Big Stone Gap Synopsis
Writer and director Adriana Trigiani brings her best-selling novel Big Stone Gap to the screen in a heartwarming tale of family secrets and self-discovery in a small coal-mining town during the late 1970s.
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Movie Reviews

Tender, funny, heartwarming, feel-good movie! Must See!

By suzettegreer
Tender, heartwarming feel-good movie with great acting and an authentic look at small-town mountain life in the 70's. Patrick Wilson is a real heart-throb and he and Ashley Judd succeed in making...

Embraces the heritage of Southwest Virginia

By ekb1976
As someone from this area, I was honored to see "us" on the big screen. Our way of life in the 1970's and the way we talk. The scenery is stunning and the story wraps you in a warm blanket. On the...


By tinandoak
What a wonderful film! Great acting from the entire cast. I recommend BIG STONE GAP!...

By cadigi
This was the worst movie I've seen in years! The acting style was apparently supposed to be theatrical? It just came off as plastic & hokey. We both fell asleep at one point. Just awful....

Don't waste your money

By lt2745
A really bad movie. There is little to say good about this movie. A contrived script, poor acting, lousy direction and one dimensional characters. Anthony LaPaglia was one only noteworthy actor...

Big Stone Gap

Those people giving this movie low ratings have obviously not been to the Applachians in Southwest Virginia. This is the truest, most accurate depiction of people and culture from the place I was...

Big Stone gap

By boatjws
Sweet, predictable and a bit too long....

Big Stone Gap

By BH1716

big stone gap

By james44448
very good movie...

Can I have a refund?

By Jane2015
This is a mediocre Hallmark movie - how did it ever get released as a motion picture in actual theaters that people are expected to pay for? Almost every character is a caricature. Whoopi Goldberg...

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Rated PG-13 | For for brief suggestive material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Flat comedy about small-town '70s life lacks laughs.
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