Waitress

Waitress

DVD - 2007 | Widescreen edition.
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Jenna, a waitress at a small-town cafe, has a gift for making great pies. Seeking to make a better life for herself, she decides to compete for a $25,000 baking prize. An obnoxious husband, a potential pregnancy, and a handsome stranger provide further challenges.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition: Widescreen edition.
Copyright Date: ©2007
Branch Call Number: DVD WAI
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (108 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.

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gnomenut
Feb 11, 2020

A fun and satisfying film. And the pies...

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ChrsteCarv06
Nov 06, 2019

This movie is about three things, domestic abuse, adultery, and pies. I do not recommend. I like Keri Russell, but not this movie. No thanks.

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mail_me_33611
Oct 07, 2019

Found this because I bought a Sara Bareilles CD attached to the musical. The film has none of the songs in it; it is a completely different animal. The director and the producer both play a part in the movie, and that usually spells doom. This movie excels. There are no really slow spots that you want to fast forward through. It is excellent.

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ThomasJWhiting
Feb 05, 2019

GREAT 2007 film - kept me engaged throughout. Well acted, well scripted, and well directed - quite a heritage for actress, film director and screenwriter Adrienne Shelly who apparently tragically died before it was released.

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divinedivine
Aug 10, 2018

Love this movie had a interesting feel to it.loved how in the movie they didn’t glamour up the fact of an affair and not every marriage is perfect and happy. Great cast too.

ArapahoeElena Jun 24, 2017

Equal parts grit and heart, Jenna tries to cope with a terrible marriage and an unexpected pregnancy. Flavored with (see what I did there? Haha) Jenna's incredible talent for inventing delicious pies and funneling her feelings through them. Charming and authentic, with a delightfully crotchety Andy Griffith for good measure!

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birdy919
Apr 09, 2017

Remember the old sitcom, "Alice" with Linda Lavin?
This is like a really long episode of that show.

VaughanPLAbby Dec 22, 2016

This movie made me want to bake all the pies. It's such a great film. Kerry Russell and Nathan Fillion and delightful and adorable. Grab a piece of pie and your best friend and watch this. You will not regret it.

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Matinee
Oct 03, 2016

Waitress is a wonderful dramedy, and it seems to get better each time I watch it. I recommend pairing it with pie since the movie will make you hungry for it. I've been a fan of Keri Russell since Felicity, and this is an excellent role for her. It also made me a fan of Nathan Fillion. The entire cast is great. The movie has been adapted into a Broadway musical. Sadly, the writer/director/supporting actress Adrienne Shelly was murdered shortly after the film was completed--such a tragic loss for her family, friends and the film community.

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LauraSteinert
May 26, 2016

ADORABLE! I saw this when it first came out and enjoyed it. It is even better the second time. NOT just a girl movie--all fathers of daughters should view this. Yes it is about three women friends and their relationships with men, but it is also a winning against all odds movie.

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bdls206
Mar 28, 2011

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

nadian Jul 29, 2009

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

nadian Jul 29, 2009

Violence: Minor scene of abuse

nadian Jul 29, 2009

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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bdls206
Mar 28, 2011

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

nadian Jul 29, 2009

nadian thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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vmxoxo
May 08, 2011

Can I bring you joy like you brung me sunshine?

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bdls206
Mar 28, 2011

Jenna: Dear Baby, I hope someday somebody wants to hold you for 20 minutes straight and that's all they do. They don't pull away. They don't look at your face. They don't try to kiss you. All they do is wrap you up in their arms and hold on tight, without an ounce of selfishness to it.

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bdls206
Mar 28, 2011

Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

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