MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,032 this week

Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)

6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 272 users   Metascore: 51/100
Reviews: 7 user | 13 critic | 6 from Metacritic.com

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 607 titles
created 26 Oct 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 22 Sep 2012
 
a list of 954 titles
created 08 Jan 2013
 
a list of 49 titles
created 17 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 42 titles
created 05 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)

Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Doing Time for Patsy Cline.
10 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Kin (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

While on a hunt for elephant poachers in Namibia, a white female conservationist and a black lawyer fall for each other, despite the condemnation by the local community.

Director: Elaine Proctor
Stars: Miranda Otto, Isaiah Washington, Chris Chameleon
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Vicki returns to her elder sister Beth's house in Australia after an affair in Italy. Beth, with a teenage daughter, has become involved in something of a marriage of convenience with ... See full summary »

Director: Gillian Armstrong
Stars: Lisa Harrow, Bruno Ganz, Kerry Fox
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Hanif and Dean steal a cache of drugs from Dean's psychotic brother Jerry, and at the last minute get a lift with Mimi as she decides to drive to Perth. They pick up a drunken singer, ... See full summary »

Director: Stavros Kazantzidis
Stars: Naveen Andrews, Ben Mendelsohn, Miranda Otto
Don's Party (1976)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The movie Dons Party is about a wild house party in a suburban Australian neighbourhood. Don Henderson convinces his wife to have another party so that their friends can gather to watch the... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Beresford
Stars: John Hargreaves, Pat Bishop, Graham Kennedy
Mystery | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A disillusioned war journalist's return home is blighted when he becomes implicated in the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl he has befriended.

Director: Brad McGann
Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Miranda Otto, Emily Barclay
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A hypnotherapist is caught up in the pursuit of a serial killer.

Director: Nick Willing
Stars: Goran Visnjic, Paddy Considine, Shirley Henderson
The Well (1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Young Katherine and her older friend Hester live at the isolated farm run by Hester and her father Francis. Katherine works as a maid and wants to leave that place because there's too much ... See full summary »

Director: Samantha Lang
Stars: Pamela Rabe, Miranda Otto, Paul Chubb
Hawke (TV Movie 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story of the Life of Former Australian Prime minister Bob Hawke.

Director: Emma Freeman
Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Rachael Blake, Felix Williamson
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Kathy Mueller
Stars: Miranda Otto, Martin Kemp, Gia Carides
The Real Patsy Cline (TV Movie 1986)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Mark Hall
Stars: Patsy Cline
Through My Eyes (TV Movie 2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Di Drew
Stars: Miranda Otto, Craig McLachlan, Peter O'Brien
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Michael Jenkins' movie "The Heartbreak Kid" centres on the coming of age relationship between a teacher (Claudia Karvin), and a wild and spirited student (Alex Demitrides). The teacher , ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Jenkins
Stars: Claudia Karvan, Alex Dimitriades, Steve Bastoni
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Boyd
...
...
Ralph
Tony Barry ...
Dwayne
...
Dad
Colette Brus ...
Waitress
Annie Byron ...
Mum
Tyler Coppin ...
Bobby Joe
...
Alfie
Shayne Francis ...
TV Reporter
Tom Long ...
Brad Goodall
Gus Mercurio ...
Tyrone
Kiri Paramore ...
Ken
...
Geoff Spinks
...
Warren
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Everyone's Crazy For Patsy!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 September 1997 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Letzter Stop Nashville  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Life's Railway To Heaven
Traditional, arranged by W.S. Stevenson
Performed by Patsy Cline
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
compelling performances make this simple story something special
7 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

A simple story, common to any lonely dreamer, Ralph(Matt Day)wants to go to Nashville to become a country music star. With a ticket to America and a dream he heads off to Sydney only to be picked up on the road, by Boyd(Richard Roxburgh) and Patsy(Miranda Otto) On first blush, Boyd and Pasty seem to be an Australian version of the stock wise-cracking American grifter, stealing, lying and drifting to make their way in the world.

But this is just where the story begins. A fine performance by Roxburgh unfolds a character with surprising compassion and depth. Otto gives one of her better performances as the tender Patsy, too delicate to survive without the constant attention of her protective lover. And Day brings just the right touch of innocence and youthful arrogance to the young man who learns a crucial lesson from his world weary traveling companions.

If you like country music or even if you don't, this is a terrific slice of something that has the flavor of americana, but supplies the depth often lacking in American films. It's worth a look just for Roxburgh's performance alone-


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?