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Nebraska (2013)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama  |  24 January 2014 (USA)
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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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Adventure | Drama

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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 January 2014 (USA)  »

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Небраска  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$17,613,460 (USA) (14 March 2014)
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Trivia

Although all the major characters hail from Nebraska, three of the leading actors, Bruce Dern, June Squibb and Bob Odenkirk were born and raised in Illinois. See more »

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

Quotes

David Grant: Hey Dad, you finally got your compressor back.
Woody Grant: That's not my compressor.
David Grant: Sure it is.
Woody Grant: Mine didn't look anything like that.
David Grant: It has to be yours. It's an old compressor we found in Ed Pegram's barn.
Woody Grant: That wasn't Ed's barn.
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All "coordinator" positions are listed as "coördinator" (with the dieresis over the second "o"). See more »

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References Hillbilly Handfishin' (2010) See more »

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Fool for the City
Written by 'Lonesome' Dave Peverett (as Dave Peverett)
Performed by Foghat
Courtesy of Bearsville Records/Rhino Entertainment Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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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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