Earthly Possessions (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes

Earthly Possessions (1999)





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Susan Sarandon stars in this made-for-cable-TV adaptation of Anne Tyler's novel about a housewife who thinks her life is going nowhere. However, she suddenly gets a lot more adventure than she bargained for when she's taken hostage during a bank robbery.


Susan Sarandon
as Charlotte Emory
Stephen Dorff
as Jake Simms Jr.
Jay O. Sanders
as Zack Emory
Elisabeth Moss
as Mindy Calendar
Alan Pottinger
as Scotty Jamison
Deborah Rush
as Heidi Anderson
William Duell
as Old Man in Jalopy
Alice Drummond
as Old Woman in Jalopy
Danielle Ferland
as Baby Whitehead
William Hill
as Bank Guard
Lex Monson
as Old Man at Gas Station
Terry Serpico
as Gas Station Attendant
Barbara Spence
as Miss Bohanan
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All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Sarandon brings her Bull Durham comic timing and the heft of every other part she's played. Long before Jake's figured out that maybe he loves her, the rest of us are already standing in line.

February 5, 2018 | Full Review…

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