Murphy's Romance
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Newly divorced Emma Moriarty (Sally Field) moves herself and her young son to a small Arizona town, hoping to establish a horse farm. Town pharmacist Murphy Jones (James Garner), the town's most eligible bachelor, develops a platonic friendship with Emma, but he decides to keep his distance when her ex-husband Bobby Jack (Brian Kerwin), who claims he's changed his irresponsible ways, moves back in with her. At a party at Emma's ranch, Murphy and Bobby Jack get into a verbal row, but nothing is settled until Wanda (Anna Levine) shows up with two babies in tow, claiming that Bobby… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93%

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"Mildly engaging but well acted romantic melodrama, especially by James Garner, who received his first and only Best Actor Oscar nomination for playing a small-town pharmacist."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A delightful romantic comedy about a widower and a single parent who learn to listen once again to the promptings of the hearts when love surprises them."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A quirky May-December romancer that's subtle and low key in its sweetness. Garner and Field make for an unlikely romantic tandem"
‑ Frank Ochieng, Movie Eye
"Amiable light rom-com."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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