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Lone Star State of Mind (Bilingual)
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Joshua Jackson (The Skulls, TV's "Dawson's Creek") and Jaime King (Pearl Harbor) star in a hysterically rowdy look at small-town life and big-time trouble... deep in the heart of Texas. Also starringDJ Qualls (The New Guy, Road Trip), Matthew Davis (Blue Crush), Ryan Hurst (We Were Soldiers, Remember the Titans) and recording artist John Mellencamp (Falling From Grace). With a couple grand in the bank and a dream in their hearts, Earl Crest (Jackson) and his girlfriend Baby (King) plan their escape to Los Angeles from their hometown of Bennett, Texas. But a dim-witted cousin (Qualls), an ex-con and an angry drug lord threaten to derail their plans. Now, with just 48 hours to straighten things out, Earl finds himself in the middle of a mess - bigger than the entire state of Texas!
Joshua Jackson of Dawson's Creek and ex-model Jamie (formerly James, Pearl Harbor) King are (Lone) star-crossed lovers in this broad rural romantic comedy. Despite the fact that they've recently become step-siblings, Jackson and King are in love and want to flee their small Texas hometown for Hollywood. A kink in their plan arises in the low-wattage form of King's cousin (DJ Qualls), who lands in hot water with the local mob after robbing a drug dealer. Jackson must now make things right with a host of unsavory criminal types and get King to Tinseltown. Jackson is personable as the reluctant hero, and King is easy on the eyes, but the rest of the cast (which includes Matt Davis, Thomas Haden Church, and John Mellencamp) mugs furiously, and the script rarely aims any higher than poking fun at Southwestern stereotypes. --Paul Gaita
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it IS a chick flick but guys... if you watch it with your girl... it's a great movie bc it is hialrious and will have you busting up laughing eventhough you may find it a little too girlie at times...
Rating: ** (not the worst, but not good)
This movie was a little shy of average. It certainly had it's moments though, one being Jamie King's portrayal of the lead female character, Baby. She shined as both the sensitive and driven young waif. As well as showing the flashes of anger that result if you cross her or her loved ones. Joshua Jackson did a fine job as the lead male character of Earl.
In a nutshell, Earl and Baby are planning on moving from small town Texas to big L.A. when all hell breaks loose around them. Nutty relatives, drug dealers, two-bit criminals and stupid folks abound. Through it all Earl, the normal one, and Baby, the sexy one, keep plugging away trying to move forward in their lives and help the ones they love.
Although it had a lot of cliches and was at times stupid there are worse ways to spend an evening than watching this movie. Jamie Kind is the one that kept this movie from a one star rating (don't bother). If you rent it, it should be for her performance alone.
Most recent customer reviews
This was just about the funniest movie I have ever seen. I have watched it about eight or nine times now, and I am still not tired of it. Read morePublished on June 18 2005
THIS WAS THE BEST MOVIE EVER!! YOU LAUGH ALL THE WAY THRO BUT IT AND ENJOY!!Published on July 7 2004
It had me laughing from the beginning to the end. They could have selected any better actors to fit the parts than what they did. Junior and Tinker were the best.Published on July 4 2004
But from then on, the movie gets dull when it is about James King or Joshua Jackson's characters, although they do try to hold the laughs, they simply do not have very good comic... Read morePublished on June 9 2004 by E. Ellis
Forget what the so-called "pros" rated or rather under-rated this movie. It's a really funny movie. Read morePublished on Dec 18 2003 by april
Forget what the so-called "pros" rated or rather under rated this movie. It's great movie! I laughed the whole time and it was $$ well spent. Read morePublished on Dec 17 2003 by april
This movie is very under rated. This movie is absolutley hillarious! Tinker & Junior kept me laughing the entire time. The maxi pad scene at the beginning is my favorite part. Read morePublished on Dec 4 2003
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