• Get Low (2010)

Get Low

Release Date: July 30th, 2010

DVD Release Date: February 22nd, 2011

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

When much-feared hermit Felix Bush (Robert Duvall) comes to town with a wad of cash and announces his intention to preside over his own funeral, fast-talking mortician Frank Quinn (Bill Murray) smells a big payday in the air. Frank sends his young apprentice, Buddy, to charm Felix and win Felix's business. As the day of the unusual event approaches, Buddy uncovers a long-held secret involving the hermit, a local widow (Sissy Spacek) and an Illinois preacher.

Cast: Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Bill Murray, Lucas Black, Gerald McRaney, Bill Cobbs, Scott Cooper, Lori Beth Sikes

Director: Aaron Schneider

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Zanuck Company, Butcher's Run Films

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Emotional, Quest, Investigation, 1930s, Small town, Mystery, Cheeky, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The results are entertaining -- up to a point. show more

  • 100
    John AndersonWall Street Journal

    Felix (Duvall) simply wants to host his own goodbye, maybe have a band, and the reasons why are the reasons Get Low is essential viewing. That, and the acting. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The period details - the cars, the clothes, the old storefronts along Main Street - are attentively described. But it's Duvall, spooky, sly, and sad, who makes all the props and the plot twists seem real. show more

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Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)