The Trip to Bountiful

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  • PG
  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (4,716)

The Trip to Bountiful is a movie that describes an old woman wanting to visit her beloved hometown of Bountiful, Texas. It is the one last wish she want before dies. The movie is about a stubborn old lady, Mother Watts. The old lady is set in her ways and plans to get to Bountiful even if she has to travel alone. After begging her son to take her home she leaves on her oen. During her trip to Bountiful she relives memories from her younger days. Along the way she meets people and has a good time. Mother Watts has not had a good time in years. The movie was originally released in 1953 as a televised play and has since been remade many times. The most recent film version stars Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood, and Vanessa Williams.

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The Trip to Bountiful
1. The Trip to Bountiful
March 8, 2014
Carrie Watts (Cicely Tyson,) begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma (Keke Palmer,) a young woman traveling home. When Ludie and Jessie Mae discover she is gone, they call in law enforcement to help, but Mrs. Watts is one step ahead of them and convinces the local sheriff to help her on her journey home to Bountiful. Vanessa Williams and Blair Underwood also star in this television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play.
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The Trip to Bountiful is a movie that describes an old woman wanting to visit her beloved hometown of Bountiful, Texas. It is the one last wish she want before dies. The movie is about a stubborn old lady, Mother Watts. The old lady is set in her ways and plans to get to Bountiful even if she has to travel alone. After begging her son to take her home she leaves on her oen. During her trip to Bountiful she relives memories from her younger days. Along the way she meets people and has a good time. Mother Watts has not had a good time in years.

The movie was originally released in 1953 as a televised play and has since been remade many times. The most recent film version stars Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood, and Vanessa Williams.

The Trip to Bountiful is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (1 episodes). The series first aired on March 8, 2014.

Where to Watch The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to Bountiful is available for streaming on the Lifetime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Trip to Bountiful on demand at Vudu and Google Play.

  • Premiere Date
    March 8, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (4,716)