Doonby (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  27 March 2015 (Poland)
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Sam Doonby, a no-good drifter, enters a small town in Texas. His sudden arrival is met with suspicion, jealousy, and intrigue. His departure is just as sudden, and then the town realizes how one person's presence can matter.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Doonby
Laura Reaper
Barbara Ann
Lucy Mae
Brandi Blevins ...
Cassandra L. Small ...
Jeff Fenter ...
Tom Lagleder ...
Jessica Gordon (as Lizabeth Waters)


Sam Doonby, a no-good drifter, enters a small town in Texas. His sudden arrival is met with suspicion, jealousy, and intrigue. His departure is just as sudden, and then the town realizes how one person's presence can matter.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Who is this mysterious drifter... the man from nowhere


Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual content and thematic elements


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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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"Cheers to the chickens" was an impromptu line by actress Jenn Gotzon. The line has since stuck as movie quote favorite. See more »


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Makes you think
2 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is one that has an encouraging message about the value of life very much like Its a Wonderful Life. It will make you think and want to talk about it with someone immediately after.

It has been a while since I have seen a good movie with a Sixth Sense type revelation at the end.

Though it is rated PG 13 it is a clean film. Here is the content in case you are wondering

Language: no four letter words.

Violence: there is a gunman who tries to hold up a bar for $ there are a few wild shots fired, punches thrown, bottles thrown, very little blood. Later there is an attempted murder and characters respond aggressively in self defense.

Sexuality: a character tries (unsuccessfully) to seduce another (implied nudity). Man in a towel after a shower.

Themes: Accusation of attempted rape. Alcoholism and heavy drinking. Mysterious Stalker presence implied throughout the first two acts.

In my opinion all edgy/questionable content is not glorified, instead it is contrasted against the positive choices made by the upstanding lead character who displays good morals and decision making.

I recommend it.

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