Lone Star State of Mind (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  13 December 2002 (USA)
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Earl is engaged to his step-sister Baby. Baby has entrusted him to take care of her misfit cousin Junior. Baby is also intent on leaving Texas for LA on Tuesday. When Junior and his ... See full summary »



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Earl is engaged to his step-sister Baby. Baby has entrusted him to take care of her misfit cousin Junior. Baby is also intent on leaving Texas for LA on Tuesday. When Junior and his recently released ex-con friend Tinker rob a pizza delivery boy and end up with $20,000 of drug money Earl is forced onto the scene, giving up his and Baby's LA money to save Juniors limbs. Written by k wedgwood

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for language, violence, some sensuality and drug material | See all certifications »




Release Date:

13 December 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cowboys and Idiots  »

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Did You Know?


Baby's place of employment is a BBQ joint named Louie Mueller BBQ in Taylor Texas. Known as one of the best BBQ places in Texas it was featured on the Food Network's Diners, Dive-in's and Dives. See more »


Near the end of the film, Earl throws the packets of drugs on the ground. But as the Cadillac drives away, all three packets of drugs are missing. See more »


Tinker: I don't got nothing to say.
Earl: Well, that's good, 'cause I was planning on doing most of the talking anyhow.
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Crazy Credits

The letter "o" in the word 'of' in the title is not spelled onscreen. The movie opens with a close-up of a neon sign in the shape of the Texas state, with a lone 'star' in the middle. The title slowly appears around the neon 'star', which fills-in for the letter 'O' See more »


The Catfisherman
Written by Dave Bielanko and Serge Bielanko
Performed by Marah
Used by permission of Artemis Records
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A screwball comedy as big as Texas
6 November 2003 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

"Didn't I kill you once already, boy?" ...it still cracks me up. If you're looking for reality, look somewhere else. If you are looking for some laughs while watching a group of impossible characters attempt what should be a simple task that turns out not to be simple at all; a quest that leads to getting shot, mutilated or run over by a truck (sounds horrible, don't it? It's a hoot) This is the movie for you.

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