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Miss Meadows (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 14 November 2014 (USA)
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A story centered on a proper elementary school teacher who moonlights as a vigilante.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Katie Holmes ... Miss Meadows
James Badge Dale ... Sheriff
Callan Mulvey ... Skylar
Jean Smart ... Mother Meadows
Mary Kay Place ... Mrs. Davenport
Ava Kolker ... Heather
Stephen Bishop ... Lt. Danny
Kate Linder ... Trudy Navis
James Landry Hébert ... Derek Pierson / Young Man at Weenie Stand
James Keane ... Father Peter
Graham Beckel ... Tony Weaver / Driver of Truck
Gregory Allen Smith Gregory Allen Smith ... Willie
Anna Moravcik Anna Moravcik ... Little Miss Meadows
Tyler Corbet Tyler Corbet ... Gordon (as Tyler R. Corbet)
Milly Hopkins Milly Hopkins ... Sarah
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Prim schoolteacher Miss Meadows (Katie Holmes) is not entirely what she appears. Well-mannered, sweet, and caring, yes, but underneath the candy-sweet exterior hides the soul of a vigilante, taking it upon herself to right the wrongs in this cruel world by whatever means necessary. Things get complicated, however, when Miss Meadows gets romantically entangled with the town sheriff (James Badge Dale) and her steadfast moral compass is thrown off, begging the question: "Who is the real Miss Meadows and what is she hiding?" Written by Unknown

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Justice will be served ... properly. See more »


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Trivia

The cat at the end of the movie is named Yeppers. She lives in the Tremont Historic District of Cleveland where a lot of the movie was filmed. See more »

Goofs

Very beginning of the film, she's walking on the sidewalk, right side of the street, with the traffic. When she notices the deer across the street, she's heading in the opposite direction. After the deer, she's walking in her original direction again. See more »

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Skylar: [to Miss Meadows as she attempts to rescue Heather in her wedding dress] No offense, Miss Meadows, but you do tend to over-accessorize.
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Near bottom of end credits: The Polly Klaas Foundation wishes to thank Katie Holmes, Karen Leigh Hopkins and the producers of "Miss Meadows" for contributing to the Polly Klaas Foundation Artist in Residence Program - Helping Children to Explore and Engage in the Performing Arts. See more »


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Written by Lauren Mikus (as Lauren Marie Mikus) and Jillian Talley
Performed by Gal Pals
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A pleasant outing with Miss Meadows
17 March 2015 | by clarkmick33See all my reviews

I did not really know what to expect on my outing with Miss Meadows. The cover art is probably a bit misleading as it is more of a day in the life of Miss Meadows rather than a woman going out of her way to kill men type film.

Katie Holmes did a perfect job as Miss Meadows I think the casting was spot on. It was a delight to hear here use of "proper" English which contrasted well with the run down neighborhood in which she occupies. Katie did a great job displaying the playful and innocent Miss Meadows.

The film touches on many things including - love, optimism, being naive, mental illness, relationships developing despite mental illness.

Miss Meadows comes along as a delightful character with no-nonsense justice served. A good escapist film. The word play is akin to a Wes Andersen movie (think Grand Budapest Hotel)

So pick up your top hat, grab a picnic basket and go on a stroll with the delightful Miss Meadows.


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English

Release Date:

14 November 2014 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Cleveland, Ohio, USA See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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