• The Last Ride (2012)

The Last Ride

Release Date: June 29th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

In the days leading up to his untimely death, singer Hank Williams (Henry Thomas) hires a young man to drive him to West Virginia and Ohio for a pair of comeback performances.

Cast: Henry Thomas, Jesse James, Fred Dalton Thompson, Kaley Cuoco, Stephen Tobolowsky, Ray McKinnon, Will Koberg, James Hampton

Director: Harry Thomason

Genres: Historical drama , Biography

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 25
    Chuck BowenSlant Magazine

    A typical wax-museum reproduction of the American South in which every detail is Southern in bold all caps, and not a single scene over the course of the film's 102 minutes rings true. show more

  • 75
    Rex ReedObserver

    It's a fascinating film that I enjoyed thoroughly. show more

  • 70
    Kerry LengelArizona Republic

    Unlike, say, Val Kilmer's Jim Morrison in "The Doors," Thomas makes no attempt to create a convincing facsimile of Hank Williams, which is just as well, since he bears little resemblance to the sinewy singer. show more

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