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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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New In Town is rated PG: for language and some suggestive material. (Previously, this film was rated PG-13 for brief strong language, but was edited and re-rated.)

Cast: Renee Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr, Siobhan Fallon Hogan
Studio: 2009 Lions Gate Films
Website: Official site for New In Town.

Detailed Review

Living in a land covered by snow for about half of the year, it’s always hard for me to feel empathy for someone who shrieks at the sight of winter.… 
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Why Is New In Town Rated PG?

Originally rated PG-13 for “brief strong language,” this movie met with the razor blade and… 
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