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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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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
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Marie
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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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Cowboys and Idiots  »

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Larry Hovis' final project. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Tinker takes Earl and Baby to the bowling alley to pick up the money, the length of the cigarette in his mouth changes form short to long. See more »

Quotes

Baby: Earl Crest, don't you know it ain't polite to stare?
Earl: Well, Baby, it's only natural for a man to stare when he sees the prettiest gal west of Mississippi.
Baby: Just west?
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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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The Catfisherman
Written by Dave Bielanko and Serge Bielanko
Performed by Marah
Used by permission of Artemis Records
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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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