publication date: Thursday, January 13, 2005 (part of Round XXIV)

category: Movies

clue: This sister and daughter has starred in films that are, by now, a cinematic subgenre unto themselves.

explanation: Judd, daughter of Naomi and sister of Wynonna (singing duet The Judds), has starred in a series of films so similar and instantly profitable that the term "an Ashley Judd film" can describe the film almost in entirety. more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anthony Lewis, Lori S., and Alexei Nikolaevich

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