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Straight A's (2013)

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 Louisiana.

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William
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Gracie
Amparo Garcia-Crow ...
Louisa
Augustin Solis ...
Carlos
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Mother
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Father
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Dana
James Carrol ...
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Jason
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Nikki / Craps Table Girl #1
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Holly / Craps Table Girl #2
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Carla / Craps Table Girl #3
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Storyline

Years ago, Scott left common lover Katherine at the altar to become a hedonistic junkie. She married his brother William, a successful Louisiana workaholic, who sired a daughter but probably not bright nerd son Charles and is serially adulterous on his many business trips. Now Scott returns on horseback, having lost his drivers permit, inviting himself and proving a popular, yet unreliable uncle for Charles. Making up with father is impossible due to Alzheimer. As Scott keeps surprising his family, his sad secret emerges. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Drama

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

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18 July 2013 (Portugal)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Final film of Powers Boothe. See more »

Goofs

While Scott is talking in his room with Charlesabout Charles's worries about making his speech, the boom mic is reflected in the framed art's glass behind Scott. See more »

Quotes

Katherine: Why *do* you have a horse?
Scott: This guy in Memphis owed me some money, I took the horse instead. It worked out well, 'cuz I got a couple of DUIs, and I can't operate anything with a key.
Katherine: Hmm, maybe we'll lock our doors.
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Gotta Lover
Written and Performed by Joe Purdy
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Great movie
19 August 2013 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Although it is classified as a "comedy" there is absolutely nothing funny in this movie. That being said, I enjoyed every minute of it. Ryan Phillipe is really good in this movie and so is the kid. The rest of the characters are somewhat irrelevant in my opinion. Without giving too much away, the ending where they're just sitting the two are sitting enjoying eachtohers company reminds me of my wife and I and really was a great moment. I recommend this movie to everyone. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I watched this film on netflix and to be honest I am kind of used to watching crappy movies on there but today was definitely a pleasant surprise.


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