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Broken Bridges (2006)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music | 8 September 2006 (USA)
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A fading country music star (Keith) returns to his hometown, where he reunites with his childhood sweetheart and also meets his 16-year-old daughter for the first time.

Director:

Steven Goldmann

Writers:

Cherie Bennett, Jeff Gottesfeld (as Jeffrey Gottesfeld)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian F. Durkin ... Donnie (as Brian Durkin)
Jason Leith Jason Leith ... Bobby
Richard Tillman ... Kyle
Toby Keith ... Bo Price
Leland L. Jones ... Manager (as Leland Jones)
Kelly Preston ... Angela Delton
Jeff Portell Jeff Portell ... Charles
Lindsey Haun ... Dixie Leigh Delton
Greg Clarkson Greg Clarkson ... News Anchor (as Greg Clarkston)
Tess Harper ... Dixie Rose Delton
Burt Reynolds ... Jake Delton
Daniel Newman ... Scott
Anna Maria Horsford ... Loretta
Sharon Blackwood ... Emmaline Potsam
Josh Henderson ... Wyatt
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Storyline

A military aircraft crash kills over a dozen Southern soldiers, including several from a small Southern town. The funeral draws several emigrated relatives home. Among them are fading country-singer Bo Price, absent father, and Angela Delton, workaholic 'single' mother of teenager Dixie Leigh, who can only be blackmail-lured along by permission to rejoin her Californian lover Kyle afterward. They're all confronted with each-other, their past and prospects, and bond after Leigh's shameless attitude misleads cocky local rascal Wyatt. Written by KGF Vissers

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Sometimes you have to go back to move forward.

Genres:

Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violent and sexual content, and teen drinking | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel from Montgomery See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$133,784, 10 September 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$252,539
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film debut of country music singer Toby Keith. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Dixie goes to a party, a camera man can be reflected off of the door of the Mustang. See more »

Quotes

Angela Dalton: I came out here to lay down the ground rules. One, don't speak to my parents. Two, don't speak to Dixie. And three, don't speak to me.
Bo Price: Can I pass notes?
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Connections

Referenced in Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Tired
Written by Toby Keith and Chuck Cannon
Performed by Toby Keith
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User Reviews

 
a nice surprise
9 September 2006 | by marytricitySee all my reviews

I am a big Toby Keith fan but have to admit that I didn't have exceedingly high expectations when I went to the premier last week (I've never been overly fond of films that I think of as only show-casing the talents or looks or reputation of a celebrity). I was surprised and happy to be wrong in this instance; I loved the film and felt that it was a solid offering, not only by Toby Keith, but by Kelly Preston and the rest of the cast. The acting was solid and the characters and their relationships were predominantly believable; Burt Reynolds was stellar, especially. The music, too, was a good fit and added to the movie for me. Both my husband (who is not a county music fan) and I thoroughly enjoyed it, and although it definitely is a "chick-flick", I would recommend it to county fans and non-country fans alike.


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