Sweet Home Alabama

Sweet Home Alabama is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant and produced by Neal Moritz.  The screenplay was written by C. Jay Cox and is based on the story by Douglas J. Eboch.

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Rated:  PG-13 (movie contains some language and sexual references)
Run Time:  1h 48min
Release Date:  September 27, 2002 (USA)
Genre:  Romance, Comedy
Director:  Andy
Studio:  Buena Vista Pictures




Sweet Home Alabama stars Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey, Candice Bergen, Mary Kay Place, Fred Ward, Jean Smart, Ethan Embry, Melanie Lynskey, Dakota Fanning, Courtney Gains, Nathan Lee Graham and Kevin Sussman.

Sweet Home Alabama is the story of Melanie Carmichael (Reese Witherspoon), a successful up and coming New York fashion designer  who gets recently engaged to Andrew Hennings (Patrick Dempsey).  She realizes she is still technically married to Jake Perry (Josh Lucas), her estranged husband and hometown sweetheart.  Melanie goes back to her little hometown in Alabama to tell her parents she got engaged and to get Jake to sign divorce papers so she can marry Andrew.

Movie Quotes

“Honey, just cuz I talk slow doesn’t mean I’m stupid.” – Jake Perry 
“Why would you want to marry me for, anyhow?” – Young Melanie
“So I can kiss you anytime I want.” – Young Jake

“Nobody finds their soul mate when they’re ten. I mean, where’s the fund in that, right?” – Jake Perry

“There is nothing wrong with poor people. I get elected by poor people.” – Mayor Kate Hennings

Official Movie Trailer

Movie Stars

Reese Witherspoon as Melanie Smooter ‘Carmichael’

Josh Lucas as Jake Perry

Patrick Dempsey as Andrew Hennings

Candice Bergen as Mayor Kate Hennings

Mary Kay Place as Pearl Smooter

Fred Ward as Earl Smooter

Jean Smart as Stella Kay Perry

Ethan Embry as Bobby Ray

Melanie Lynskey as Lurlynn

Dakota Fanning as Young Melanie Smooter

Courtney Gains as Sheriff Wade

Nathan Lee Graham as Frederick Montana

Kevin Sussman as Barry Lowenstein