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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Larry Hovis' final project. See more »


When Earl, Jimbo, Tink, and Junior pull up in front of the Mexican's house, Tink lights a cigarette, then you see Earl grab an unlit cigarette from his mouth and says "you know there's no smoking in Jimbos car". See more »


Tinker: Don't shoot me! I love your people, Ricky Martin's great. Yo quiero Taco Bell.
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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 »


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Written by Marty James and Eric Valentine
by Scapegoat Wax
Used by permission of Hollywood Records
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Very funny, great script, great characters
25 February 2004 | by (Virginia Beach, VA) – See all my reviews

I've lived most of my life in Texas and Oklahoma and this movie is very authentic. I've watched it many times and appreciate the script and characters more each time. Many surprises and twists in this movie. All the characters are very unique and funny. The dialogue is very fresh and funny and the running gags are excellent. You'll see things in this movie that you've never seen before and they are FUNNY. The directing is very tight and fast-paced, yet sentimental, more movies should be directed like this. While it is over the top in some places that does not detract from the overall hilarity of the movie. I'm watching it now as I write this review and just heard another line of dialogue I hadn't noticed before, very funny.

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