Sweet Home Alabama Synopsis
A fashion designer (Reese Witherspoon) demands a divorce from her husband (Josh Lucas).
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Jonathan Curiel
There's a certain formulaic and familiar quality about Sweet Home Alabama, but it doesn't matter.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is a fantasy, a sweet, light-hearted fairy tale with Reese Witherspoon at its center. She is as lovable as Doris Day would have been in...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
If you can tolerate the redneck-versus-blueblood cliches that the film trades in, Sweet Home Alabama is diverting in the manner of Jeff...
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63

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
It's only when you're leaving the theater that her spell wears off and you realize just how bad the movie, directed by Andy Tennant, really...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Witherspoon has the class, the sass and the full-out talent to sustain a major career. Who else could turn the wimpy Sweet Home Alabama...
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The whole dumb movie is a baloney cake, but the enticing icing on it is Reese Witherspoon, who manages to have a few moments of spontaneous...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Isn't just lame; it's neutered.
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The latest picture to give you the sense that Hollywood filmmakers simply plucked another old pop-tune title ripe for ripping off, then...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Unbearable were Witherspoon not such a genuinely attractive performer.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Trying to resist Reese is like trying to resist Reese's Pieces: They're always the same but you can't help yourself.
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By angelkingak87
i love this movie its amazing love story...

Sweet Home Alabama

By EV161821
Reese Witherspoon and Josh Lucas do a phenomenal job in this film. Their chemistry is unbelievable. I loved this movie and would recommend it to anyone....

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Sexual References and Some Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Witherspoon's charm keeps this movie afloat.
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