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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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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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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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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

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 »

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Mr. Smith: Ain't no point in y'all arguing, you're all gonna die.
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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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Funny Entertainment
27 March 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In the small town of Bennett, in Texas, the mechanic Earl Crest (Joshua Jackson) is a simple good man, who loves his stepsister Baby (Jaime King). She works as a waitress in a dining place, and aims to be an actress in Los Angeles, saving some money and planning to move with Earl to become a TV starlet. Earl's father was killed by a man, who promised to find Earl when he left jail, and Earl's mother married the father of Baby, who has been Earl's girlfriend since high-school. When the morons Junior (DJ Qualls) and Tinker (Ryan Hurst) steal the money and drugs by chance of a drug-dealer, Earl gets the robbery and keeps it in a locker, trying to save the retarded Junior from the possible wraith of the bandits, and gets involved in a confused situation, with two gangs trying to retrieve the money and the drugs. "Lone Star State of Mind" is a funny entertainment. There are many good jokes in the messed situations Earl gets involved to help his retardate relative. I liked this movie and laughed a lot. The beauty of Jaime King shines, and the cast is very hilarious. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Dinheiro e Má Companhia" ("Money and Bad Company")


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