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Shotgun Stories (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 26 March 2008 (USA)
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Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these ... See full summary »

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Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these brothers discover the lengths to which each will go to protect their family. Written by Jeff Nichols

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Rated PG-13 for violence, thematic elements and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Fegyverek és emberek  »

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$4,553 (USA) (14 December 2007)

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$45,661 (USA) (11 July 2008)
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The majority of the principal photography took place in 2004. See more »

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Son Hayes: We don't own the square-root of shit.
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References Game of Death (1978) See more »

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The Duel Part II
Written by Ben Nichols
Performed by Lucero
All Rights Reserved
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kept me awake
2 February 2009 | by (Spring Valley, CA USA) – See all my reviews

I must start by explaining the summary comment. I put this in the DVD at 11:30pm after watching the Superbowl and doing the required beer drinking that goes with that. I was pretty sure I would be re-watching "Shotgun Stories" in the morning as I planned to fall asleep. I was amazed that a very slow moving, no real action to speak of movie did such a great job of keeping my interest up. Kicked it out of the DVD at 1:00am, reminded myself to find out who the star was and see what else he had been in since I do not remember him from anything. Michael Shannon is a great friggin actor. I had no interest at all in "Revolutionary Road" but will see it now just to watch his Oscar nominated work.

"Shotgun Stories" is well worth the hour and a half. You may find yourselves waiting for something big to happen and then realize it did without the gun play or explosions.


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