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The summer of 1984: 32 years after Duane Jackson captained the high school football team and Jacy Farrow was homecoming queen, the small town of Anarene, Texas prepares for its bicentennial. 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. People 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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$2,268,181 (USA)
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Actors who reprised their roles from The Last Picture Show (1971) included Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Timothy Bottoms, Eileen Brennan, Randy Quaid, and Cloris Leachman, the latter of whom had won a Best Actress in a Supporting Role Academy Award for Texasville (1990)'s prequel The Last Picture Show (1971). 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 »

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Duane: Somebody must be making a fortune off fertility drugs in this county.
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References The Boston Strangler (1968) See more »

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He Broke Your Memory Last Night
Written by Bucky Jones and Dickey Lee
Performed by Reba McEntire
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Small town, big problems
14 April 1999 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Since nothing could be as good as last picture show- I am glad this took a turn to comedy- Duane is a mess- he says things to his wife like " I'd like you to wear something I didn't have to read" . But Annie Potts is great as his sassy wife. I was a little disappointed by Cybill Shepherd's character-- I thought Jacy would grow up more spunky-- but Cloris Leachman matured nicely in her character... I was most confused by what happened to Sonny-- he truly did get tired in the head.... but the sub-plots of the stud son, the daughter who went on a honeymoon every time she met a boy and the twins tricks keep the film moving... but its no equal to the original story of the Texas town immortalized in Last Picture Show.


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