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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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Storyline

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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Taglines:

"The Grass is Always Greener When it's Growing by Callhoun Seed and Sod." See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, drug material and language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 September 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Secret Life of Daltry Calhoun  »

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Box Office

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

This movie was filmed in Columbia, Tennessee, which is the Mule Capital of the World. 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

Daltry Calhoun: Get HIGH on grass! The LEGAL kind!
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Connections

References The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

The End of the World
Performed by Skeeter Davis
Written by Sylvia Dee and Arthur Kent
Courtesy of RCA Label Group RLG/Nashville
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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OK so its not the ringer...
29 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

...which was not nearly as funny as it (the ringer) could have been. But I, unlike some, enjoy when actors come out of their shell. Also, what is wrong with having a movie that just has heart. I am not a simpering watery eyed girlie man but i like "its a wonderful life", and every now and again i like to watch a movie that doesn't require a whole lot of effort and just leaves you feeling good.

Secondly I would like to point out that Johnny Knoxville is showing his range and that one day people will tire of jackass (of which I am a big fan) and he will fade away unless he strives to break out into other roles. As for Juliette Lewis, who has amazing range(Natural Born Killers to The Other Sister) I totally believed her character. I have met people like that in the South and in California where I am from.

We have become so used to sophomoric comedy and explosions that we fail to recognize a good movie that just leaves you with a smile.


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