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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

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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Referenced in Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy (2009) See more »

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Along For The Ride
Written by Matraca Berg and Sharon Vaughn
Performed by Matraca Berg
Courtesy of MCA Nashville under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Great message movie
9 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed the story line and the messages in the movie, and the sound track is awesome. Toby Keith's talent was very evident throughout the story, not only as a singer, but also as an actor. Kelly Preston was able to show her inward pain and disappointment for the way her high school boyfriend had treated her earlier in their lives. Lindsey Haun was a real surprise and has a nice singing voice. Of course the "old timers" were a very important part of the story also, as is true of actual Southern families. This is a good "Southern" story filmed from several small towns in Georgia near here. The scenery was very representative of the area. It was especially interesting to see the final movie after knowing a lot of the local extras and watching the filming last year.


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