Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 71%
TMDB Rating 6.3
IMDB Rating 7
RottenTomatoes Rating 73%

Financials

Revenue: $0

Budget: $0

Profit: - $0


Movie Details

Tag Line: With family, everything is relative.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Mar 29, 1996

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 1h 49m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: United Artists


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Synopsis

Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining he's not her natural son, but the son of a Black woman who died in childbirth; plus, he has a half brother Ray, in Chicago, she wants him to visit. Earl makes the trip, initially receiving a cold welcome from Ray and Ray's son, Virgil. His birth mother's sister, Aunt T., an aged and blind matriarch, takes Earl in tow and insists that the family open up to him.


Main Cast

Robert Duvall

Robert Duvall

Earl Pilcher Jr.

Age : 89 | Popularity : 21%

James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones

Ray Murdock

Age : 89 | Popularity : 24%

Michael Beach

Michael Beach

Virgil

Age : 56 | Popularity : 16%

Irma P. Hall

Irma P. Hall

Aunt T.

Age : 84 | Popularity : 6%

Grace Zabriskie

Grace Zabriskie

Ruby

Age : 79 | Popularity : 10%

Regina Taylor

Regina Taylor

Ann

Age : 59 | Popularity : 8%

David Keith

David Keith

Sonny

Age : 66 | Popularity : 10%

Jacqueline Williams

Jacqueline Williams

Woman at Hospital

Age : N/A | Popularity : 8%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Producer
Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
Randa Haines
Randa Haines
Todd Black
Todd Black
Casting
Victoria Thomas
Victoria Thomas
Executive Producer
Michael Hausman
Michael Hausman
Associate Producer
Scott Ferguson
Scott Ferguson
Art Production Design
Linda DeScenna
Linda DeScenna
Art Direction
James Nedza
James Nedza
Set Decoration
Ric McElvin
Ric McElvin
Writing Writer
Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton
Tom Epperson
Tom Epperson
Editing Editor
Mark Warner
Mark Warner
Camera Director of Photography
Fred Murphy
Fred Murphy
Dolly Grip
John S. Robertson
John S. Robertson
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Joe I. Tompkins
Joe I. Tompkins
Directing Director
Richard Pearce
Richard Pearce
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