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Poor White Trash (2000)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  16 June 2000 (USA)
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A white trash family must resort to crime to send their teenaged son to college.

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Lennie Lake
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In rural Sunrise, Illinois, waitress Linda Bronco wants her son Mike to go to college, but all summer after high school, his dim friend Lenny Lake leads Mike into trouble. Their life of crime soon involves Linda, too, as they need money for a lawyer (Lenny's charlatan grandpa Ron, whose trophy wife is the ex-girlfriend of Brian, Linda's latest lover). When Ron fails Mike, Linda decides to send Mike to private college, so she needs more money. After Brian gives them a tip on cash at Mr. Snack, a fast food joint, it's robbery time. Then there's Suzi and Suzy, young women who work at Mr. Snack and have their eyes on Mike and Lenny. Is there a ticket out of the trailer park? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Crime pays... just not enough

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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16 June 2000 (USA)  »

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Goodbye Sunrise  »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,813 (USA) (1 December 2000)

Gross:

$1,404 (USA) (2 February 2001)
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The bowling sequence was shot in two hours. See more »

Goofs

During the robbery, Suzy has the bag of food in her hands as she walks to the back of the store to tell #3 to hurry up. When she is seen next entering the office the bag is missing. See more »

Quotes

Ron Lake: You boys ever been in love with a woman? Other than Pamela Anderson? You want to know what it feels like to be in love with someone, and have that someone be fucking someone else? It's like having a rat in your stomach, chewing and crawling its way through all your organs, stopping only long enough to shit, piss and laugh at ya. And that rat gets up into your heart, and stays there sometimes for years. Sometimes forever.
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Kill My Buzz
Performed by Tree Adams
Written by Adam Hirsh
(c) 2000 New Dog Old Trix Publishing (BMI)
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Hysterical and Daring
23 May 2004 | by (Las Vegas) – See all my reviews

I watched this with an expectation of being disappointed so I wouldn't be. What I found however for whatever reason was that I was thoroughly entertained. How clever it was to take a trailer family out of the park physically but keeping them there in every other sense. I laughed out loud and thought the only performance that was not terrific was DeVane's. All the others really pulled it off. I especially liked the idea of an attorney being located in a Mall. Of course, everything else can be found there. Great job Mr. Addis. When can we see your next?


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