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Tennessee (2008)

The story of three people who strive to realize their dreams. Brothers Carter and Ellis set out on a road trip to their childhood home in a desperate search for their estranged father, who may hold the key to their future.

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Carter
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Ellis
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Frank
Ryan Lynn ...
Carter - age 18
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Karen
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Roy
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Laurel - age 18
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Jackson
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The story of three people who strive to realize their dreams. Brothers Carter and Ellis set out on a road trip to their childhood home in a desperate search for their estranged father, who may hold the key to their future.

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There is always one last chance


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,438 (USA) (5 June 2009)

Gross:

$15,979 (USA) (19 June 2009)
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Janet Jackson was originally set to play Krystal (which ended up going to Mariah Carey), even gaining weight (an estimated 68 lbs) for the role. See more »

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Right to Dream
Written by Mariah Carey and Willie Nelson
Performed by Mariah Carey
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pleasantly surprised by the quality of this emotional film...
6 February 2010 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

i had no expectations about this film and i knew very little about it. all i knew of it was that it was a slow-paced melodrama about a cross-country journey. so with that in mind, the end result was quite pleasing as the film is actually a good quality film. even though there are some areas of the film that can be worked on- the beginning being a tad bit fast, the end being a bit slow, and the fact that some scenes weren't developed enough to make you fully comprehend the characters' emotions- the film itself worked well enough to draw you in. this is a pretty sad film that has a great message behind it. it kind of hits you and makes you think about life and enjoying it while you can. also, the acting was pretty good. believe it or not, mariah carey actually made the film a lot more interesting to watch, and she proved she can act in some way. put behind her 'glitter' debacle and you'll see some pretty good performances from her. overall, i liked it better than it thought i would, and i would watch it again.


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