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Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  1 May 1998 (USA)
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Four friends from the small Texas town of Dancer are graduating from high school and are planning to move to L.A. after graduation, taking the population of Dancer down to 77 from 81. All ... See full summary »

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Four friends from the small Texas town of Dancer are graduating from high school and are planning to move to L.A. after graduation, taking the population of Dancer down to 77 from 81. All other 77 residents feel threatened by their decision and decide to spoil their plans by all means possible. Written by Anonymous

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in the middle of nowhere they had everything

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$87,983 (USA) (1 May 1998)

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$565,592 (USA) (17 July 1998)
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A major arraignment was postponed at the local courthouse so scenes could be shot. The court house stood in for Dancer's High School. See more »

Quotes

Keller Coleman: Do you know what people mean when they say "safe sex"?
Keller's Grandfather: [Chuckles] Keller, at my age, there ain't no such thing. I could keel over right in the middle of it. At my age you don't worry about catchin' somethin'. You worry about finishing up in one piece.
Keller Coleman: [Grins sheepishly] I'm gonna' miss you, grandpa.
Keller's Grandfather: You're leavin' in the morning. Go to bed.
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Referenced in Playing by Heart (1998) See more »

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Where I Come From
Written by Steve Dorff, Gary Harju, Troy Caesar-Daley
Arranged and produced by Steve Dorff
Performed by Timothy R. Hopkins
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This one is a charmer.
31 August 1999 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

I spent a pleasant evening last night viewing this superb portrait of americana. I only wish that I had grown up in such a small town. These kids, teenagers, had it all, most of all solid friendships. I never was able to determine for certain how many if any would leave that fateful Monday morning on the journey to Los Angeles, leaving the small town and its people behind. That some left was inevitable. That some stayed was natural. I would have stayed. As the song at the end said, Dancer may not be on the map, Mr. McNally but it ought to be. I agree. My next visit to West Texas will include it. What a delight I have waiting for me. I feel SO good!!!


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