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The Beach House (2018)

TV-G | | Drama | TV Movie 28 April 2018
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The story follows Caretta "Cara" Rutledge, a woman who's tried to move beyond a difficult past but is forced to grapple with history head-on when she returns to fix the family beach house. ... See full summary »

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Roger Spottiswoode

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Mary Alice Monroe (book), Maria Nation
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Minka Kelly ... Cara Rudland
Andie MacDowell ... Lovie Rudland
Chad Michael Murray ... Brett Beauchamps
Makenzie Vega ... Toy Sooner
Donna Biscoe ... Flo
Donny Boaz ... Palmer Rudland
Alyshia Ochse ... Julia Rudland
Havana Blum ... Linnea Rudland
Seaton Stanley ... Cooper Rudland
Chase Stokes ... Russell Bennett
Carrie Anne Hunt ... Young Lovie
Anthony Triceri ... Order Guy
Meiyee Apple Tam ... Assistant
David Moncrief ... Richard De Vries
Selena Anduze ... Dr. Pittman
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The story follows Caretta "Cara" Rutledge, a woman who's tried to move beyond a difficult past but is forced to grapple with history head-on when she returns to fix the family beach house. During one devastating storm, Cara and her mother save hundreds of sea turtles from certain death and learn some of life's real truths in the process.

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The clinic where Toy goes for her medical appointment is called the Maria Nation Health Clinic. In reality, Maria Nation wrote the screenplay for this movie. See more »

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Andie's best performance
25 July 2019 | by HotToastyRagSee all my reviews

My mom and I had a really bad day, and we were looking forward to vegging out in front of a Hallmark movie with Andie MacDowell. We thought The Beach House would be just what we needed: Andie fixing up her family's beach house, looking at the coast with a mug of tea just like she did in Cedar Cove. However, this movie was not what we needed, so if you and your mom find yourself in the same situation, watch Cedar Cove instead.

The good news is Andie MacDowell gives arguably her best performance in The Beach House. She shows unexpected pain and thoughtfulness as she stars as a terminally-ill mother trying to fix up her house and her daughter's life before it's too late. I am glad I watched this movie, because I like Andie and she did an excellent job, but it would have been better to watch it on a different day. Minka Kelly plays Andie's daughter, and in the tradition of Hallmark, she comes from the big bad city, finding herself and love in the small town of her youth. Chad Michael Murray is Minka's love interest, so if you're not watching this movie for Andie-but why wouldn't you?-you'll be relatively entertained.

If you liked the book, or if you're in the mood for a good cry, go ahead and rent this Hallmark Hall of Fame. You'll see the beautiful shoreline of South Carolina, the fun and cute journey of baby turtles crawling from their eggs to the ocean, and Andie's great acting chops.


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28 April 2018 (USA) See more »

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Tybee Island, Georgia, USA See more »

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