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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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Terrell Lee Lusk: [Toying with the old tin hard hat that belonged to his maternal grandfather] So Grandpa Terrell used to wear this out in the oil fields, huh?
Mr. Lusk: Yeah. Didn't help him.
Terrell Lee Lusk: Huh?
Mr. Lusk: [Tersely] Rig chain. Damn near cut him in half... Didn't put a scratch on that hard hat, though, did it?
Terrell Lee Lusk: People say he was a real character.
Mr. Lusk: He was. He was one of the original wildcatters. I remember once, he... walked us into a virgin field. Put a handful of dirt in his mouth, chewed on it, said "drill here." Sure enough, we ...
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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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A great story about friendship that reminds me of home.
29 November 1998 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film because it did capture everything that's great about small-town life, including bonds shared with the people around you. Even though this kind of story could take place anywhere, placing it in a small country town slowed the story down so that I could really enjoy it. The nostalgia also brought a tear to my eye:)


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