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Release Date: October 17th, 2014

DVD Release Date: January 20th, 2015

R|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
After a grieving father finds a box of demo tapes made by his now-dead son, he forms a band in hope of finding some peace.

Cast: Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Felicity Huffman, Jamie Chung, Selena Gomez, Laurence Fishburne, William H. Macy, Kate Micucci

Director: William Macy

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Dog Pond Films, Unified Pictures

Distributors: Samuel Goldwyn Company

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  • Though some plot elements are pushily therapeutic, they're offset by others whose novelty distinguishes Rudderless from movies of its sort. show more

  • Regardless of Crudup’s ranking as a box-office draw, he’s every inch the movie star in Rudderless, a rather strange but engrossing film with one of the more jarring twists of any film in recent memory. show more

  • What makes this movie work is the charisma of Crudup and that Macy and Co. don’t dwell on the events that led up to the shooting. Rather, they use the son’s death as a launching for Sam’s journey into accepting the loss and getting on with his life. show more

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