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Doonby (2013)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery | 27 March 2015 (Poland)
Sam Doonby, a no-good drifter, enters a small town in Texas. His sudden arrival is met with suspicion, jealousy, and intrigue. His departure is just as sudden, and then the town realizes how one person's presence can matter.

Director:

Peter Mackenzie

Writer:

Peter Mackenzie
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Schneider ... Sam Doonby
Ernie Hudson ... Leroy
Jenn Gotzon ... Laura Reaper
Robert Davi ... Sheriff Woodley
Joe Estevez ... Cyrus
Jennifer O'Neill ... Barbara Ann
Will Wallace ... Tony
Erin Way ... Lucy Mae
Brandi Blevins Brandi Blevins ... Jolene
Cassandra L. Small ... Rose
Jeff Fenter Jeff Fenter ... Brad
Jolyn Janis ... Lisa
Tom Lagleder ... Justin
Liz Waters ... Jessica Gordon (as Lizabeth Waters)
Matthew Tompkins ... Charlie
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Storyline

A drifter arrives at a small town, and due to his friendly demeanor is quickly able to find a job, a place to lay his head, and begins to have a positive effect to everyone he meets. But there is obviously something curious with his arrival, and some residents notice unusual events start to occur coinciding with his appearance. The ending is unexpected. It is a story about the value and effect that a single person can have upon those around them.

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Taglines:

Who is this mysterious drifter... the man from nowhere

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Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual content and thematic elements

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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Cheers to the chickens" was an impromptu line by actress Jenn Gotzon. The line has since stuck as movie quote favorite. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Woodley: You gotta tell me what you use for aftershave, 'cuz every woman in this town seems to have the hots for you.
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Connections

References Thelma & Louise (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Nashville
Performed by George Mills and Friends
Music and lyrics by George Mills
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Where we are as humans
11 November 2017 | by multiherbSee all my reviews

I admired all the characters in this movie. Love the music and the path of a moment in life.

After reading all the comments I see no one hit the mark. If we could only get away from all this nonsense that means so little we would get the point of the movie.

That point is simple. THINK of where we as humans are and figure out how to make it better.


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Language:

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Release Date:

27 March 2015 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Doonby: Todos Tem o Direito de Viver See more »

Filming Locations:

McDade, Texas, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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