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Lone Star State of Mind (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 13 December 2002 (USA)
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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Baby
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Jimbo
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Tinker
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Wayne
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Junior
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Mr. Smith
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Killer
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Vasquez (as Jullian Dulcevida)
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Smyrna
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Sheriff Andy
Eleese Lester ...
Marie
Tyler Waldrop ...
Pizza Feller
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Carnal
Brian Orr ...
Hero
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Storyline

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 kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Rated PG-13 for language, violence, some sensuality and drug material | See all certifications »
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13 December 2002 (USA)  »

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Cowboys and Idiots  »

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2.35 : 1
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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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Jimbo: I'm gonna kill Tinker for shooting you.
Earl: Well, Jimbo, I think Baby already beat you to it.
Baby: Damn right.
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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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Shelter Me
Written by John Moore, Tom Robinson, Steve Ryder and Mike Sands
Performed by 53 Days
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari / Master Source
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Entertaining, sweet, and funny (read: awesome pick)
31 January 2004 | by (Bellevue, WA (USA)) – See all my reviews

What a surprise! Having read no reviews, I picked this film off of the shelf at Hollywood Video and was rewarded with an entirely enjoyable, funny, sweet, and overall entertaining film. The relationship between Earl & Baby is especially tender, refreshing and believable, while the performance by Ryan Hurst as Tinker is perfectly protagonistic (if that's a real word!) and amusing. Great acting by all, great screenplay, great directing, great everything. 9 out of 10 (because perfection is always impossible, but this film comes close: no belly-wrenching-guffaw-laughs, but like I said, entertaining). Rent it with the assurance of an evening's entertainment time well-spent.


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