• At Any Price (2013)

At Any Price

Release Date: April 24th, 2013

DVD Release Date: August 27th, 2013

R |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

An ambitious Iowa seed farmer (Dennis Quaid) tries to get his resentful son (Zac Efron) interested in the family business, but the young man would rather pursue a career in auto racing.

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens, Heather Graham, Clancy Brown, Chelcie Ross, Red West, Maika Monroe

Director: Ramin Bahrani

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Noruz Films, Killer Films, Black Bear Pictures, Tree House Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Here's another film, along with "Mud," that's in the American grain, but a genetically conditioned grain of unforgiving fathers and overweening ambition. It's powerful stuff. show more

  • 55
    William GossFilm.com

    Subtlety is hardly at home here, with Quaid’s especially earnest performance a well-suited mask for Henry’s desperation that nonetheless amplifies the phoniness of the entire enterprise. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    While the drama comes up a little short in emotional payoff, this is a thoughtful, nuanced film that vividly evokes life in a Midwestern community in which business often trumps friendship. It offers a rueful snapshot of the changing face of a quintessential element of American life. show more

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