Lone Star State of Mind (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  13 December 2002 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 2,388 users  
Reviews: 55 user | 6 critic

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 »



Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video




Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.

Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno
One Week I (2008)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Chronicles the motorcycle trip of Ben Tyler as he rides from Toronto to Tofino, British Columbia. Ben stops at landmarks that are both iconic and idiosyncratic on his quest to find meaning in his life.

Director: Michael McGowan
Stars: Joshua Jackson, Peter Spence, Marc Strange
The Laramie Project (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The true story of an American town in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepard.

Director: Moisés Kaufman
Stars: Christina Ricci, Steve Buscemi, Kathleen Chalfant
Americano (2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

"Americano" centers around Chris McKinley, a recent college graduate backpacking through Europe who savors his last three days of freedom before boarding the career fast track back in the ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Noland
Stars: Joshua Jackson, Leonor Varela, Timm Sharp
The Skulls (2000)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Luke McNamara, a college senior from a working class background joins a secret elitist college fraternity organization called "The Skulls", in hope of gaining acceptance into Harvard Law ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Cohen
Stars: Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker, Hill Harper
Holy Rollers (2010)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In Brooklyn, a youth from an Orthodox Jewish community is lured into becoming an Ecstasy dealer by his pal who has ties to an Israeli drug cartel.

Director: Kevin Asch
Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, Danny A. Abeckaser
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An aspiring young writer (Jackson) tracks a literary titan (Keitel) suffering from writers block to his refuge in rural Italy and learns about life and love from the irascible genius and his daughters.

Director: Brad Mirman
Stars: Harvey Keitel, Claire Forlani, Giancarlo Giannini
Boyhood I (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college.

Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke
Adventure | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A city girl teams up with a tomboy to solve the mystery of Bear Mountain, Molly Morgan, and the buried treasure as well as learn about true friendships.

Director: Kevin James Dobson
Stars: Christina Ricci, Anna Chlumsky, Polly Draper
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Staring down the barrel of his own revolver, divorce attorney Tom Chaney prepares to die and prove once-and-for-all there is NO God. When a determined door-to-door evangelist refuses to ... See full summary »

Director: Kingsly Martin
Stars: David Stokey, Kingsly Martin, Elise Ballard
Hallettsville (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Something awaits Tyler Jensen and his friends in the Hallettsville house. When Tyler's lifelong friends start dying, he must figure out a way to save himself, his girlfriend and the rest of the crew before the demons come.

Director: Andrew Pozza
Stars: Gary Busey, Derek Lee Nixon, Logan Patrick Brown
Capitol Law (TV Movie 2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Sharp legal associates at a Washington D.C. law firm struggle to get along with their ruthless, ethically-challenged managing partner.

Director: Danny Cannon
Stars: Kevin Pollak, Pat Skipper, Gabrielle Made


Cast overview, first billed only:
Mr. Smith
Vasquez (as Jullian Dulcevida)
Elizabeth Barondes ...
Sheriff Andy
Tyler Waldrop ...
Pizza Feller
Brian Orr ...


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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


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  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Larry Hovis' final project. See more »


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 »


Baby: You mad, Earl?
Earl: No, Baby, I ain't mad at you. I'm pretty sure Junior ain't gonna be none to happy with it, though.
See more »

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 »


Hell Bent on a Heartache
Written and Performed by Kevin Fowler
Used by permission of Tin Roof Records / Fowler Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

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.

14 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
worth 5 bucks? northernstar_12
I can't believe nobody has started a quote thread yet texasbaby61
Finally, A Masculine Man who is Gay swampmudbear
great, great film BartenderAmber
location? jbridge66
Discuss Lone Star State of Mind (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: