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Georgia Rule (2007)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 11 May 2007 (USA)
A troubled young woman is sent to live with her grandmother for the summer, while hiding a secret that could potentially tear her family apart.

Director:

Garry Marshall

Writer:

Mark Andrus
3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jane Fonda ... Georgia
Lindsay Lohan ... Rachel
Felicity Huffman ... Lilly
Dermot Mulroney ... Simon
Cary Elwes ... Arnold
Garrett Hedlund ... Harlan
Hector Elizondo ... Izzy
Dylan McLaughlin ... Sam
Zachary Gordon ... Ethan
Laurie Metcalf ... Paula
Tereza Stanislav Tereza Stanislav ... Violin Teacher
Fred Applegate ... Townie #1
Cynthia Ferrer ... Townie #2
Destiney Sue Walker ... Waitress (as Destiney Moore)
Adreana Gonzalez ... Izzy's Niece (as Adreana Betan)
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Storyline

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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Sometimes you have to lose your way to find your family. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Director Garry Marshall had film rights to the story for ten years before he could find a studio willing to make it. This was the lowest budget and least amount of filming days he ever shot a movie in. See more »

Goofs

The flowers in front of Georgia's home change. The first several scenes show her planting vibrant colors with many yellow and pink flowers. Later scenes only have pale purple flowers in front of the house. See more »

Quotes

Lilly: You don't know where you're going.
Rachel: Yes, I do.
Lilly: You don't know where you are.
Rachel: Yes, I do. I'm in hell.
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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.200 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Measure of Grace
Written by Chris Westlake (as Chris Westlake)
Performed by Chris Westlake (as Chris Westlake) and Bryan Landers
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Totally ;misleading trailer...But a terrific movie. NOT for kids
11 May 2007 | by jessie-39See all my reviews

We start all of our reviews with the following information. My wife and I have seen nearly 100 movies per year for the past 15 years. Recently, we were honored by receiving lifetime movie passes to any movie any time at no cost! So we can see whatever we want whenever we want. The point of this is that CRITICS count for ZERO. Your local critics or the national critics like Ebert are really no different than you or me. The only difference is that they get to write about the movie and are forced to see hundreds of movies whether they want to or not.Therefore, it is our belief that if you get your monies worth for two hours of enjoyment that is good enough for us! We NEVER EVER listen or read the critics. We only care about our friends and those who we know like the same things as us. Well enough about that.

A surprise to say the least. The movie trailer for this movie were totally misleading. The company should be fined for the advertising for this film. It will attract the wrong audience. This is NOT for kids. Rated R but many will want to see Linday Lohan with their parents. Not a good idea. Lindsay, Ms. Jane Fonda, and Felicity Huffman are wonderful in this very poignant and said tale of the relationship of mother and daughter and granddaughter.

The R rating is what spoils it for the kids. Quite frankly, we didn't feel that the R rated parts were needed for this excellent film.

If Ms. Lohan can get her real life together, she is a fine actress. And it was wonderful to see Jane Fonda.. as good as ever and Felicity Huffman gave an equally wonderful performance.

Go and see and leave the kids home.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,773,870, 13 May 2007

Gross USA:

$19,103,072

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,000,167
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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