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Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  9 February 2001 (USA)
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A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.

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Stars: Jeff Daniels, Joey Albright, Bob Brown
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Rueben Soady
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Albert Soady
Joey Albright ...
Remnar Soady / Porcelain Bus Dancer
Wayne David Parker ...
Jimmer Negamanee
Randall Godwin ...
Ranger Tom T. Treado
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Wolf Moon Dance Soady (as Kimberly Norris Guerrero)
James Porterfield ...
Alphonse Soady
Guy Sanville ...
Alvin Soady
Lucas Daniels ...
Kid on School Bus
Phillip W. Powers ...
Hunter in Diner (as Phillip Powers)
Sandra Birch ...
Joe Berry's Sister / Porcelain Bus Dancer
Alex Mulvaney ...
Young Reuben
Kyle Broeders ...
Young Remnar
Belinda 'Allee' Eagle ...
Young Wolf Moon Dance
Chad Decota ...
Reuben's Son #1 (age 7)
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A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Rated PG-13 for some crude humor

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6 January 2005 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

It is not fair for someone from Oregon to trash Jeff Daniels for making Escanaba. I think that it does help to be from the Great Lakes State to truly enjoy this movie, but still, just because you do not understand something, is no reason to trash it. As a Michigander and an huge Jeff Daniels fan, I LOVED this film. It was not only funny, but in a lot of ways true to form. If you have ever spend a night in the woods of Michigan, or have ever been to Deer Camp, you would understand. And, as another point of interest, Jeff Daniels shot The Crossing about 4 years after he shot Dumb and Dumber. So, obviously, Dumb and Dumber was not his downfall. And yes, he was great in The Crossing. Also, if you are ever in Michigan, I recommend you stop by his theatre in Chelsea, MI. The Purple Rose. You are guaranteed a laugh.


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