Gracie's Choice

Gracie's Choice

DVD cover
Directed by Peter Werner
Produced by Kenny Golde
Written by Joyce Eliason
Starring Kristen Bell
Diane Ladd
Shedrack Anderson III
Anne Heche
Roberta Maxwell
Kristin Fairlie
Music by Richard Marvin
Cinematography Neil Roach
Edited by Martin Nicholson
Distributed by Warner Home Video Inc
Release dates
  • 2004 (2004)
Running time
91 minutes
Country Canada
United States
Language English

Gracie's Choice is a 2004 television movie that premiered on Lifetime, written by Joyce Eliason and directed by Peter Werner, and starring Kristen Bell, Anne Heche, Diane Ladd, and Kristin Fairlie.[1]


Gracie is a 16-year-old girl and her mother is on the fast track to self-destruction. The police were going to take away their family. But Gracie did what ever she could to keep her family together.

Production notes

Inspired by actual events, the film is based on a story featured in Reader's Digest,[2] and is described as being "sure to touch your heart".[3]


Gracie's Choice was well received by critics, particularly praising both Bell and Heche's performances. Heche was nominated for the 2004 Emmy Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie".


  1. Russell III, William Benedict; Waters, Stewart (2010). Reel Character Education: A Cinematic Approach to Character Development (Google eBook). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. p. 101. ISBN 978-1-61735-127-3.
  2. LeBlanc, Rena Dictor. "RD on TV: Gracie's Choice". Reader's Digest online. Retrieved 2012-03-21.
  3. "Gracie's Choice". Lifetime Movie Network. Retrieved 2012-03-21.

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