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Earthly Possessions (1999)

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TV Movie | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an accomplice to helping the younger robber escape his ...See moreA bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an accomplice to helping the younger robber escape his pursuers. As things progress, she learns he pulled the robbery to get enough money to help his pregnant girlfriend leave a home for unwed mothers. The two have a brief flirtation, but it is clear the housewife just needs something to enliven her life. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Anne Tyler (book) | Steven Rogers (teleplay)
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$ 8,000,000
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Mar 20, 1999 (United States)

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Susan Sarandon
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Marge Redmond
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Danielle Ferland
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Stephen Dorff
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Marialisa Costanzo
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William Hill
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Brenda Currin
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Deborah Rush
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John Christopher Jones
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Jay O. Sanders
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Lex Monson
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Kevin Chamberlin
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 1,275 votes