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Dill Scallion (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  25 January 1999 (USA)
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The rise and fall of a school bus driver turned country music singer. Roger Ebert calls this film festival favorite "A country music Spinal Tap." Written and directed by Jordan Brady

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Dill Scallion
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Kristie Sue
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Tina
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Bubba Pearl
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Larry Steinberg
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Jo Joe Hicks
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Nate Clumson
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Himself
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Herself
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The rise and fall of a school bus driver turned country music singer. Roger Ebert calls this film festival favorite "A country music Spinal Tap." Written and directed by Jordan Brady

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Rated PG-13 for language, sexual content and some drug references
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The film opens with the captions: 2 things about country singers- They sing from the heart. And they always have good-lookin' hair. The following was made possible in part by a grant from Brady Oil. See more »

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"A funny Spinal Tap for Country Music"
6 October 2004 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure how This is Spinal Tap can be on the Top 250 list and Dill Scallion has a rating of 4.5. Maybe the world doesn't need another 'mock-umentary' of the music business, but this one is a worthy addition to the genre.

Besides a well cast group of actors, you'll find that Sheryl Crow wrote the score for the movie (though I don't believe she was involved in writing any of Dill's songs or the Waffle Barn jingle) and there are a few country music stars who make cameos.

Plus, you have the opportunity to learn the Scallion Shuffle. Spinal Tap never taught us any sweet dance moves like that.


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