Sweet Home Alabama

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

Sometimes What You're Looking For Is Right Where You Left It.

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 2002-09-26
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 926 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Touchstone Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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New York fashion designer, Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But her past holds many secrets—including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their contentious relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past.

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  • Reese Witherspoon

    as Melanie "Carmichael" Smooter Perry
  • Josh Lucas

    as Jake Perry
  • Patrick Dempsey

    as Andrew Hennings
  • Candice Bergen

    as Mayor Kate Hennings
  • Rhona Mitra

    as Tabatha Wadmore-Smith
  • Deborah Duke

    as Sherma
  • Fred Ward

    as Earl Smooter
  • Mary Kay Place

    as Pearl Smooter
  • Kevin Sussman

    as Barry Lowenstein
  • Melanie Lynskey

    as Lurlynn
  • Ethan Embry

    as Bobby Ray
  • Jean Smart

    as Stella Kay
  • Sharon Blackwood

    as Virgie
  • Dakota Fanning

    as Young Melanie Smooter
  • Thomas Curtis

    as Young Jake
  • Jody Thompson

    as Dead Soldier
  • Katharine Towne

    as Erin Vanderbilt
  • Leslie Hendrix

    as Reporter
  • Courtney Gains

    as Sheriff Wade
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub

    as Dorothea
  • Nathan Lee Graham

    as Frederick Montana
  • Sean Bridgers

    as Eldon
  • Fleet Cooper

    as Clinton
  • Michelle Krusiec

    as Pan
  • Mark Matkevich

    as Tom Darovsic
  • Bob Penny

    as Wallace Buford
  • Jen Apgar

    as Starr
  • Sarah Baker

    as Dix
  • Ted Manson

    as Colonel Murphy
  • Kelsey Lowenthal

    as Carrie Lee
  • Colin Ford

    as Clinton Jr. (uncredited)
Production Jeanne McCarthy Casting
Art Clay A. Griffith Production Design
Sound George Fenton Original Music Composer
Production Michael Fottrell Executive Producer
Camera Andrew Dunn Director of Photography
Production Neal H. Moritz Producer
Production Juel Bestrop Casting
Editing Troy Takaki Editor
Directing Andy Tennant Director
Production Stokely Chaffin Producer
Production Kathleen Chopin Casting
Editing Tracey Wadmore-Smith Editor
Directing Louis D'Esposito First Assistant Director
Production Jon Jashni Executive Producer
Production Blythe Cappello Casting Associate
Writing Douglas J. Eboch Story
Writing C. Jay Cox Screenplay
Production Wink Mordaunt Executive Producer
Sound Laura Ziffren Music Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Sophie de Rakoff Costume Design
Crew Lonnie R. Smith Jr. Stunt Coordinator
Camera Peter Iovino Still Photographer
Sound Christopher T. Welch Supervising ADR Editor
Sound Scott Millan Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Dwight Benjamin-Creel Property Master
Sound Julie Feiner Dialogue Editor
Sound George Watters II Supervising Sound Editor
Art David H. Allen Property Master
Directing Alicia Accardo Script Supervisor
Sound Bob Beemer Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Lisa K. Sessions Set Decoration
Production Jennifer Euston Casting Associate
Sound Allen Hartz Dialogue Editor
Sound Suhail Kafity Supervising Sound Editor
Sound David A. Arnold Dialogue Editor
Sound Teri E. Dorman Supervising Dialogue Editor
Costume & Make-Up Joani Yarbrough Hair Department Head
Camera Bill O'Drobinak Camera Operator
Art Donald Dowd Set Dresser
Costume & Make-Up Sarah Mays Makeup Department Head
Sound Michael T. Ryan Music Editor
Art Jay Pelissier Art Direction
Sound R.J. Palmer Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Mary C. Lane Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Marina Ray Assistant Costume Designer
Sound Dawn Soler Music Supervisor
Art Egan Gauntt Art Department Coordinator
Sound Jim Likowski Foley Editor
Art Tony Kupersmith Construction Coordinator