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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

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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
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Cop #2 (as Jon Cornick)
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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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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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24 November 2012 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Fuga Para Las Vegas  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Kirsten Dunst was cast as Glenda, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. She was replaced by Blake Lively. 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 Remington Steele (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Island in the Stream
Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and Robin Gibb
Performed by Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers
Courtesy of RCS Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Loved it
21 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

I know the reviews here are mixed but I'm the type of person who doesn't like many movies and can be a bit critical. I loved this movie though. Would I still love it if Chloe Grace was not in it? Probably not. The girl lights up the screen whenever she's on and she's an amazing actor for her age. Luli ( Chloe's character ) meets Glenda after running away, Glenda is a tragic and sad character who was probably like luli a decade earlier.

The story worked for me because I saw the two characters as possibly having similar fates, but will luli follow Glenda's path into tragedy or will she persevere. Now maybe those who gave it poor reviews didn't see the beauty in that aspect of the movie but it was hard for me to ignore. The acting is wonderful and I loved every scene.


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