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 »


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 »


Baby: Hey.
Earl: Hey yourself.
Baby: How you feeling?
Earl: I'm feeling all right... all bullet wounds considered.
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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 »


Written by Joseph Binki
Performed by Jocaine
Courtesy of Imperial Records
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27 October 2003 | by (Eureka, California) – See all my reviews

I had no preconceived idea about this movie. I watched this movie and I was engaged from start to finish. I appreciated the smart dialogue and the fresh spin director David Semel put on what would normally be tired old stereotypes. I was so delighted with this film I logged on to IMDB to read more about it. I was surprised by the few unfair and harsh user comments, of course there are always a few that see the glass half empty, but for the most, the majority found this film as entertaining as I did.

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