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Desert Blue (1998)

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An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay ... See full summary »

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An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay on the map. They end up staying longer than expected because of an accident that spilled an unknown cola ingredient all over the highway. They spend the next few days with the various residents of the town which include a teenage girl who loves to blow things up and a boy trying to keep alive his fathers dream of building a beachside resort in the middle of the desert. Written by Gregory Paris <gparis@frontiernet.net>

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Rated R for strong language and some teen alcohol abuse | See all certifications »
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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,092 (USA) (4 June 1999)

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$99,147 (USA) (13 August 1999)
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The city of Goldfield, Nevada had more snow during the four weeks of production than it had in the preceding thirty years. See more »

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[first lines]
Cale: Come on Blue, it's easy money. Billy said 10 bucks an hour, man. That's some cash. The way I figure it, we can make at least a hundred bucks a day fixin' up the motel.
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Perfect Sunset
by Vytas Nagisetty and Aaron Johnston
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Very funny, sweet, well cast and acted
3 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

This film was much better than I was expecting and much better than most Quirky films with a youthful cast. Sexton, Ricci and Hudson are all really great. John Heard is adorable as the shaggy pop culture prof. Really a nifty little film!


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