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Finding Normal (2013)

Not Rated | | Comedy | TV Movie 18 May 2013
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Finding Normal is a TV movie starring Lou Beatty Jr., Andrew Bongiorno, and Valerie Lynn Brett. The only thing standing between Dr. Lisa Leland (Candice Cameron Bure) and the wedding of her dreams in the Hamptons is a 2600-mile drive from Los Angeles to Long Island. However, a run in ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Lou Beatty Jr. ... Doc Shelby
... Dr. Steve
... Mandy (as Valerie Boucvalt)
... Dr. Maggie Parks
... Dr. Lisa Leland
Pam Dougherty ... Rita Caffey
Jim Elliott ... Judge Denton (as Big Jim Elliot)
... Maria (as Delia Cobos)
Kendrick Hudson ... Jimmer
... Lester Toole
Ashleigh Jolly ... Carly
... Hispanic Woman
Gavin W. Miller ... Founder's Day Dance Attendee
... Kimberly
... Passerby
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The only thing standing between Dr. Lisa Leland (Candice Cameron Bure) and the wedding of her dreams in the Hamptons is a 2600-mile drive from Los Angeles to Long Island. However, a run in with the law in the country town of Normal, North Carolina leaves Dr. Leland with a choice--Jail or community service. Sentenced to serve three days as the town's doctor, Lisa has her world turned upside down by a man she would never expect. Quickly, Lisa finds that there's a lot more to Normal than she could have ever imagined. Written by Jeremy M.

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During Dr. Leland's court appearance for her speeding violation, Lester mentions she was driving a 3-series with the N54 twin-turbo inline 6 (engine). This is an actual BMW car and engine combination, and the internal company code used to identify this particular engine really is "N54". This means that despite his simple nature, Lester is a car aficionado and likely very tech savvy for even knowing this information. See more »

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A southern route from Los Angeles to Bridgehampton would take Interstate 20 through the movie' filming location in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. However, Lisa would have no reason to be on a two-lane country road unless she was already looking for something off the Interstate. See more »

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A Standard for All Christian Films
6 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

What a wonderful movie! The story is well written and well acted. So often, Christian films seem to be written over the course of one weekend, the dialog is unbelievable, and the acting is usually sub-par at best. Finding Normal is not only well written but the acting is wonderfully realistic and the dialog is not only believable but entertaining. Of course, if you're looking for the Hollywood standard in movies that discards any moral message, replaces action, sex, and special effects for thoughtful writing then you most likely will not enjoy this movie. On the other hand, if you're like our family and don't mind a movie lacking some of the "refinements" of secular films and are wanting entertainment that is wholesome and purveys a moral message then our family highly recommends this film! You will be pleased with the over all quality of Finding Normal.


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