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Traveller (1997)

 -  Crime | Drama | Romance  -  18 April 1997 (USA)
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A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an ... See full summary »

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A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an apprentice. Pat learns the game while Bokky falls in love and desires a different life. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Swindlers. Scammers. Con-men. As American as apple-pie.

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong language and violence | See all certifications »

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18 April 1997 (USA)  »

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Az átverés mesterei  »

Box Office

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$30,855 (USA) (18 April 1997)

Gross:

$500,649 (USA) (30 May 1997)
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Trivia

Filmmaker Rick King held an option on the screenplay for 'Traveller (1997)' by Jim McGlynn. However, Bill Paxton paid King handsomely to walk away from the project so that he could produce the film himself, with Jack N. Green as director. See more »

Goofs

At the convenience store, where Pat attempts his first con, the camera and a few crewmembers are reflected in the van that drives in front of the camera. See more »

Quotes

Kate: Looking for something?
Pat: Shit! I thought you were your father.
Kate: Well, you better be glad I'm not.
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Soundtracks

Please Help Me I'm Falling in Love With You
Written by Hal Blair and Don Robertson
Performed by Lila McCann
Courtesy of Asylum Records/Elektra Entertainment Group
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Taut interesting character study
16 August 1998 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Traveller doesn't really know what it wants to do. It ends up as a strange mix of road drama and romance, but whatever it's doing, it works. Paxton provides a creditable performance as the experienced Traveller, and Margulies shines in her role as Jean; their relationship is nicely understated, and well played. However, it's Wahlberg who provides the uncertainty in this movie - he doesn't really know how he is playing his character. As for the much criticised turn to violence in the finale, it is indeed unexpected, but not altogether unwelcome and it makes for an interesting climax. The film is very good, but it could so easily have been excellent.


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