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Good Intentions (2010)





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When a frustrated mother sees her life saving slipping away, she turns to a life of crime in order to ensure her family's financial stability. Etta Milford (Elaine Hendrix) is the last woman you'd expect to find holding up a convenience store with a shotgun, but when it comes to protecting her family all bets are off. Now, in addition to armed robbery, she's blackmailing the local sheriff and taking advice from a small-town stripper. It may not be the most conventional path to happiness, but if Etta can just avoid winding up in prison, she might just manage to pull her family together once and for all. Co-starring Luke Perry, Jon Gries, and LeeAnn Rimes.

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Elaine Hendrix
as Etta Milford
Luke Perry
as Chester Milford
Jon Gries
as Sheriff Ernie
Gary Grubbs
as Zachary
Ted Manson
as Mr. Simmons
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This is a fun, light-hearted film about a small town with quirky characters. It tells the story of Etta Milford (Elaine Hendrix), a loving mother and wife struggling to make ends meet. Hubby Chester (Luke Perry) runs a liquor store but is constantly frittering away the family's savings on his half-baked inventions. Increasingly stressed out by her family's circumstances, Etta decides that the only reasonable course of action is to resort to a life of crime but her decision to invest her ill-gotten gains in "antique" furniture sold by the creepy Zachary (Gary Grubbs) leads to dire consequences for herself and her family.

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Deb S

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Nice, cute and well done film. Not exactly a blockbuster, but more than charming enough to be enjoyable. LeAnn Rimes is really coming along with her acting abilities, too. I am glad that I came across this.

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

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Etta Milford is a loving wife and mother. Let's not fail to mention an armed robber. Her husband is a liquor store owner who blows their money on small inventions. With "good intentions", Etta decides to secretly take their "financial" matters into her own hands. She creates a scheme to get back the money to invest in her children's education. Things immediately go wrong. A nice little southern comedy filled with blackmail.

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