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Texasville (1990)

 -  Drama  -  28 September 1990 (USA)
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Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down... See full summary »

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Old Man Balt
Pearl Jones ...
Minerva
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Lee Roy
Jimmy Howell ...
Jack Jackson
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Kay Pering ...
Lavelle Bates
Allison Marich ...
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Katherine Bongfeldt ...
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Marylou Marlow
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Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. His wife Karla drinks too much, his children are always in trouble, and he tom-cats around with the wives of friends. Jacy's back in town, after a mildly successful acting career, life in Italy, and the death of her son. Folks assume Duane and Jacy will resume their high school romance. And Sonny is "tired in his mind," causing worries for his safety. Can these friends find equilibrium in middle age? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Welcome to Texasville. Hang on to your hat. And your spouse.

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28 September 1990 (USA)  »

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Texasville - unohduksen maa  »

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$2,268,181 (USA)
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Sal Mineo gave director Peter Bogdanovich the Larry McMurtry book, The Last Picture Show (1971). Sal thought it would be a good movie, but felt he was now too old for a young role. Sal Mineo is given "thanks" in the end credit of this film, Texasville, which is the sequel to "The Last Picture Show". See more »

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At the beginning of the centennial parade, a half-built Ferris wheel with no cars attached can be seen in background; several minutes later, it's fully operational. See more »

Quotes

Karla: You ought not to leave me alone on days like this. I can't even get drunk. The faster I drink, the faster things happen to sober me up.
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Written by Bruce Springsteen
Performed by Johnny Cash
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Great follow-up on 'The Last Picture Show
13 January 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews



It was great to see that many of the actors in 'The Last Picture Show' were in this film. I liked the way 'Texasville' used colour in this film representing the change of times from a time of picture shows to a more modern day feel.

This is one of my favourite films, enjoyable AND kept the character profiles throughout the film. This film is also close as it gets to the book it is based on. A refreshing change!


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