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Straight A's (2013)

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Pressured by his deceased mother's ghost to return home to the family he abandoned, a former addict grabs a bag of pills and a sack of marijuana and hits the road to Dallas.

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Pressured by his deceased mother's ghost to return home to the family he abandoned, a former addict grabs a bag of pills and a sack of marijuana and hits the road to Dallas.

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Rated R for language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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(at around 13 mins) When Scott is speaking to Charles and Gracie in his room the arm behind his head switches from right to left to right. See more »

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Scott: There's more to life than getting straight A's.
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Got a Lover
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It's a strange world
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An otherwise ordinary drama gets spiced with some extra weirdness. Ryan Phillipe seems to be a right fit to play a role of a man, that does not seem to have grown up. That's something playing against the background of a real grown up couple being the ones having real problems and not being able to connect.

Sometimes you need a push to get back on track it seems and the movie does show us that side, with some really good actors thrown into the mix. You may not agree with the message or the way it goes to show us what it thinks is right, but the movie is about growing up and facing issues. Not only concerning the kids (really good actors too), but the adults too.


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