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Daltry Calhoun (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 25 September 2005 (USA)
In small town Tennessee, a ne'er-do-well man (Knoxville) wrestling for control over his fading golf club is reunited with his estranged daughter, a 14-year-old musical prodigy.

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The Knoxville, Tennessee-set film, written by Bronson, is a dark comedy about a father (Knoxville) struggling to keep his once lucrative Tennessee golfing empire intact when his estranged 14-year-old daughter (a gifted musician) is unexpectedly left in his care. Written by achinn

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, drug material and language | See all certifications »
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25 September 2005 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,758 (USA) (23 September 2005)

Gross:

$12,460 (USA) (14 October 2005)
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Trivia

"Ducktown" (noted also in the catchy song as "Ducktown USA") is where this movie fictionally 'happens' - but Ducktown is an actual town in Tennessee, located in the extreme southeast corner of the state. Johnny Knoxville is of course from nearby Knoxville, TN. See more »

Goofs

At 36min 35, Daltry and June are walking and talking. Daltry pauses while talking with June, and then moves on. When he moves there is a dog behind him that starts running in the opposite direction. Neither he, nor anyone else on his property, owns a dog. See more »

Quotes

June: It is impossible to say Goodbye to someone you love. It is easier to say 'See ya Later... may be in heaven'.
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Referenced in Jackass: Where Are They Now? (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)
Performed by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
Written by Bob Gaudio and Judy M. Parker
Courtesy of The Four Seasons Partnership
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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A beautiful, poignant film. Don't miss it!
24 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

"Daltry Calhoun" is a tall refreshing drink of pure spring water in the sewage that's spilling out of Hollywood today. A beautiful, poignant, sweet character drama about a father who reunites with his 14 year old prodigy daughter. Johnny Knoxville is both funny, sweet, and endearing, but the real star is Sophie (I forget her last name) who plays June. Her performance is so powerful, funny, and magentic that you feel you're watching someone who will be a major star in a few years. Katrina Bronson's script and direction has that delicate but surehanded touch that I felt when I first saw "Lost in Translation." If you want to go to a movie to feel good and have something truly tug at your heartstrings, go see it.


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