Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991) - Rotten Tomatoes

Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991)




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The made-for-television film Sarah, Plain & Tall is a Hallmark Hall of Fame production about a single New England schoolteacher (Glenn Close) who responds to an advertisement by a Midwestern widower, who is asking for a bride to help him raise his two children.more
Rating: G
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Television, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Patricia MacLachlan, Carol Sobieski
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 19, 1992
Republic Pictures Home Video


Glenn Close
as Sarah Wheaton
Christopher Walken
as Jacob Witting
Jon De Vries
as Matthew
James Rebhorn
as William Wheaton
Betty Laird
as Mrs. Parkley
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Critic Reviews for Sarah, Plain and Tall

All Critics (5)

Shows how love heals fears about outsiders

Full Review… | July 19, 2003
Spirituality and Practice

Positively delightful family tale in the tradition of "Anne of Green Gables." Great, uplifting fun for everyone. .

July 26, 2002
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)

August 11, 2005

April 26, 2005
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Sarah, Plain and Tall


A movie to see for Walken fans. That's about all you'll get out of it.

Curtis Lilly

Super Reviewer

It's a Hallmark movie but it's tolerable.

Sunil Jawahir

Super Reviewer

Loved the book, and enjoyed the movie.

Leo L

Super Reviewer

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