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
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
Now, I asked myself why in the world would I continue to try and help a retard like Junior who, in the Darwinian view of things, was only gonna get hisself selected against eventually anyway.
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