New York fashion designer Melanie (Reese Witherspoon) suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake (Josh Lucas), the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past, only to discover that you can take the girl out of the South, but you can't take the South out of the girl.
Director: Andy Tennant
Producer: Neal H. Moritz, Stokely Chaffin, Jon Jashni, Wink Mordaunt and Michael Fottrell
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey, Candice Bergen, Mary Place, Fred Ward, Jean Smart, Ethan Embry, Melanie Lynskey, Courtney Gains, Mary Rajskub, Rhona Mitra and Nathan Graham