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.
Action & Adventure , Drama , Kids & Family , Television
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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)

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August 11, 2005

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April 25, 2005
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

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)

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December 31, 1999
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Sarah, Plain and Tall


What a wonderful family movie...Glenn Close and Christopher Walken are marvelous together as a school teacher who lives in the East who answers his ad, he is a widower in the midwest who needs a wife to help raise his about culture shock for her! This is a great story and has two sequels :-)

Robin P.
Robin P.

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

Sunil Jawahir
Sunil Jawahir

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

Curtis Lilly
Curtis Lilly

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