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Still shot from the movie: Runaway Bride.

Runaway Bride

Some brides live in fear of being jilted at the alter, but in this film it is the woman who has the cold feet! Yet even though Maggie Carpenter (Julia Roberts) has runaway from several grooms before, columnist Ike Graham (Richard Gere) finds himself falling for her charms while trying to write a newspaper story about her flighty past. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 116
Theater Release: 30 Jul 1999
Video Release:
MPAA Rating: PG
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

Maggie was afraid to be herself in her dating relationships. Why is honesty in a relationship (both to yourself and the other person) so important to the success of that relationship?

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