Taking Back Our Town

 (14)
1 h 31 min200113+
A mother of three and an elderly woman join forces to fight a ruthless corporation from buidling a chemical plant in their hometown.
Directors
Sam Pillsbury
Starring
Laura InnesRuby DeeChris Bauer
Genres
Drama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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Supporting actors
Hallee HirshKate Norby
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Lionsgate
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4.7 out of 5 stars

14 global ratings

  1. 76% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 16% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 7% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 0% of reviews have 2 stars
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WILLAReviewed in the United States on January 24, 2012
5.0 out of 5 stars
EXCELLENT MOVIE - A MUST SEE
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If you know any movie Ruby Dee is in, it has got to be great. She and her husband Ossie Davis never did any movies
unless it was up to standards, high quality, high standards of their own, not of the studios. Same with Denzel.
He only take movies that has quality in them and a message, expect trainig day. I hate that movie. LOL

Well, this movie is the same. It is a great movie of 2 women fighting the government about their town.

Taking it back from the ills that it has received from bad business in their town. It is good and I don't want to tell you all about it. JUST BUY IT AND ENJOY IT WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. REMINDS YOU OF THE 60s fighting and protesting.

Let your kids see this so they can learn how to fight for themselves and their communities when it comes their turn as an adult. They need to know that if you see a serious problem that affects your community and the people around you, you can FIGHT BACK and clean it up and make the people responsible, fix the problem and compensate the people.
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J. NobleReviewed in the United States on March 23, 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
This is a true story and highlights the faithfulness (prayer ...
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This is a true story and highlights the faithfulness (prayer to overcome obstacles) of the people who worked on this task.
TerryMNYReviewed in the United States on September 14, 2016
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great TV Movie!
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Great TV movie based a true events. Terrific acting and very interesting storyline. Pat Melancon (Laura Innes) and Emelda West (Ruby Dee) work together to stop a corporation from building a petrochemical plant. If you are a fan of the TV movie genre, than give this a try!
Katharine P.Reviewed in the United States on July 27, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Super important
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I wish everybody would watch this.
Michael e SilverReviewed in the United States on November 3, 2014
5.0 out of 5 stars
Five Stars
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i already saw this movie once on tv, and now i finly have it on dvd,,,thank you amazon.com
Nanci CasadReviewed in the United States on January 20, 2015
3.0 out of 5 stars
Three Stars
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Ok movie - got it to see Tim DeKay but he's hardly in it.
patrice k.Reviewed in the United States on February 8, 2015
5.0 out of 5 stars
Five Stars
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Very Good.
Ms April Cox West!!Reviewed in the United States on December 22, 2011
5.0 out of 5 stars
LOVE THIS MOVIE!!!
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Mrs Emeld is my childs GrandMother and im so thankful to have a strong woman in our lives and shes still going strong at the age 87!! Great Movie!
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