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Waking Up in Reno

Release Date: October 25th, 2002

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.

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Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Miramax Films

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

  • 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

  • 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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