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Southern Belles (2005)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 2005 (USA)
Bell and Belle want to break out of their trailer park lives and get up and out to the "Big City" of Atlanta. Just when they think they are on their way to getting a nest egg Bell falls for a handsome police officer named Rhett Butler.
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Bell Granger
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Rhett Butler
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Tracy Hampton
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Margery
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Duane
David Wheir ...
Bob-Oh
Jack McCarthy ...
Officer Les Franck
Naima Lena ...
Claudette
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Kevin
Laurel Ullman ...
Jenny
Craig Myers ...
Captain Willard
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Jane Willard
Blake Cohen ...
Yankee #1
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Yankee #2
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In the Georgia town of Johnson's Mark, where they take hunting seriously, Belle and Bell are best friends, housemates in a trailer. On the day Bell dumps her boyfriend and Belle quits her job, they decide to take their dreams to Atlanta. They'll need about $2500, so they set out to find the money. Belle has various schemes (bingo, karaoke), and Bell, who tends bar, offers to dance with the highest bidder. Then, she starts to fall in love with that guy, a local deputy sheriff named Rhett Butler. Love, friendship, loyalties, and the need for cash may be on a collision course. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sex references | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Belle Scott: I quit. That rhymes with shit. I quit this shit!
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Spoofs Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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A movie this good-Made in 2005!?!?

I saw this film just two weeks ago and would have sworn it was a romantic comedy from the late 60's or early to mid- 70's: but it was made in 2005, and it's one of the nicest, corniest, sweetest movies I've ever seen. Anna Faris is at her usual comedic best, but Laura Breckenridge steals the show! She is so cute, sweet, and 99 other adjectives for adorable!! You just want to hug her and protect her from the world! The movie follows two women, named Bell and Belle (hence the name) as they want to leave their small town to go to Atlanta to seek fame and fortune, but will they compromise their innocence and sweet naiveté in the process? The ending is pure joy, and if you don't cheer for them, you're not human! It's GREAT!!!


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