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An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay on the map. They end up staying longer than... See more »

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Pete Kepler
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Blue Baxter
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Skye Davidson
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Ely Jackson
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Prof. Lance Davidson
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Cale
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Sandy
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Haley Gordon
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Billy Baxter
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Dr. Gordon
Lee Holmes ...
Deputy Keeler
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Caroline Baxter
Jerry Agee ...
Insurance Agent
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Sheriff Jackson
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Truck Driver
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Agent Frank Bellows
Nate Moore ...
Agent Red
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Agent Green (as Ntare Mwine)
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Agent Summers
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KBLU Radio DJ (voice)
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Mickey Moonday (voice)
MacDaddy Beefcake ...
Telly Clems (voice)
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Don Leslie ...
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Stephen Sebastian ...
FBI Agent

Directed by

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Morgan J. Freeman

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Morgan J. Freeman ... (writer)

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Effie Brown ... line producer
Michael Burns ... producer
Marc Butan ... executive producer
Leanna Creel ... executive producer
Kip Hagopian ... executive producer
Gill Holland ... co-producer
Nadia Leonelli ... producer
A. Carter Pottash ... co-producer
Andrea Sperling ... producer

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Vytas Nagisetty

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Enrique Chediak

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Sabine Hoffman

Editorial Department

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Ben Perez ... colorist (uncredited)

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Susan Shopmaker

Production Design by

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David Doernberg

Art Direction by

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Amy Beth Silver

Set Decoration by

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Amy Beth Silver

Costume Design by

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Trish Summerville

Makeup Department

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Maryann Marchetti ... makeup artist
Mia Thoen ... makeup department head

Production Management

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Ted Gidlow ... executive production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jamin O'Brien ... assistant director

Art Department

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Andrea Stanley ... assistant art director

Sound Department

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Scott Cannizzaro ... adr mixer
Margaret Crimmins ... sound designer
Paul Hsu ... sound designer
Grant Inaba ... boom operator
Mike Lanoue ... production sound mixer
Tony Volante ... re-recording mixer

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Terry Mack ... special effects coordinator

Stunts

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Johnny Gray ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)

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Michael Barnett ... assistant camera: second camera (as Mike Barnett)
Claire F. Cario ... second assistant camera
Johnny Erbes-Chan ... dolly grip
Alan Jacobsen ... gaffer

Casting Department

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Erica Palgon ... casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nancy Au ... costume department supervisor
Stacy Horn ... key set costumer

Location Management

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Chris Baugh ... location manager

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Jonathan Appell ... score mixer / score recordist
Tracy McKnight ... music supervisor

Transportation Department

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Terry Mack ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Mike Crawford ... production accountant
Rob Feld ... production resources
Howard Gertler ... delivery coordinator
Ted Gidlow ... production executive
Trent Hara ... production coordinator
L. Tracy Mackenzie ... production coordinator
Rhonda Wheelan ... craft service

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Plot Summary

An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay on the map. They end up staying longer than expected because of an accident that spilled an unknown cola ingredient all over the highway. They spend the next few days with the various residents of the town which include a teenage girl who loves to blow things up and a boy trying to keep alive his fathers dream of building a beachside resort in the middle of the desert. Written by Gregory Paris

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Also Known As
  • Печаль пустыни (Russia)
  • A világ legnagyobb tölcsére (Hungary)
  • Kalifornian taivaan alla (Finland)
  • Algo extraño está pasando (Argentina)
  • Uma Aventura no Deserto (Brazil)
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  • 90 min
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Budget $2,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $13,092, 06 Jun 1999

Did You Know?

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Trivia The city of Goldfield, Nevada had more snow during the four weeks of production than it had in the preceding thirty years. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Rilo Kiley: The Frug (1999). See more »
Soundtracks Honk If You're Lonely Tonight See more »
Quotes Professor Davidson: Remember: one person's interminable stretch of highway is--
Skye Davidson: Is another person's road to adventure, I know. But going out of our way to see a giant ice-cream cone? That's crazy.
Professor Davidson: Crazy? Crazy is NOT to see the giant ice-cream cone. How'd you like to tell your friends we were in Baxter--Oh, didja see the giant ice-cream cone? No, we missed it. THAT would be crazy.
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