Tag Archives: small town

A Cookie Cutter Christmas (2014) Rated TV-G

Two schoolteachers battle it out in a holiday baking contest to win the affections of a single father. Starring Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones, and Miranda Frigon. This is one of those cheesy Hallmark Christmas movies. It’s one that tends to … Continue reading

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The Grinder (FOX) Rated TV-PG

A television lawyer moves back home to his small town, where he believes that his time on TV makes him knowledgeable about running his family’s law practice. Starring Rob Lowe, Fred Savage, and Mary Elizabeth Ellis. The show has a … Continue reading

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October Sky (1999) Rated PG

The true story of Homer Hickam, who was inspired by Sputnik, and went into rocketry. Based on the book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, and Laura Dern. This is a typical story of a small-town … Continue reading

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42nd Street: The Musical (2019) Rated NR

A small-town talent gets her first break on Broadway. Starring Philip Bertioli, Billie-Kay, and Emma Caffrey. This musical is adapted from the original Broadway production. The lead actors are brilliant; Clare Halse, as Peggy Sawyer, the small town talent, is … Continue reading

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They Came Together (2014) Rated R

A small business owner is about to lose her business to a big corporation. Starring Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, and Bill Hader. A take of A Shop Around the Corner with romantic comedy spoofs does not sync together at all. … Continue reading

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In the Heat of the Night (CBS) Rated NR

The cases and adventures of the police force in Sparta, Mississippi. Starring Carroll O’Connor, Alan Autry, and David Hart. The series premiere focuses on the transplant of a Philadelphia detective, who happens to be black, to small-town southern Mississippi. Although … Continue reading

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Finding Normal (2013) Rated NR

Dr. Lisa Leland is on her way to a wedding when she runs into the law in small town, Normal, N.C.  When she has a decision to make, jail or community service, she opts for community service. She is sentenced … Continue reading

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Small Town Girl (1953) Rated NR

Richard Belrow Livingston III races through the small town of Duck Creek where the speed limit is 25. Once caught, the judge throws the book at him with 30 days of jail time. This causes a delay in his elopement … Continue reading

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Cedar Cove (Hallmark) Rated TV-PG

Based on the book series by Debbie Macomber, Cedar Cove follows the life of Judge Olivia Lockhart in the town of Cedar Cove. Starring Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, and Sarah Smyth. This is a wonderful series that highlights the ups and downs … Continue reading

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Alice Adams (1935) Rated NR

 The adventures of two social-climbing women in small town America. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable This is one of those films that are a gem to stumble upon. Katharine Hepburn enjoyed playing Alice Adams and it shows. Alice … Continue reading

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