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Where the Heart Is


Pregnant 17-year-old Novalee Nation ([[Performer~P197461~Natalie Portman~natalieportman]]) runs away from her Tennessee home toward the bright lights of California, accompanied by her boyfriend, Willy Jack Pickens ([[Performer~P240338~Dylan Bruno~dylanbruno]]). But Willy gets cold feet and abandons her at a Walmart in Sequoyah, OK. Novalee's life savings amount to $5.55, so she moves into the Walmart, sleeping there at night and venturing out during the day. With the help of the eccentric Sister Husband...more

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30 out of 100 Metascore®

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Iffy for 13+

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