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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Jeff Portell ...
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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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)  »

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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

When Bo and Patsy are driving down the road, they pass a building and a car. Several minutes down the road, they pass the same building and car again. 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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References Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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Can't Go Back
Written and Performed by Toby Keith
Produced by Toby Keith and Randy Scruggs
Courtesy of Show Dog Nashville
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Bravo!
21 April 2008 | by (San Jose, CA United States) – See all my reviews

The movie has rich characters, a good story, and is very well paced. Many times when a movie has great music it is to hide a dull script, not here, this music simply makes it a must see!

Excellent character portrayal by Tobey Keith, Kelly Preston, and Lindsey Haun, who is a show stealer. Tess Harper is always just a joy to watch in almost anything she does and she doesn't disappoint here. The story follows Bo Price (Toby Keith,) a Country Singer, on his way down, who is called home when his brother, and 4 other boys from his hometown are killed in a training exercise in the Army. One of the boys is the brother of Bo's high school sweetheart, Angela (Kelly Preston) who was pregnant when he ran out on her. The funerals in the hometown bring the long lost lovers together and introduce father, Bo, to his daughter Dixie (Lindsey Haun), who is also a musician. Their stories are interesting and believable. Entertaining and love the music.


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