the film the same way they would treat a major Hollywood production. None give a week or halfhearted performance. The characters each play their part in successfully moving the story along.

Stand-outs include Gene Simmons, very believable as the caring, yet not nurturing, father, Lainie Kazan as the yiddish native American, Elliot Gould as the polka loving truck driver, Della Reese as the cantankerous landlord and Cloris Leachman as the pig lady. Olysea Rulin is very sympathetic in the role of Mary.

There is an actress named Kathy Lamkin in the film who is amazing, watch for her.

In short see the movie, you won't regret it.


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