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The Whole Wide World (1996)

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111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

In Texas in the 1930s, young schoolteacher Novalyne Price meets a handsome, eccentric, interesting young man named Robert Howard. He's a successful writer - of the pulp stories of 'Conan the Barbarian'; she's an aspiring one. A friendship ...See moreIn Texas in the 1930s, young schoolteacher Novalyne Price meets a handsome, eccentric, interesting young man named Robert Howard. He's a successful writer - of the pulp stories of 'Conan the Barbarian'; she's an aspiring one. A friendship develops into a sort of courtship. Based on a memoir by Novalyne Price. Written by Eileen Berdon See less
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Novalyne Price Ellis (memoir One Who Walked Alone) | Michael Scott Myers (screenplay)
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$ 1,300,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,318
Gross (USA)
$ 136,933
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Dec 20, 1996 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Vincent D'Onofrio
Robert E. Howard Robert E. Howard   See fewer
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Renée Zellweger
Novalyne Price Novalyne Price   See fewer
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Ann Wedgeworth
Mrs. Howard Mrs. Howard   See fewer
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Harve Presnell
Dr. Howard Dr. Howard   See fewer
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Benjamin Mouton
Clyde Smith Clyde Smith   See fewer
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Leslie Buesing
Ethel (as Leslie Berger) Ethel (as Leslie Berger)   See fewer
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Chris Shearer
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Marion Eaton
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Dell Aldrich
Mrs. Hemphill (as Dell F. Aldrich) Mrs. Hemphill (as Dell F. Aldrich)   See fewer
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Libby Villari
Etna Reed Price Etna Reed Price   See fewer
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Michael Corbett
Booth Adams Booth Adams   See fewer
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Elizabeth D'Onofrio
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7.3 / 10 | 3,034 votes