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Love's Abiding Joy (2006)

PG
87 min | Drama, Family, Western

The continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West, Missie begins to realize her passion for teaching as Willie cares for the couple's young daughter...See moreThe continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West, Missie begins to realize her passion for teaching as Willie cares for the couple's young daughter Kathy while expanding the family ranch with a little help from sons Jeff and Matthew. When the frontier railroad comes to town, the pleasure of a long-promised visit from Missie's father Clark is suddenly offset by the tragic death of young Kathy. As the untimely demise of their beloved daughter begins to drive an emotional wedge between Missie and Willie, the devastated father unexpectedly accepts an offer made by the powerful Samuel Doros to assume the role of town sheriff. Their faith shaken and their once close-knit bond suddenly torn asunder, Missie and Willie desperately attempt to bring their crumbling family back together as son Jeff faces a series of dangers while hopelessly falling for Doros' beautiful daughter Colette. Written by Anonymous See less
Writers
Michael Landon Jr. (teleplay) (television story) | Douglas Lloyd McIntosh (teleplay) (television story) | Bridget Terry (teleplay) | Janette Oke (novel)
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Brian Gordon (as Brian J. Gordon) | Erik Olson
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Budget
$ 3,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 145,895
Gross (USA)
$ 252,726
Gross (World)
$ 252,726
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Release date
Oct 6, 2006 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Erin Cottrell
Missie LaHaye Missie LaHaye   See fewer
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Dale Midkiff
Clark Davis Clark Davis   See fewer
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Logan Bartholomew
Willie LaHaye Willie LaHaye   See fewer
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Frank McRae
Cookie Cookie   See fewer
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William Morgan Sheppard
Scottie (as W. Morgan Sheppard) Scottie (as W. Morgan Sheppard)   See fewer
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Drew Tyler Bell
Jeff LaHaye Jeff LaHaye   See fewer
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Brett Coker
Mattie LaHaye Mattie LaHaye   See fewer
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Mae Whitman
Colette Doros Colette Doros   See fewer
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John Laughlin
Samuel Doros Samuel Doros   See fewer
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Kevin Gage
John Abel John Abel   See fewer
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Brianna Brown
Melinda Klein Melinda Klein   See fewer
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James Tupper
Henry Klein Henry Klein   See fewer
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Stephen Bridgewater
Frank Taylorson (as Stephen W. Bridgewater) Frank Taylorson (as Stephen W. Bridgewater)   See fewer
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Blake Gibbons
Joe Paxson Joe Paxson   See fewer
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Trevor Gordon
School Boy (uncredited) School Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tyler Gordon
Town Boy (uncredited) Town Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Skye McCole Bartusiak
Young Missy (archive footage) (uncredited) Young Missy (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 1,527 votes