The Trip to Bountiful

2014

The Trip to Bountiful

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Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home. When Ludie and Jessie Mae discover she is gone, they call in law enforcement to help, but Mrs. Watts is one step ahead of them and convinces the local sheriff to help her on her journey home to Bountiful.

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Cicely Tyson
as Carrie Watts
Blair Underwood
as Ludie Watts
Vanessa L. Williams
as Jessie Mae Watts
Clancy Brown
as Sheriff
Devon Abner
as Ticket Agent 1
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  • This Lifetime version of The Trip to Bountiful feels appropriate to remind people to go to the theater, to go seek why shows keep being turned into films and TV miniseries. The Trip to Bountiful, as it is here, isn't always worth the ride.

    Sep 12, 2014 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

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