Every Single Sarah, Plain and Tall Movie (In Release Order)

Sarah, Plain and Tall series tell the story of the Midwestern United States during the late 19th century where Jacob Witting, a widowed farmer looks for a partner to take care of his two children. Here is the list of all Sarah Plain and Tall movies in order of release

  • Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991)
  • Skylark (1993)
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter’s End (1999)
list of all Sarah plain and Tall movies in order of release

Sarah, Plain and Tall Movie Series

In 1985, Patricia MacLachlan published a novel series with the title “Sarah, Plain and Tall“. Inspired by the series, In 1991 Hallmark premiered a film with the same name. The film directed by Glenn Jordan received a positive response from the audience and critics.

After the first film, Hallmark produced two more direct sequels making it a popular romance trilogy.

Sarah Plain and Tall Movies In Order: What is the Order of the Sarah, Plain and Tall Movies?

Jacob, when finds it difficult to take care of his children after the death of his wife releases an ad for a partner which gets a reply from a woman named Sarah from Maine, this starts a new journey of Sarah and Jacob together.

How many Sarah, Plain and Tall Movies are there?

To date, there are three Sarah, Plain and Tall Movies: Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991), Skylark (1993), and Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter’s End (1999).

In what order should I watch Sarah, Plain and Tall Movies?

All Sarah, Plain and Tall Movies are connected and every movie picks the story from the end in the previous film hence, the best order to watch Sarah, Plain and Tall Movies is to watch them in release order. Here is the list of all Sarah Plain and Tall movies in order of release

Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991)

  • Director: Glenn Jordan
  • Writers: Patricia MacLachlan, Carol Sobieski
  • Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Lexi Randall
  • Runtime: 1h 38min

Skylark (1993)

  • Director: Joseph Sargent
  • Writer: Patricia MacLachlan
  • Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Lexi Randall
  • Runtime: 1h 35min

Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter’s End (1999)

  • Director: Glenn Jordan
  • Writer: Patricia MacLachlan
  • Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Jack Palance
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
A still from Sarah Plain and Tall (1991). it is the first movie on the list of all Sarah, Plain and Tall movies in order of release
A still from Sarah Plain and Tall | Image  ©Hallmark

Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991)

Jacob Witting, after the death of his wife, is finding it difficult to take care of his two children and his farm. Jacob soon writes an ad in the newspaper for a partner who can take care of his children and help him in managing his farm.

Sarah Wheaton, a woman from Maine answers his ad and describes her as “Plain and Tall”. Sarah becomes Jacobs wife and finds it very difficult to bear Jacob’s attitude and his children who are still living with the memories of their mother.

A still from Skylark (1993). it is the second movie on the list of all Sarah Plain and Tall movies in order of release
A still from Skylark (1993) | Image  ©Hallmark

Skylark (1993)

After the events in the previous film, Sarah and Jacob come close while Sarah manages to win the hearts of both of his children. Everything is going fine in their life but soon the witting farm gets into trouble due to several draughts.

When it comes difficult for them to provide for their children, Sarah takes Anna and Caleb with her to Maine to live with her brother, meanwhile, Jacob stays back so that he can make everything fine again.

A still from Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter’s End (1999). it is the third movie on the list of all Sarah Plain and Tall movies in order of release
A still from Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter’s End | Image  ©Hallmark

Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter’s End (1999)

After troubles caused by draughts gets settled, Sarah comes back with Anna and Caleb to live with Jacob again. Jacob and Sarah together are living happily and are managing their children. Everything is going fine, but suddenly Jacobs father, John who abandoned the family years ago comes back!

John is at the end of his life and wants to spend little time that he has with his family.

Will there be more Sarah, Plain and Tall movies?

The last Sarah, Plain and Tall movie was released in 1999. With the third film the series was concluded and there will be no more Sarah, Plain and Tall movies.

Which Sarah, Plain and Tall movie is the best?

Sarah, Plain and Tall trilogy is an amazing story of love, family, and life but, out of the three movies which film proved more entertaining? Here is a quick round-up of all films based on audience ratings on IMDb.

FilmsIMDb Ratings
Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter’s End (1999)6.8/10
Skylark (1993)7.2/10
Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991)7.3/10

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