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Leaving Normal (1992)




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Meg Tilly and Christine Lahti star as friends who decide to pack in the drudgery of their lives in Normal, Wyoming and hit the highway for Alaska in this road movie from Edward Zwick.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Ed Solomon
On DVD: Sep 17, 1992
MCA Universal Home Video


Christine Lahti
as Darly Peters
Meg Tilly
as Marianne Johnson
Maury Chaykin
as Leon Pendleton
Eve Gordon
as Emily Singer
James Eckhouse
as Rich Singer
Rutanya Alda
as Palmer Hospital Nurs...
Ken Angel
as Nuqaq
Barbara Russell
as Izuzu Mother
Ahnee Boyce
as Izuzu Judy
Gordon Tootoosis
as Hank Amaruk
Paul Jarrett
as Charlie
Ed Solomon
as Jerk in Bar
Andrew Johnston
as Nearest Guy
Ben Ratner
as Next Nearest Guy
Timothy Webber
as Spicy's Friend
Sam Bob
as Delivery Guy
Brenda McDonald
as Motel Clerk
Paul Stanley (III)
as Man Customer
Rob Morton
as Bartender
Darryl Layne
as Topless Dancer
Julie Taggart
as Twelve-Year-Old Girl
Ruby Cox
as Woman
Dana Stevens
as Marianne's Mother
Ashlee Buhler
as Young Marianne
Jenny Drugan
as Young Emily
Colin James Munn
as Colin James Band Mem...
Dennis Marcenko
as Colin James Band Mem...
Richard Hopkins
as Colin James Band Mem...
John Ferreira
as Colin James Band Mem...
Darrell Mayes
as Colin James Band Mem...
Trisha Gagnon
as Tumbleweed Band Memb...
Cathy-Anne Whitworth
as Tumbleweed Band Memb...
Dave Schryver
as Tumbleweed Band Memb...
Chris Stevens
as Tumbleweed Band Memb...
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Critic Reviews for Leaving Normal

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (8)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 1800
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for Leaving Normal


Two misfits decide to go on a trip to Alaska to find something better. I guess I am a sucker for this type of feel-good film

Red Lats

Super Reviewer

It was okay.

Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer


I found this movie to be very funny and sweet! It just makes one see how life can take you to great places even though along the path there can be many hardships. I liked this one a lot!

Wendy Bender

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