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The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1995)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  15 September 1995 (USA)
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The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck 'oil man', Mr. Cox finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mr. Cox
Don Day
Cora Day
Big Dave McDermot
Beatric Day (eldest daughter)
Kaytlyn Knowles ...
Pauline Day
Mary Day (as Francesca Ruth Eastwood)
Big Dave's driver
Henry Nakai
Paul Lazar ...
Delbert Tims
Shirl (waitress)
Larry Ligstow (owner of Greek restaurant)
Wayne Dehart ...


The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck 'oil man', Mr. Cox finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself and local Don Day that there is oil on Day's land. The financially strapped Day puts everything into finding oil...but at what cost? Written by P. Wong <>

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Release Date:

15 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Der wunderliche Mr. Cox  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)


$99,318 (USA)

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26 September 2006 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I also regret this movie not being in wide release. The oil derricks were authentic for the period. I was part of the security for this film. Some interesting facts were that during one night an old barn owl made it into the set, and the interior of the house had to be re-blocked. A severe thunderstorm also damaged some of the vintage cars that were parked under a tent. The production crew were wonderful and very hospitable. Malpaso Productions is a first rate organization. The producer, Clint Eastwood was very personable and great to work for. I only wish this film was released in wide release. Maybe at some point it will be on DVD.

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