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Counting for Thunder (2017)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 21 May 2017 (USA)
An actor unlucky in work, money and love goes back home to the deep south to help out during a family crisis and is inspired to find his true voice as his mother is finally finding hers.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Phillip Irwin Cooper ... Phillip Stalworth
Mariette Hartley ... Tina Stalworth
John Heard ... Garrett Stalworth
Peter Stebbings ... Joe Tischman
Alison Elliott ... Sis Stalworth
Erica Shaffer ... Caroline
Valeri Ross ... Abbe-Gail
Stephanie Ittleson Stephanie Ittleson ... Patience
Scott Anthony Leet ... Billy Wade
David Schroeder ... Hank
René Ashton ... Frances
Myles Cranford ... Brother Peter
Callum Joyce ... Young Phillip
Sara Najm Sara Najm ... Young Sis
Justine Hartley Justine Hartley ... Young Tina


Counting for Thunder follows in the tradition of other films developed from one-man shows like Sling Blade and My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Counting for Thunder is inspired by the three years when Phillip Irwin Cooper, unlucky in work, money and love, went home to the Gulf Coast of Alabama to help out with a family crisis. Working through his past with his complicated family, some old high school chums, and the desperate and hilarious southern characters who grace his hometown, Phillip ultimately finds his own voice as his mother is regaining hers for possibly the last time.

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Great film
21 September 2019 | by perry-48-911420See all my reviews

Loved the dialogue in the film and the family dynamics. Great acting and humor.

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Release Date:

21 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Stereo



Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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