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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
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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 »

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Trivia

On the script the name of the movie says Georgia peach. See more »

Goofs

When Rachel visits Georgia for the first time, she has rather worn off reddish nail polish. When she wakes up in the morning on the couch, obviously zoned out because of all the walking, without time to do much about her appearance, she has a professional looking French manicure. In the next scene she has red nail polish again. See more »

Quotes

Rachel: This has nothing to do with him.
Simon: This has everything to do with him. He tried to take away all the things that would let you love me without being in my bed, like a friend or a father. This has everything to do with him. This is about knowing the difference between right and wrong, between the truth and a lie. He took that from you. And if you can't tell the difference, then you can't trust anyone. And if you can't trust, you can't love.
Rachel: What's it like to be so sure of yourself?
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Soundtracks

Face Down
Written by Ronnie Winter
Performed by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
Courtesy of Virgin Records American under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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A dramatic picture into the different the sides of family life and trust.
31 March 2008 | by maine_310See all my reviews

Lindsay Lohan presented a different character approach where she played an amatory teen raised in California and sent to live with her pious grandmother for the sake of her redemption. This movie not only enhances the struggles between drinking and growing up too fast, but it shows the love in a family. This movie would play mind games with you which would inspire you to love each character. Felicity Huffman, played Lindsay Lohan's distressed mother and slowly throughout the movie it is seen how closely alike they are. Georgia Rule was a new take on movies and if you are in for a new turn of adventure and occasional comedy kicks, Georgia Rule is it.


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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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