MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 11,858 this week

Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 618 users   Metascore: 41/100
Reviews: 10 user | 30 critic | 13 from Metacritic.com

A young man who's been labeled mentally ill is left on his own after his mother's murder. Confused and alone, he's targeted by two different con artists out to make off with his inheritance.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

Own
a list of 194 titles
created 29 Aug 2011
 
a list of 116 titles
created 22 Feb 2013
 
a list of 3645 titles
created 17 Oct 2013
 
a list of 579 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)

Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Milwaukee, Minnesota.
3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Mod Squad (1999)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Silver
Stars: Claire Danes, Omar Epps, Giovanni Ribisi
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A seemingly simple plan to steal money goes increasingly awry.

Director: Mike Barker
Stars: Alessandro Nivola, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.

Director: Deran Sarafian
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Craig Sheffer, David Arquette
Picnic (TV Movie 2000)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but then she meats an interesting stranger who just got off the train.

Director: Ivan Passer
Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Josh Brolin, Ben Caswell
Gang in Blue (TV Movie 1996)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.

Directors: Mario Van Peebles, Melvin Van Peebles
Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Josh Brolin, Cynda Williams
The Dead Girl (2006)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.

Director: Karen Moncrieff
Stars: Toni Collette, Brittany Murphy, Marcia Gay Harden
Bed of Roses (1996)
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist, who fell in love with her after one glimpse through a shadowy window.

Director: Michael Goldenberg
Stars: Christian Slater, Mary Stuart Masterson, Pamela Adlon
Prison for Children (TV Movie 1987)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Sentenced to incarceration until 21, a boy plans his desperate escape.

Director: Larry Peerce
Stars: Raphael Sbarge, Kenneth Ransom, Jonathan Chapin
Nightwatch (1997)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Ewan McGregor plays a law student who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue. He begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a serial of murders.

Director: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Nick Nolte, Patricia Arquette
Private Eye (TV Movie 1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A private eye is killed. His brother an ex-cop investigates his death. And he discovers a web of corruption within the police department.

Director: Mark Tinker
Stars: Deke Anderson, Andrew Bloch, Simmy Bow
Private Eye (1987–1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This is a detective series set in 1950's Hollywood. Jack Cleary is a (virtuous) cop and his virtue cost him his badge--he tried to expose corruption within his department, and the cops he ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Woods, William Sadler, Lisa Jane Persky
Murder Book (TV Movie 2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Stars: Alexandra Breckenridge, Josh Brolin, Charles Griffin
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Albert Burroughs
...
Tuey Stites
...
Jerry James
...
Sean McNally
...
Stan Stites
...
Edna Burroughs
...
...
Transvestite
Suzanne Petri ...
Barfly
John Judd ...
Bartender
...
Woman in Photograph
Edit

Storyline

Having lived his entire life under the watchful eye of his overbearing mother, Albert must fend for himself when an unidentified automobile suddenly kills her. Free for the first time, Albert quickly responds to the bait dangling in front of him, putting his aggressors against one another in a race for his trust. Using his skills that make him a gifted fisherman, Albert turns the tables on his seemingly doomed fate, capturing the heart of the woman most eager to deceive him, and fooling the man most intent on destroying him. Written by Sujit R. Varma

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content, some violence and brief drug use | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 December 2005 (France)  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,517 (USA) (3 June 2005)

Gross:

$17,350 (USA) (9 September 2005)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Tuey arrives to pick up Albert for the second fishing trip. The long shot shows a passenger dressed in orange in the passenger seat. Albert is still standing on the sidewalk in his orange suit. The close up shows Stan in the passenger seat wearing his brown jacket. See more »

Quotes

Tuey Stites: Wisconsin is just like one goddamn endless cavity. A perpetual rotten tooth.
See more »

Soundtracks

You Are My Destiny
Written by Paul Anka
Performed by Paul Anka
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Rain man goes ice fishing in Minnesota
10 June 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Allan Mindell, making his film debut, takes us to a part of the country that seem to be in a permanent winter state. The screen play by Richard Murphy places the story in Milwaukee.

We are introduced to Albert, an autistic young man and his over protective mother, Edna. Albert is a champion ice fisher who seems to have a knack for winning tournaments that pay a lot of money. As it's the case with autistic persons, they might appear to be helpless in some areas, but they can be brilliant in others.

Albert has a problem: there are a few people who would love to steal his money! We first meet Tuey and her brother, white trash people from the South, who see a good scam whenever they find one. Tuey passes herself as a reporter interested in interviewing Albert. She is pathetic interviewer, but the young man is too gullible to see it.

Edna is killed in a hit and run accident that leaves Albert alone to fend for himself. In addition to Tuey, another low life character appears in the picture, Jerry, who claims he is Albert's real father. There is also a kind man, Sean McNally, who owns a store. Albert likes to make copies of 20 dollar bills in Sean's Xerox machine.

Tuey, at the end is the only decent person of the whole lot as she realizes the kindness of Albert in trying to help her brother Stan. Jerry, on the other hand is the one that actually seems to be the successful one in getting rich. In an ironic twist at the end, we see how Albert, the mentally challenged young man, gets the last laugh!

The director gets good performances of this multi talented cast. Best of all is Alison Folland as Tuey, who redeems herself at the end. Tom Garity also is charming as Albert who seems to inhabit his own world. Randy Quaid is perfect as the oily Jerry. Debra Monk and Bruce Dern are seen briefly as Edan and Sean.

Mr. Mindell will probably do well in the future as he shows he has a good understanding in what make these characters unique.


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
title BadAxer
milwaukee,minnesota cyrielvmh-1
Just saw this tonight and was impressed shawnamills
better than Fargo? tfrazier
DVD? interpol_ated
Song in trailer demodoc
Discuss Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?