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Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

 -  Drama  -  18 November 2011 (UK)
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On a business trip to New Orleans, a damaged man seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman.

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Storyline

Something's wrong at the Rileys. Married nearly 30 years, Doug and Lois rarely talk. She doesn't leave their Indianapolis home, and she's ordered a gravestone with their names and birth years on it. He has a long-time Thursday night mistress whom he invites to go with him to a plumbing supply conference in New Orleans. Once there, Doug calls Lois to say he's staying for a while. What's he leaving behind and what's he looking for in New Orleans? And Lois, can she break out? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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You never know who's going to be your wake-up call

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Rated R for strong sexual content, brief drug use and pervasive language involving a teenager | See all certifications »

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18 November 2011 (UK)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$42,145 (USA) (29 October 2010)

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$152,857 (USA) (3 December 2010)
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Director Jake Scott revealed that Kristen Stewart and James Gandolfini improvised a lot of their dialogue, especially Stewart, claiming it was frustrating for the film's writers. Scott said it was always a surprise with Stewart because she would never warn anyone of what she was going to say. See more »

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When Allison is in the car counting her money she burns her fingers on the butt of her cigarette. In the following scene she is seen with a barely smoked cigarette. See more »

Quotes

Mallory: I really, really like older guys. They get me really wet.
Douglas Lloyd 'Doug' Riley: Sweetheart, just sit still.
[pushes Mallory off him]
Mallory: You don't wanna have any fun?
Douglas Lloyd 'Doug' Riley: How about we just talk?
Mallory: You want me to talk dirty so you can get yourself off?
Douglas Lloyd 'Doug' Riley: Jesus Christ, no. No, okay?
Mallory: Well, alright. You don't have to get mad at me. It's fine.
Douglas Lloyd 'Doug' Riley: I'm not mad at you. Just persistent that's all.
Mallory: Just trying to keep the customers happy.
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Teenager's Prayer
Written by Leonard Allen
Performed by Joe Simon
Courtesy of Monument Records, a unit of Sony Music Entertainment
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2 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Realistic, hard-core, weepy, funny, stark! Tennessee Williams lives again in Ken Hixon! Perfect cast: James Gandolfini is fantastic as this big oaf sentimentalist who doesn't want to see his tombstone while he's still alive and so he lives every moment. Then there is his wife played by Melissa Leo, what she does in the driveway is laugh-out-loud funny. And finally, the great trio includes Kristen Stewart who is amazing (and whoever did her whore make-up--kudos!) as this worn-out sexual fighter who plays the lowest of the low with such warped dignity that I just want to hand her an Oscar now. And finally, New Orleans is the fourth character as a city that is also beat-up and striving for a rebirth, so I guess you could say she plays herself.

Ken Hixon, I pledge to watch every thing you create 'cause you are the snake's suspenders!


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