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Broken Bridges (2006)

 -  Drama | Music  -  8 September 2006 (USA)
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A fading country music star (Keith) returns to his hometown, where he reunites with his childhood sweetheart and also meets his 16-year-old daughter for the first time.

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Cast

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Donnie (as Brian Durkin)
Jason Leith ...
Bobby
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Kyle
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Bo Price
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Manager (as Leland Jones)
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Angela Delton
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Charles
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Dixie Leigh Delton
Greg Clarkson ...
News Anchor (as Greg Clarkston)
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Dixie Rose Delton
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Scott
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Loretta
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Emmaline Potsam
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Wyatt
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Storyline

A military aircraft crash kills over a dozen Southern soldiers, including several from a small Southern town. The funeral draws several emigrated relatives home. Among them are fading country-singer Bo Price, absent father, and Angela Delton, workaholic 'single' mother of teenager Dixie Leigh, who can only be blackmail-lured along by permission to rejoin her Californian lover Kyle afterward. They're all confronted with each-other, their past and prospects, and bond after Leigh's shameless attitude misleads cocky local rascal Wyatt. Written by KGF Vissers

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adolescent | rascal | in laws | ritual | abuse | See more »

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Sometimes you have to go back to move forward.

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Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violent and sexual content, and teen drinking | See all certifications »
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8 September 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angel from Montgomery  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$133,784 (USA) (8 September 2006)

Gross:

$251,775 (USA) (29 September 2006)
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Trivia

The film debut of country music singer Toby Keith. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Dixie goes to a party, a camera man can be reflected off of the door of the Mustang. See more »

Quotes

Angela Dalton: I came out here to lay down the ground rules. One, don't speak to my parents. Two, don't speak to Dixie. And three, don't speak to me.
Bo Price: Can I pass notes?
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Soundtracks

Thinkin' 'Bout You
Written by Fred Eaglesmith
Performed by Fred Eaglesmith
Courtesy of Razor & Tie Entertainment
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Great Movie. Toby is super, but Lindsey Haun stole the show.
8 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You will love this movie if you like good wholesome entertainment with a great story and great acting. My wife and I were background actors in this one, and we are probably biased, but we had never heard of Toby Keith before and are definitely not fans of country music (still aren't). Now, we think Toby Keith hung the moon and is the greatest. He not only writes and sings some great music but he is also a super actor. Kelly Preston is OK, as are Burt Reynolds and Tess Parker. I even liked Willie Nelson's part. On the other hand, Lindsey Haun is a bright, beautiful, fresh, young star who sings like an angel and is a great actress in this movie. Bring your kids, especially those who aspire to be singers and you will all love this movie. You country and western fans will probably love it, too. I can't wait to get the album because all the songs are great.


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