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
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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
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
Now you be careful, Earl, or else my grandson might just steal that pretty gal of yours away from you.
Gramps, I ain't gonna steal Earl's gal, I'm gay.
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