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Take Me Home (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 4 October 2013 (Turkey)
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Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.

Director:

Sam Jaeger

Writer:

Sam Jaeger
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amber Jaeger Amber Jaeger ... Claire
Sam Jaeger ... Thom
Victor Garber ... Arnold
Cristine Rose ... Lynnette
Lin Shaye ... Jill
Bree Turner ... Eve
Brennan Elliott ... Eric
Michelle Krusiec ... Suzanne
Eli Goodman ... Alan
Amanda Lund ... Candy
Avner Garbi Avner Garbi ... Dave
Dennis Romer Dennis Romer ... Keppel
Frieda Jane ... Secretary
Ed Vaughan ... Motel Clerk
Doreen Dunn Doreen Dunn ... Hotel Front Desk Clerk
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Storyline

In New York City, Thom is broke and jobless, illegally working as a taxi driver just to make some quick cash to try and pay his rent. Claire is a successful business-woman, but personally she's in shambles trying to recover from a bump in her marriage and then comes the phone call that her distant father is in the hospital. Not knowing what to do, Claire hops in Thom's cab and orders him to just drive. And so he does. The duo find themselves in Pennsylvania and make the rash decision to drive across the country. On the road to California, there are many detours, as the obstacles and secrets force them to learn about themselves and each other. Written by napierslogs

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 2013 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Askin Yolu See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$379, 13 April 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$15,374, 3 June 2012
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(theatrical)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The parking lot where they spend the night in the cab is located in Westerville, OH. Raisin Rack is a natural, health food store located there. See more »

Goofs

During the road trip, the St. Louis Arch is shown indicating they were traveling through St. Louis. A few scenes later, they begin earning money working as cab drivers. An airport sign said Rickenbacker Airport. This is in Columbus, Ohio which would have been traveled through several hours before St. Louis. See more »

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[first lines]
Thom: Actually, sir, if you could just take a look now, I'd really appreciate it. There's this issue with my landlord. He's kind of on my back. So if you could just, please - please - thank you.
Alan: Not bad, nice work, good job. Thanks for coming in.
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The producers wish to thank ... Officer Dubois. See more »

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Immune to Love
Written by Leonard Raymond Gehl Sr.
Performed by Johnny Udell
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Good indie movie
21 May 2012 | by Sub_CaptainSee all my reviews

Having recently finished a long road trip adventure by myself, it is great to see a movie about two 'misfit' people driving across America by pure coincidence.

There are great chemistry between the two leads, who are actually married in real life, and that brings a bit of authenticity into the movie. The script is well-written and some of the scenery are breath-taking similar to what you would expect from a long road trip across a continent. I like the wickedness in some of the dialog. I also like the fact that all famous actors/actresses keep their fame within their parts and didn't attempt to steal the thunder from the leads.

Overall 8/10

P.S: Most guys would probably find this movie boring...


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