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

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Sam Doonby
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Leroy
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Laura Reaper
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Cyrus
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Barbara Ann
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Tony
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Lucy Mae
Brandi Blevins ...
Jolene
Cassandra L. Small ...
Rose
Jeff Fenter ...
Brad
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Lisa
Tom Lagleder ...
Justin
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Jessica Gordon (as Lizabeth Waters)
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Charlie
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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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Who is this mysterious drifter... the man from nowhere

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Drama | Mystery

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

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27 March 2015 (Poland)  »

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Doonby: Todos Tem o Direito de Viver  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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

Quotes

Duane: Hey Sam, you ever check to see how many folks you serve in one night?
Sam Doonby: Yes I have.
Archie: How do you keep count?
Sam Doonby: Simple. Count the legs, divide by four.
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References Thelma & Louise (1991) See more »

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On and On
Performed by Hailey Tuck with Scotti Hill and Friends
Music and lyrics by Scotti Hill
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Doonby is a Heartfelt and Entertaining Story
11 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recently saw the movie Doonby, and when the film ended, I felt like I had just watched an excellent movie. Doonby is an emotional, heartfelt, entertaining story, that weaves an interesting theme throughout the picture. As a viewer, you can certainly tell that something unknown is going on underneath the story's surface, and this riveting sense keeps you interested and glued to the story. I was pulled into the movie from beginning to end.

I give a nod to John Schneider's portrayal of the lead character, Sam Doonby, yet Jenn Gotzon, as the lead female playing Laura Reaper, carried this movie, in my opinion. Jenn's role as Laura Reaper is believable and powerful, and as an actress, Jenn's character by far reaches the deepest and the most difficult ranges to draw from of all of the characters in the movie. I was glad that I sat through this movie that deals with pertinent social issues, and I highly recommend seeing Doonby.


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