Sweet Home Alabama

2002, Romance, 1h 48m

160 Reviews 250,000+ Ratings

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Reese Witherspoon is charming enough, but the road to Alabama is well-traveled. Read critic reviews

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New York fashion designer Melanie (Reese Witherspoon) suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake (Josh Lucas), the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past, only to discover that you can take the girl out of the South, but you can't take the South out of the girl.

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  • May 18, 2012
    funny little film but not one to watch over and over again
    Brendan N Super Reviewer
  • Dec 02, 2011
    Terrible romantic comedy, it was cliche, boring, and a all around terrible film that I hope I will never have to watch again.
    Bradley W Super Reviewer
  • Oct 07, 2011
    The plot is going nowhere, good acting cannot save the rotten idea.
    Sylvester K Super Reviewer
  • Aug 15, 2011
    Terrible romantic comedy, it was cliche, boring, and a all around terrible film that I hope I will never have to watch again.
    Jim C Super Reviewer

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