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Walking Across Egypt (1999)

An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

Writers:

Clyde Edgerton (novel), Paul Tamasy (screenplay)
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Forrest Forrest ... Stray Dog
Ellen Burstyn ... Mattie Rigsbee
Judge Reinhold ... Robert Rigsbee
Mark Hamill ... Lamar N. Benfield
Gwen Verdon ... Alora
Harve Presnell ... Finner
Edward Herrmann ... Rev. Vernon
Jonathan Taylor Thomas ... Wesley Benfield
James Coleman III James Coleman III ... Blake
Patrick David ... Johnny
David Cooper David Cooper ... Funeral Director
Jim Borda Jim Borda ... Guard #1
Steven West Steven West ... Guard #2
Steve Raulerson Steve Raulerson ... Warden Haswell
Pat Corley ... Sheriff Tillman
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Storyline

An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

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Doing the right thing can be as hard as... Walking Across Egypt

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Leading with Her Heart See more »

Filming Locations:

Clermont, Florida, USA See more »

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Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Mitchum Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Goofs

Just before lights out in the prison dorm, Wesley had a radio taped to the underside of the upper bunk of his bunk bed. Just after the guard patrols on night duty, the radio is no longer there. See more »

Quotes

Wesley Benfield: Thank God, cigarettes!
Mattie Rigsbee: Thank Lamarr. God had nothing to do with it!
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Alternate Versions

In the DVD version, you see Johnny smothering Blake with a pillow for several seconds, before assaulting a very breathless Blake. These two scenes are not included in the television version on Sky. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Film Geek (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Not Fade Away
Written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin) & Norman Petty
Performed by Tom Leonard
Produced by Ron Dante & Ted Perlman
Published by MPL Communications & Wren Music Company, ASCAP/BMI
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Great!
24 July 2000 | by kyushu2002See all my reviews

Walking Across Egypt is a GREAT movie! It is a classic but with modern manners. I don't know how else to explain. At first you may think it is a classic type movie, but then it changes to the real world. It has great acting and is one that everybody should watch sometime. It is a good, clean (except for the language, but it is a integral part of the movie) movie. It is great!


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