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A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2001-10-19

Runtime 132 minutes

Budget $48m

Revenue $36m


TMDB 6.8


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kcmess57 shared a tip "Warms my heart when parents learn they must let go."

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sam_earl shared a tip "I loved it! It gets me right in the feels every time. Drew did a great job on this one"

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dani_tayler shared a tip "Totally forgot about this movie, I'll watch it over and over, it's a good one."

cesar_erba shared a tip "This a good film. Some great funny moments."

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amber_allison shared a tip "One of my favorite movies ever!!"

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suzy_bee shared a tip "As having been a single mom I could really relate to this."

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carla_kellam shared a tip "I don't, I just remember I enjoyed watching it 😎"

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marie_m_2911 shared a tip "Loved it!"

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autumn_dehaven shared a tip "Perfect for teens to learn life is difficult & the world can be rude & unforgiving. Or for just having a girl's night.👍"

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