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Rudderless (2014)

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A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

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William H. Macy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miles Heizer ... Josh
Aly Lovelace ... Mary Beth (as Alexandra Lovelace)
Billy Crudup ... Sam
Casey Twenter ... Casey
David A. Flannery ... Jacob Taylor (aka Dorm Dude) (as David Adam Flannery)
Eric Starkey ... Brent
Kenneisha Thompson ... Keri
Ali Meyer Ali Meyer ... Female Newscaster #2
Lance West Lance West ... Male Newscaster #2
Kevin Ogle Kevin Ogle ... Male Newscaster
Linda Cavanaugh Linda Cavanaugh ... Female Newscaster
Jennifer Savidge Jennifer Savidge ... Brent's Wife
Jamie Chung ... Lisa Martin
Felicity Huffman ... Emily
Phil Deberry Phil Deberry ... Favorite Uncle
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Storyline

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The way back begins with a single chord.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Bez kormila See more »

Filming Locations:

Oklahoma, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$37,440, 19 October 2014

Gross USA:

$58,293

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$546,149
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Billy Crudup sings the songs in the movie, and he plays his own guitar. During the filming of Almost Famous (2000), he really took to playing guitar and has played ever since. See more »

Goofs

After Emily leaves Josh's things for Sam and he refuses to take them on his boat, he goes back to the boat and starts eating a sandwich with lettuce. He looks back to Josh's things and when the scene cuts back, there is no lettuce on the sandwich. See more »

Quotes

Alaird: I had to file another complaint about you relieving yourself in the lake. The rules are quite clear.
Sam: Alard, do you realize how many of our conversations are about my penis?
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Soundtracks

Be by You
Written by Minna Biggs & Drava Millvojevic
Performed by HonkyTonkStepChild
Produced by Brad Heinrichs
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A musical feast set against a thought provoking backdrop !!
14 October 2014 | by Sausage1See all my reviews

The music is the masterpiece of this film, set against a deep storyline & with some great performances, it is a very good watch indeed. It's not often a film can leave you confused, on how you should be feeling and reacting to what you are watching, but Rudderless does just that without really trying. You will smile, you will tap your feet, you will probably scratch your head, & you will definitely spend time reflecting on what you have watched, when the credits roll !!

A very good effort.

7/10

Sausage.


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