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The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (1981)

 -  Drama | Music  -  29 May 1981 (USA)
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A small town stud wants to go to Nashville and be a big country star. His ambitious kid sister works as his manager. When they cross paths with a small town sheriff, their dream comes in jeopardy.

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Amanda Child
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Travis Child
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Conrad
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Melody
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Seth Ames
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Andy
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Wimbish
Lulu McNichol ...
Boogie Woogie
Royce Clark ...
Luther
Jerry Rushing ...
L.C.
Jerry Campbell ...
Odie
Maxwell Morrow ...
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Bill Gribble ...
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Lonnie R. Smith Jr. ...
Bully #3 (as Lonnie Smith)
Elaine Falone ...
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A small town stud wants to go to Nashville and be a big country star. His ambitious kid sister works as his manager. When they cross paths with a small town sheriff, their dream comes in jeopardy.

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29 May 1981 (USA)  »

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Accroche-toi Nashville  »

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Trivia

Dennis Quaid sings in this movie as he would again in the later picture Tough Enough (1983) about two years afterwards. See more »

Quotes

Melody Bartlett: I'm not your prize, Seth. It's over.
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Soundtracks

Hangin' Up the Gun
Sung by Kristy McNichol & Dennis Quaid
Music & Lyrics by Keith Allison & Kathy Wakefield
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great movie
1 March 2001 | by (united states) – See all my reviews

i saw the night the lights went out in georgia in the 1980's - thought it was a great movie, good music, always wondered what happen to the movie, why you can't buy it hope to see it come available soon! very touching movie kristy and dennis did a great job acting and singing


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