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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)  »

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

Dixie Leigh Delton: [Looking at the cover of a magazine] Now that's a Ho.
Emmaline Potsam: Oh, no, honey that's a weed whacker. The hoes are in the back room.
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Referenced in The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.23 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

The Battlefield
Written by Sonya Isaacs and Vince Gill
Performed by Sonya Isaacs
Courtesy of Lyric Street Records, Inc.
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And I don't even like Toby Keith
10 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife adores Toby Keith but I'm not that wild about him or his music. I recognize the talent but he's not my "cup of tea". I took my wife to this movie thinking I was making a "sacrifice" but I REALLY liked this movie.

The story is good, the music is good, the acting is good (especially the relationship between Toby and his "daughter" in the movie), so what more could one ask for? I hope Paramount gets behind this movie with some promotion because I think a great many people would agree with me on the quality of this film.

Clay Willis Acworth, GA


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