R| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Cantankerous old buzzard Woody Grant (Bruce Dern) can barely walk down the street of his home in Billings, Mont., without stopping for a drink. So when Woody receives receives a sweepstakes notice in the mail and insists on making a 750-mile trip to Lincoln, Neb., to collect his prize, it falls to baffled son David (Will Forte) to accompany him. During a stop in their Nebraska hometown, word gets out about Woody's fortune, first making him a hero, then later, the target of predatory people.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Nebraska (2013)

Release Date: November 15th, 2013|1 hr. 54 min.

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  • Just try to take your eyes off Dern. In his finest two hours onscreen, he gives a performance worth cheering. There's not an ounce of bullshit in it. Same goes for the movie. show more

  • What's extraordinary is what happens at the intersection of Mr. Payne's impeccable direction and Mr. Nelson's brilliant script. The odyssey combines, quite effortlessly, prickly combat between father and son. show more

  • Nebraska is not a breakneck, screwball farce - although it has its moments, like the comical heist of an air compressor from a farmer's barn. Payne's film is loping. It's deadpan, poignant, absurd. show more

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  • May 31, 2014 tedsamkai
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    BORING. The entire movie (I watched) was in black and white. You couldn't even take any pleasure from the scenery of the boring drive from state to state. It was mostly drive, pee, drive, pee, sleep in motel find crazy dad in a bar. The enthusiastic reviews must be people on crack. Who are these people with rave reviews? This movie was so boring my sleep fell asleep.

  • March 28, 2014 Sir Raymond
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    Loved this movie !!! Simple yet entertaining. One of the best I've seen this yr. Bruce Dern is just fantastic !!

  • March 10, 2014 stewfarm
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    Best movie I have seen in a long time. Reflected real people and real life. For anyone who has experience with the heartland of America, this film and its characters ring true. My only disappointment was with the soundtrack; it only occasionally added to the story. Mostly it was a detraction.


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