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Still shot from the movie: New In Town.

New In Town

Lucy Hill (Renée Zellweger) is climbing the corporate ladder in her designer suits and high heel shoes. But when the Miami consultant accepts an assignment to restructure a manufacturing plant located in frosty Minnesota, the city girl's "dress for success" ambition proves an obvious mismatch for many of the laborers, including Ted Mitchell (Harry Connick Jr.). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 98
Theater Release: 30 Jan 2009
Video Release: 26 May 2009
MPAA Rating: PG
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Other fish-out-of-water stories include Sarah Plain and Tall (about a spinster from the east coast who comes to live with a prairie farm family), Mulan (a young girl who pretends to be a boy and then joins the army) and To Sir With Love (where an educated, but unemployed gentleman takes a job teaching a group of ignorant, ill-mannered students).

Home Video Extra Features

New in Town arrives on the home video market on DVD (in either widescreen or full frame) and Blu-ray (widescreen only). All versions come with the following luggage:

- Audio commentary with the cast and crew.

- Deleted scenes

- Featurettes: Making NEW IN TOWN (in Winnipeg, Canada), The Folk Art of Scrapbooking and Pudding’s Delicious Role in NEW IN TOWN.

The DVD offers audio tracks in English (Dolby Digital 2.0 and Dolby Digital 5.1), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

Subtitles - English, Spanish

Additional Release Material:

The Blu-ray disc provides audio tracks in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 7.1 HD), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish. It also includes an interactive feature, Your Own Scrapbook Commentary.

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