MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 989 this week

Tennessee (2008)

R  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama  |  26 April 2008 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 638 users   Metascore: 42/100
Reviews: 9 user | 16 critic | 8 from Metacritic.com

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.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 15 Sep 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 21 May 2013
 
a list of 5996 titles
created 08 Jun 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 25 Sep 2013
 
a list of 49 titles
created 26 Sep 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Tennessee" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tennessee (2008)

Tennessee (2008) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tennessee.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

WiseGirls (2002)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A new waitress working at an Italian restaurant in New York City finds herself entangled in a mob-run underworld of drug dealing and murder.

Director: David Anspaugh
Stars: Mira Sorvino, Mariah Carey, Melora Walters
Glitter (2001)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall
Stars: Mariah Carey, Eric Benét, Max Beesley
Shadowboxer (2005)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When an assassin is diagnosed with terminal cancer, she decides to carry out one final killing, assisted by her lover and stepson, Mikey.

Director: Lee Daniels
Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Helen Mirren, Vanessa Ferlito
Precious II (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

Director: Lee Daniels
Stars: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An uncensored look into the life and music of Harlem rap hero Jim Jones and his Dipset Byrdgang. Rappers Mel Matrix, Sandman, NOE, Diplomat Records pres Freeky Zeeky and producer Chink ... See full summary »

Director: Ethan Higbee
Stars: Damon Dash, Jim Fullington, Jim Jones
Musical | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.

Director: Damon Dash
Stars: Beanie Sigel, Noreaga, Damon Dash
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A self-involved New York couple adopt a sailor during Fleet Week.

Director: Charles Evered
Stars: Bebe Neuwirth, Peter Coyote, Ethan Peck
Crew 2 Crew (2012)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Lucas joins a break dancing troupe and, traveling the world, finds himself torn between the life he knows and the chance to do something more. Inspired by true events.

Director: Mark Bacci
Stars: Kate Nauta, Jordan Bridges, Brooklyn Sudano
Drama

A young man is born into the wrong life.

Director: Bradley Buecker
Stars: Melissa Benoist, Blake Jenner, Brenda Bakke
Adventure | Comedy | Crime

Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are grown men, still searching for the hidden treasure that has eluded them since childhood.

Directors: Aaron Nee, Adam Nee
Stars: Kyle Gallner, Adam Nee, Matthew Gray Gubler
Comedy | Music

A gift of music transports people back to another time and place where they find their truest feelings.

Stars: Mariah Carey
You're Mine (Video 2014)
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Indrani
Stars: Mariah Carey, Trey Songz
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Carter
...
Ellis
...
...
Frank
Ryan Lynn ...
Carter - age 18
...
Karen
...
Roy
...
Laurel - age 18
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Police Dispatcher (voice)
...
Jackson
Jerry Biggs ...
Manager
Ellie Braverman ...
Woman in Line
Donna Brazier ...
Nurse
Forrest Broadley ...
Groundskeeper
...
Bouncer
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

There is always one last chance


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 April 2008 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$15,979 (USA) (19 June 2009)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Val Kilmer, who lives on a nearby New Mexico ranch, initially agreed to participate in this film secondary to his work with New Mexico's Film Investment Program, but as production neared he was forced to decline secondary to other commitments. See more »

Soundtracks

Right to Dream
Written by 'Mariah Carey' and 'Willie Nelson'
Performed by 'Mariah Carey'
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Painting?
19 February 2009 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

Kerrigand has exaggerated on the "beautiful painting" mumbo jumbo about this film. We saw it last night at a free screening north of Dallas. My man went with me and we both agreed: it was not a bad movie --in fact, I had VERY low expectations of Mariah Carey & co. and I was very surprised. She did a good job and the two brothers also did a good job with their characters. The acting was mostly pretty good (only a couple of scenes made me want to either hurl or giggle at the absurdity.. but many movies have a couple of scenes like this). Overall, good job.

The last 20 seconds of the movie was sub-par; I hope they change it before the release.

The main reason I was still disappointed with the film despite being pleasantly surprised by the acting was because it was a bit slow and I wasn't in the mood for a drama (I'm not usually in the mood for a drama, to be honest). And that's exactly what this is. So if you like'em a little emotional and slow (think Terms of Endearment but not quite as funny), you'll probably enjoy the movie. But if you prefer action or comedy, spare yourself.


6 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
THE SCRIPT divawearspink
Dusty Dukatz Production Supervisor stephenraye
This is the film Janet Jackson claims she got fat for sledwidge
when is this movie gonna be released? and why it aint included on festiv crazy_yrold
Watch Mariah Carey act in online clips! swanscrossingfan
UK Release Date???? MimiFanatic
Discuss Tennessee (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?