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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.

Director:

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 »

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Trivia

Sam's boat is docked at Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City. However, the band plays in Guthrie Oklahoma, which is approximately 30 miles north. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, there are many banners for the university as well as a gate clearly showing the university is UCO, the University of Central Oklahoma. Moments later during the news scenes, the university is called Central Plains State University. See more »

Quotes

Josh: What ever happened to free choice?
Sam: That's a myth.
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Soundtracks

Whore in the Morning
Written by Kate Micucci
Performed by Kate Micucci
Produced by SolidState
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User Reviews

 
A touchy, emotional and a musical trio
15 October 2014 | by hunzaboySee all my reviews

Rudderless is one of those kind of movies which keep you seeing till the last second and don't want to end.

The movie has really good songs and a heartbreaking story. It one of those movies which make you think about the things that happen in your life in one way or the other and you don't want to look at them .But deep in your heart you always feels the guilt and struggle to change.

Billy Crudup gives one of his best performances as an actor and a singer. Anton Yelchin is a hidden singer. I thought there was a playback singer but all the songs were original and fresh and sung by the actors.

A must watch for all the movie lovers :)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Rudderless 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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