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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Candy (Charlize Theron) and Lonnie Earl (Billy Bob Thornton) are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy (Patrick Swayze) and he's married to Darlene (Natasha Richardson). So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country and headed for some big surprises.

Cast: Billy Bob Thornton , Charlize Theron , Natasha Richardson , Patrick Swayze , Holmes Osborne , Chelcie Ross , Penélope Cruz , Tony Orlando

Director: Jordan Brady

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Miramax Films

Waking Up in Reno (2002)

Release Date: October 25th, 2002|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • 60
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Thornton plays this low-ball farce with deceptive, masterful ease. Appreciate it. show more

  • 38
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Another one of those road comedies where Southern roots are supposed to make boring people seem colorful. If these characters were from Minneapolis or Denver, no way anyone would make a film about them. show more

  • 25
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    Its jokes aren't funny. Its sloppy direction comes courtesy of Jordan Brady, who made "The Third Wheel," another reportedly failed comedy gathering cobwebs at Miramax. show more

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