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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

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The way back begins with a single chord.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Nicole Fancher was considered for the role of Mary Beth. 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

Hold On
Written by Simon Steadman and Charlton Pettus
Performed by Ben Limpic and Selena Gomez
Produced by SolidState
Courtesy of Nakatomi Plaza Publishing/Margerine Music (ASCAP)
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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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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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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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