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Tully (2000)

R | | Drama | 14 April 2000 (USA)
Tully Coates, Jr., with his good looks and chiseled body, is the local heartthrob, and while he has a new girlfriend virtually every night, he's incapable of getting close to anyone. His ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Earl Coates
... Tully Coates Jr.
Bob Burrus ... Tully Russell Coates Sr.
... Ella Smalley
... Wendy Adams
Joe Smalley ... Brad
... Clarence Heiting
Aaron Zavitz ... Chuck
... Dexter
... April Reece
Vivek Kumar ... Essa
... Marshall
V. Craig Heidenreich ... Burt Hodges
... Claire
Kathryn Gayner ... Irene Duffy (photos)
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Tully Coates, Jr., with his good looks and chiseled body, is the local heartthrob, and while he has a new girlfriend virtually every night, he's incapable of getting close to anyone. His younger brother Earl, the shy and sensitive type, frequents the local revival house. The only common bond between these disparate siblings is Ella Smalley, an intelligent and even-tempered young woman who returns to their Nebraska hometown to intern at a local veterinarian's clinic. Meanwhile, their father, Tully, Sr., a rancher who gets by with the help of his two sons, carries a brooding sadness, a hint of past wounds too long in healing. The family dynamic is changed forever when several secrets surface. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Rated R for language and some sexual content
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14 April 2000 (USA)  »

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The Truth About Tully  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$21,162, 3 November 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$433,264, 30 March 2003
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It was originally titled "The Truth About Tully" but was changed when Jonathan Demme's The Truth About Charlie (2002) was announced to be released around the same time. See more »

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The position of Dexter's red pick-up moves between shots during the scene at the Swimming Hole. See more »

Quotes

Tully: You know what? Why don't you just go fuck yourself?
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Featured in The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards (2003) See more »

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Compelling and extremely well done film
15 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

This film was beautifully shot and acted. The characters were extremely compelling and drew me right into the story through the ordinariness of the family and circumstances. The people in the film were complex but never felt untouchable. Felt like they could have been my neighbors. Absolutely loved the film and I am excited to see what Birmingham's next film will be.


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