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Baptists at Our Barbecue (2004)

Longwinded, USA: a small but divided, feuding town of 262 Mormons and 262 Baptists. One man will try anything to end the ridiculous feud, bring the town together, and keep the peace-loving girl of his dreams from leaving town.

Director:

Christian Vuissa
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Cast

Credited cast:
Steve Anderson Steve Anderson ... Clark Bender (as Steven Wayne Anderson)
Heather Beers ... Charity
Wayne Brennan Wayne Brennan ... Brother Stolt
Katherine Brim Katherine Brim ... TV Reporter (as Katherine Swigert)
Jan Broberg ... Tartan's Mom (as Jan Broberg Felt)
Bonnie Burt Bonnie Burt ... Sister Hatch
Michael Anthony Christian Michael Anthony Christian ... Orvil
Tyson E. Dewsnup Tyson E. Dewsnup ... Town Resident; Barbecue Guest; Soccer Player
Bernie Diamond Bernie Diamond ... Fern (as Bernie M. Diamond)
Patrick Eugene Donahue Patrick Eugene Donahue ... Heber
Jake Patrick Evans Jake Patrick Evans ... Little Lehi
John Foss ... Howard
Alex Gerrish Alex Gerrish ... Alex Hatch
Frank Gerrish ... Conroy Hatch
Deborah E. Graves Deborah E. Graves ... Mrs. Holden
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Storyline

"Baptists at Our Barbecue" is the comedic story of the small town of Longwinded, USA, a divided, feuding town of 262 Mormons and 262 Baptists. It's also a love story, about one man who will try anything to end the ridiculous feud, bring the town together, and keep the peace-loving girl of his dreams from leaving town. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

262 mormons, 262 baptists, heaven help us.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some thematic elements and mild violence
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Trivia

At the barbecue, Mrs Holden (Deborah Graves) recites Act 4, Scene 2 from Romeo and Juliet. See more »

Quotes

Tartan Jones: What else did Bob tell you?
Willie: Well, he said you had a funny name - 'Tart' or something.
Tartan Jones: Tartan.
Willie: Yeah, that's what he said - 'Tart or something.'
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Not really all that good
6 April 2005 | by SpankyUTSee all my reviews

Generally, I've found that if you don't hear about a movie prior to seeing it on DVD, there's probably a good reason for it. I hadn't heard about this movie at all until I was in a Blockbuster the other day and saw it on a shelf. Since all the good movies had already been rented out (the ones I wanted to see, anyway), I figured I'd give this one a shot.

It's really not much different than other movies in the genre, such as The Singles Ward or the R.M. If you're into those type movies, you'll probably enjoy this.

However, if you're not a mormon, this movie probably won't appeal to you. There's no way to avoid the overtly religious (mormon) message contained within, and at times it comes across as sappy and cheesy. Ultimately, if you don't fall within the mormon demographic, you're probably better off watching something else.

Admittedly, there were some very funny moments in the film, but I didn't think that it was enough to salvage the movie overall.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eat, Drink, and Get Married See more »

Filming Locations:

Oak City, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,184, 10 October 2004

Gross USA:

$173,306

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$173,306
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