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A Thousand Acres (1997)

"King Lear" set on a farm in Iowa.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins. See more awards »
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A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories. Written by Jason Englisbe <zzenglisbej@winthrop.edu>

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Best friends. Bitter rivals. Sisters.

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Rated R for some strong sexual language | See all certifications »

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19 September 1997 (USA)  »

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En lo profundo del corazón  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,931,762, 21 September 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,928,412, 14 December 1997
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Trivia

According to an article in Premiere Magazine 1997, all extras in the film had to sign an agreement promising not to attempt to approach/speak to actresses Michelle Pfeiffer or Jessica Lange. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie Larry Cook asks why Ty is cultivating the corn. A good question since the corn is chest high and cultivating it without killing it would be impossible. See more »

Quotes

Ginny: You think this is bad, Daddy? You'd be amazed at what you really deserve. As far as I'm concerned, you're on your own now.
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1997 (1998) See more »

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Stabroek Woman
(1997)
Written and Performed by William Topley
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Wonderful movie!
13 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

A touching movie. It is full of emotions and wonderful acting. I could have sat through it a second time.


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