A man gets out of prison after 15 years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who ... See full summary »
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
"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 »
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 »
...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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