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An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.

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"NEBRASKA" is a father and son road trip, from Billings, Montana to Lincoln, Nebraska that gets waylaid at a small town in central Nebraska, where the father grew up and has scores to settle. Told with deadpan humor and a unique visual style, it's ultimately the story of a son trying to get through to a father he doesn't understand. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$140,401 (USA) (15 November 2013)

Gross:

$17,613,460 (USA) (14 March 2014)
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Gene Hackman, Robert Forster, Jack Nicholson and Robert Duvall were considered for the role of Woody. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, Woody is wearing boots. In the police station, he is not wearing boots. See more »

Quotes

Kate Grant: That's Ed Pegram singing.
[to Woody]
Kate Grant: Did you know that he was always trying to get in my bloomers?
David Grant: Jesus Mom! Was the whole town trying to seduce you?
Kate Grant: These boys grow up staring at the rear ends of cows and pigs, it's only natural that a real woman will get them chafing their pants.
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The film opens with the 1960s Paramount widescreen logo. See more »

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Referenced in Film 2014: Episode dated 3 December 2013 (2013) See more »

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Time After Time
Written by Robert Hyman & Cyndi Lauper
Performed by Sherry Ristow
Courtesy of Stingray Music
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Bruce Dern Oscar worthy performance
11 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bruce Dern gives the performance of his life. He is wonderful. He maintains the quality of tuning in and out of reality throughout the film. Typical of someone with dementia, you are never really sure if he's there or not. There is a moment in the film when he drives and you can just see him glow and come alive.

This is not a film for everyone because it moves slow, but true movie buffs will love it.

Filmed in black and white and bleak (if that were a color) it's a son that takes his father on a road trip

It's quietly poignant, with a lot of very funny moments in it. When the mother is in the scene, she steals every one.

The cousins are a riot and the family members are a cast of characters. This is the sort of film that you leave but doesn't leave you.


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