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Sweet Home Alabama

Melanie Carmichael (Reese Witherspoon) is an up-and-coming fashion designer with a marriage proposal from the handsome and eligible son (Patrick Dempsey) of New York City's mayor (Candice Bergen). However, there is one thing standing between her and this chance at happiness…a husband ((Josh Lucas) in Alabama, whom she married during high school. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Sweet Home Alabama is rated PG-13: for some language/sexual references.

Director: Andy Tennant
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Lucas, Candice Bergen

Detailed Review

Life seems almost perfect for Melanie Carmichael (Reese Witherspoon). Hailed as a rising star in the world of fashion, the young New York designer is head-over-heels in love with… 
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