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Floyd, the owner of a bar on the Texas coast, has been depressed for a year after his wife disappeared in a swimming accident. He lives with his senile father-in-law "The General" and is ... See full summary »

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Floyd
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Louise Taylor
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The General
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Jimmy
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Charlie O'Donnell
David Doty ...
Virgil
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Baytch
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Dorothy (as Becky Gelke)
Marietta Marich ...
Lois
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Annie Gorman (as Lexie Masterson)
William Larsen ...
Jack Hill
Mitchell Gossett ...
Marone
Mark Walters ...
Johnny Gorman
Ben Jones ...
Digby
Ed Geldart ...
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Floyd, the owner of a bar on the Texas coast, has been depressed for a year after his wife disappeared in a swimming accident. He lives with his senile father-in-law "The General" and is helped by Jimmy, a former asylum inmate, and the good-natured Louise. The bar is rapidly losing money and Charlie wants to buy it cheaply before it becomes publicly known that a nearby bridge is to be built. Louise offers her savings to go into partnership with Floyd, but Floyd decides to sell when he is forced to pay his back taxes. Written by Will Gilbert

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23 November 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Trottel vom Texas-Grill  »

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$450,726 (USA)
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The General: There are no real men around anymore, goddamit.
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The Bayou City Beats:
Vocals: Billy Donahue
Drums: Terry Westbrook
Bass: Billy Donahue
Guitar: John Keese
Steel Guitar: Larry Lehmann
Band Leader & Fiddle Instructor: Robert Herridge
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Not worth the time.
2 December 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Gene Hackman plays a middle aged bar owner, whose wives gone missing and is presumed dead.But he refuses to accept that,so he lays in bed all day, ignoring the world around him.While watching old home movies of him and he's wife. I guess they want you to feel sorry for him,laying there while everything fall to pieces around him. But I just found him pathetic.He let down the people around him, while he lays in bed feeling sorry for himself. There are some subplots about a bridge getting built.But they never really explore that. The sad part is,that could have made the movie more interesting. But alas no,they continue with the boring gene hackman feeling sorry for him self story


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