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Buster's Mal Heart (2017)

Unrated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 23 May 2017 (USA)
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A family man's chance encounter with a conspiracy-obsessed drifter leaves him on the run from the police and an impending event known as the Inversion.

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Sarah Adina Smith
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rami Malek ... Buster
DJ Qualls ... The Last Free Man
Kate Lyn Sheil ... Marty
Sukha Belle Potter Sukha Belle Potter ... Roxy
Toby Huss ... Deputy Winston
Lin Shaye ... Pauline
Mark Kelly ... Oscar
Bruce Bundy ... Ranger Meg
Teresa Yenque ... Adelita
Jared Larson Jared Larson ... Dale
Sandra Ellis Lafferty ... Mrs. Bowery
Nicholas Pryor ... Mr. Bowery
R.J. Burns R.J. Burns ... Ryan (as RJ Burns)
Gabriel Clark Gabriel Clark ... Bill Western
Lily Gladstone ... Morning Shift Concierge
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Storyline

The film follows a mountain man on the run from authorities who survives the winter by breaking into empty vacation homes. He's haunted by a recurring dream of being lost at sea and constantly has flashbacks of his former life of a family man.

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The Inversion is Coming


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Trivia

Rami Malek had signed on to this film before he was cast in "Mr. Robot". See more »

Goofs

Jonah tells the stranger that all the hotel's rooms are non-smoking, and that he has to have a credit card to book a room. In the mid-1990s, when the film is set, most hotels (especially in small towns) still had both smoking and non-smoking rooms. Also at that time, most smaller hotels would accept cash without a credit card. See more »

Quotes

Buster: [In Spanish] It was a cosmic mistake... that we got this far.
Buster: [aside] One of us is a coward. I don't think it's me.
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Soundtracks

He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Arranged and Recorded by Ellen Reid
Featuring members of the Trinity Youth Chorus
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I'm confused. But I liked it.
22 December 2018 | by ginnafranklinSee all my reviews

I only have a vague idea of what I just watched, but whatever it was was extremely well done. Sarah Adina Smith definitely has a brain 4 times the size of mine.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

23 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buster's Mal Heart See more »

Filming Locations:

Kalispell, Montana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,137, 30 April 2017

Gross USA:

$73,121

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$73,121
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2.35 : 1
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