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Daltry Calhoun (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Music  |  25 September 2005 (USA)
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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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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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Proudly spreading his seed across America. See more »

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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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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

"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

When Frankie gets off the bus and looks around a man carrying a briefcase crosses the street. In the next shot he's crossing the street again, in the same direction. See more »

Quotes

June: Kiss my rosie-red ass!
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References Decoys (2004) See more »

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Utah Carol
Performed by Marty Robbins
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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A pleasant surprise; heartwarming and wholesome in the vein of "My Girl".
11 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Going into "Daltry Calhoun", I really didn't know what to expect. I've been a long time fan of it's star, the likable Johnny Knoxville, and knew it was something of a comedy, but that was about it. I surely wasn't expecting the type of movie that I got, but it was by no means a let down either. "Daltry Calhoun", While named after Knoxville's character, is actually more the coming of age story of Calhoun's daughter, June, as she's reunited with her father. The story is told from her point of view and is very pleasant, heartwarming and damn near a "family" type of film, save for a bit of bad language (probably the only time you'll hear "family" describing a film with Quentin Tarantino's name on the cover). It almost reminded me of a more contemporary and far less cheesy version of "My Girl", which will leave most of it's audience going "awww." as oppose to "haha". But for the kind of movie it was, a light sentimental comedy, I found it quite enjoyable.


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