Sometimes What Your're Looking For Is Right Where You Left It. This delightfully entertaining romantic comedy stars Reese Witherspoon (Legally Blonde) as sophisticated Melanie Carmichael, a rising New York clothing designer who suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But this is no fairy tale romance for Melanie. She has skeletons in her fashion-filled closet that include Jake-the backwoods husband she married in high school who refuses to divorce her. Determined to end their marriage and sever all ties with her past once and for all, Melanie returns to Alabama. But home starts to tug at her heartstrings, and what she thought she wanted may not be what she wants at all.

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Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

PG-13

Romance/Drama/Comedy · 1h 48m · 9/20/2002

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Sometimes what you're looking for is right where you left it.

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Sometimes What Your're Looking For Is Right Where You Left It. This delightfully entertaining romantic comedy stars Reese Witherspoon (Legally Blonde) as sophisticated Melanie Carmichael, a rising New York clothing designer who suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But this is no fairy tale romance for Melanie. She has skeletons in her fashion-filled closet that include Jake-the backwoods husband she married in high school who refuses to divorce her. Determined to end their marriage and sever all ties with her past once and for all, Melanie returns to Alabama. But home starts to tug at her heartstrings, and what she thought she wanted may not be what she wants at all.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Touchstone Pictures

Budget

$38,000,000

Revenue

$175,514,072
Part Of
Cast
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Reese Witherspoon

Melanie Smooter
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Patrick Dempsey

Andrew Hennings
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Josh Lucas

Jake Perry
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Sharon Blackwood

Virgie
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Doug Killen

Catfish Festival Dancer (as Doug Johnson-Killen)
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Charlotte Pierrepont

Model
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Osjha Anderson

Catfish Festival Singer
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Jeanne Arnold

Catfish Festival Singer
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Pete Talton

Catfish Festival Dancer
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Suzi Bass

Shirleen
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Eddy Donno

Model
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Emily Furman

Catfish Festival Dancer
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Deidee Deionne

Press Secretary (as Deide Deionne)
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Jana Lynn Schoep

Model
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Mark Oliver

Guard #2
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Jody Thompson

Dead Soldier
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Don Young

Old Dead Soldier
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Gary Beck

Paparazzi (uncredited)
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Deborah Duke

Sherma (as Deborah Calloway-Duke)
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Keni Thomas

Catfish Festival Singer
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Michael Snow

Devin
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Colin Ford

Clinton Jr. (uncredited)
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Matthew D. Miller

Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Doshia Darmane

Event Patron (uncredited)
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Katharine Towne

Erin Vanderbilt (scenes deleted)
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Aimee Davis

Festival Patron (uncredited)
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Charles McClelland

Paparazzo (uncredited)
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Mary Jean McAdams

Wedding Guest #2 (uncredited)
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Ambre Lake

Wedding Coordinator (uncredited)
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Jason Guy

Photographer at the Red Carpet (uncredited)
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Traci Ann Wolfe

Model
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Ted Manson

Colonel Murphy
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LaChanda Alexander

New York Citizen (uncredited)
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Brandon Carroll

Country Line Dancer (uncredited)
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Kelli Franklin

Catfish Festival Singer
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Chris Burns

Wedding Guest #1 (uncredited)
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Haley Buchanan

Girl at the Battlefield (uncredited)
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Rich Bryant

Paparazzi (uncredited)
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Robert Black

Paparazzi (uncredited)
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Kevin Sussman

Barry Lowenstein
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Andrew Prine

Sheriff Holt (uncredited)
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Tony Rizzoli

Gentleman
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Mary Lynn Rajskub

Dorothea
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Courtney Gains

Sheriff Wade
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Melanie Lynskey

Lurlynn
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Ethan Embry

Bobby Ray
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Fleet Cooper

Clinton
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Jean Smart

Stella Kay Perry
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Leslie Hendrix

Reporter
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Dakota Fanning

Young Melanie
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Nathan Lee Graham

Frederick Montana
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Fred Ward

Earl Smooter
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Joel Sturdivant

Line Dancer (uncredited)
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Candice Bergen

Mayor Kate Hennings
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Laurie Gardner

Festival Dancer (uncredited)
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Bob Seel

Bartender
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Sean Bridgers

Eldon
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Michelle Krusiec

Pan
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Thomas Curtis

Young Jake
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Kevin Hagan

Jimmy the Driver
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Mark Matkevich

Tom Darovsic
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Sarah Baker

Dix
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Dennis Ryan

Reporter
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Lee Roy Giles

Eugene the Guard
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Joe Pierce

Country Line Dancer (uncredited)
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Bob Penny

Wallace Buford
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Rhona Mitra

Tabatha Wadmore-Smith
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Afemo Omilami

Jimmy Lee
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Sean Treadaway

TV Fashion Reporter (uncredited)
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Kelsey Lowenthal

Carrie Lee
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Jen Apgar

Starr
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Jim O'Connor

Reporter
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Mary Kay Place

Pearl Smooter
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Mark Skinner

Bruno
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Phil Cater

Pablo
Crew
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Andy Tennant

Director
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Douglas J. Eboch

Writer
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C. Jay Cox

Writer
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George Fenton

Music
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Andrew Dunn

Cinematograpy
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Neal H. Moritz

Producer
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Sweet Home Alabama

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/23/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Sweet Home Alabama

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Sweet Home Alabama

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/6/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

Leading Ladies of Romantic Comedy Pack (Sweet Home Alabama/Kate & Leopold/While You Were Sleeping)

(DVD)

9/2/2003

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