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Killer Diller (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music | March 2004 (USA)
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A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.

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Holister
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J.R. Cox
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Moker
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A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.

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Trouble brought them together. The music set them free.

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Drama | Music

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Rated PG-13 for some language

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Bottleneck  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The license plate on the BOTA van reads 666 XES which is commonly known as the Mark of the Beast both numerically, and in Greek characters. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Car Kid (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Judge Boushay's Blues
Written by Furry Lewis
Arranged by Tree Adams
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User Reviews

 
A must must watch

This movie is phenomenal ... an out of this world performance and perfect depiction of autism by Lucas Black! Astonishing! It certainly sheds light on the world of the autistic savant as well as delivering some of the best blues guitar and piano that I've heard in a long time.

TOTALLY HYPNOTIC AND MAGICAL without being overacted and killing the message - Music heals! It is raw and real and shows the good that can come from the hearts of our troubled youth if given a positive outlet like music. I laughed, cried, danced, and sang through the whole thing. You are left with a satisfied smile and positive outlook after watching this movie. I suggest it to all my friends!


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