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Hick (2011)

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A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kid #1
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Male Barfly
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Ray
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Lux (as Robert J. Stephenson)
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Leon Lamar ...
Clerk
Jonathan Cornick ...
Cop #2 (as Jon Cornick)
Brian Avery Galligan ...
EMT
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Blane
Dartanian Sloan ...
Angel
Michael G. Jefferson ...
Flannel Drunk (as Michael Jefferson)
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Storyline

A young teenage girl escapes her life in Nebraska and her alcoholic parents, taking a pistol along for the ride. Along the way she meets Glenda, who takes her under her wing. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Trouble travels together

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing content involving a teen, violence, drug use, language and drinking | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 November 2012 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Hick  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Colin Farrell was considered for a role, but had to decline due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the film Luli can be seen drawing, using her lap for a drawing table. Another angle shows her feet moving around. If she were drawing or writing on paper in her lap she'd need to keep her feet still to avoid moving her paper. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Male student: Bar baby.
Female student: Yeah, I heard she was born in a bar.
Luli McMullen: You could shake your knuckles at the sky. You could get mad and say I don't got nothing. You could get stuck.
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Connections

References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Suze AKA The Cough Song
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Bob Dylan
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Well-Acted, But Only Average Due to Some Flaws
1 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Watch this if....you don't mind a depressing look at runaway 13 year old girl that wants nothing more than to feel accepted and wanted. It is depressing and hard to follow at some points in the film.

Acting/Casting: 7.5* - This is the one bright spot of the film. I thought that all involved did a tremendous job. Moretz puts in a strong performance as the lead role of Luli and Eddie Redmayne is great as a Eddie. The supporting cast of Blake Lively, Rory Culkin, Alec Baldwin and others do a tremendous job as well.

Directing/Cinematography/Technical: 5* - This score would have been higher if I felt that the movie had some clear direction, but I was somewhat lost at times. The cinematography is very convincing and there is some solid music to accompany the film.

Plot/Characters: 5* - I felt at times that this was a movie about nothing. However, it still manages to keep your interest although it is fairly choppy and confusing at some points during the movie. Mainly, it follows a young runaway girl through the many struggles she faces on the road and her quest for acceptance.

Entertainment Value: 5* - After it was all said and done, my opinion was that the movie had very little value. It has some holes that make it hard to follow and overall it is an average movie aside from some of the acting.

My Score: 7.5+5+5+5 = 22.5/4 = 5.625

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