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Broken Bridges (2006)

PG-13  |   |  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)  »

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

When Dixie is standing on the bed talking on her cell phone, her cell phone appears to be a flip phone which is closed. Therefore, she is talking into a non working phone. See more »

Quotes

Dixie Rose Delton: [on why she invited Bo to stay during the funeral services] It's the Christian thing to do.
Angela Dalton: So were the Crusades!
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 9 September 2006 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Uncloudy Day
Traditional
Arrangey by Willie Nelson
Performed by Willie Nelson, Toby Keith and BeBe Winans
Produced by Toby Keith and Randy Scruggs
Willy Nelson performs courtesy of Lost Highway Records
Courtesy of Show Dog Nashville
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a nice surprise
9 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a big Toby Keith fan but have to admit that I didn't have exceedingly high expectations when I went to the premier last week (I've never been overly fond of films that I think of as only show-casing the talents or looks or reputation of a celebrity). I was surprised and happy to be wrong in this instance; I loved the film and felt that it was a solid offering, not only by Toby Keith, but by Kelly Preston and the rest of the cast. The acting was solid and the characters and their relationships were predominantly believable; Burt Reynolds was stellar, especially. The music, too, was a good fit and added to the movie for me. Both my husband (who is not a county music fan) and I thoroughly enjoyed it, and although it definitely is a "chick-flick", I would recommend it to county fans and non-country fans alike.


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