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Nebraska (2013)

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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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Life's not about winning or losing. It's about how you get there in the end.


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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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24 January 2014 (USA)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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€277,632 (Italy) (19 January 2014)

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$17,654,912 (USA)
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A gravestone in the cemetery has the name "Payne", a reference to Alexander Payne. See more »

Goofs

The TV remote on Woody's coffee table is unique to Time Warner Cable. Billings, Montana is served by Charter. See more »

Quotes

Woody Grant: I haven't been drinking.
Kate Grant: That's what you said on our first date.
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All "coordinator" positions are listed as "coördinator" (with the dieresis over the second "o"). See more »

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Kiss That Memory Goodbye
Written by Dave Eric Smith & Larry Wayne Penny
Performed by Larry Wayne Penny
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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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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