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Release Date: April 28, 2000Running Time: 120 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13Box Office: $33,771,174.00
Genre: Adaptation, Comedy, Drama, Romance


Natalie Portman

Keith David

Ashley Judd

Joan Cusack

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Novalee Nation, 17 and very pregnant, has never been a part of a real home. The closest thing to family for the hard-luck teen is her selfish, would-be musician boyfriend Willy Jack, with whom she's traveling from Tennessee to California in a rust bucket that used to be a Plymouth. A bathroom stop en route, at an Oklahoma Wal-Mart, changes Novalee's life forever. For when she leaves the store, she discovers that Willy Jack and the Plymouth are gone. Alone and broke, Novalee surreptitiously moves into the vast store, borrowing food and supplies from its shelves. When she gives birth on the floor- and her hideaway is revealed- Novalee and her 'Wal-Mart Baby' become instant celebrities. More im... Full Summary >>