(DVD - 2014 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.

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After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his estranged son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Getting waylaid in the father's hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father.
Statement of Responsibility: Paramount Vantage presents ; in association with Filmnation Entertainment, Blue Lake Media Fund and Echo Lake Entertainment ; a Bona Fide production ; an Alexander Payne film ; produced by Albert Berger & Ron Yerxa ; written by Bob Nelson ; directed by Alexander Payne
Title: Nebraska
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (114 minutes) :,sound, black & white ;,4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in., rda
digital, optical, stereo, Dolby Digital 3.0, rda
laser optical, NTSC, rda
video file, DVD video, Region 1, rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
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Report This Apr 11, 2014
  • kah_chan rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Oh yeah, Bruce Dern is a total gem here that kept us guessing what his next reaction was to his wife's words. It is funny to watch. His son could use a few smiles because it was so grim to watch. He became pampering to his dad and forgot to enjoy life. It is harsh to the parents and kids when one of the family members is suffering from stubbornness however you will weep when one realizes that the stubbornness was to give a better life to your children and family. I wonder how it feels if the film is in colours ... would it be better?

Report This Apr 08, 2014
  • rudyone rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I agree with some of these comments. Cut everything out and have those two slobs asking how long it took to get here and put it on YouTube. That'll save you about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Seriously, this is a great movie and will remain so for a long time. InstaMovie is not here yet.

Report This Apr 06, 2014
  • toutone rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

The mother reminds me of someone I know. Very funny! I really like Will Forte.

Report This Apr 05, 2014
  • jpozenel rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great humor between the family members. The movie has a very bleak look, but that's life.

Report This Mar 30, 2014
  • Monolith rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very sweet movie about the tolerance and forgiveness of a son for his father's misgivings. It's about unconditional love. If you enjoyed this, you may like the 2005 film, 'The Thing About My Folks', with the late Peter Falk and Paul Reiser. It's in the same vein, about a cranky aged father and his adult son who bond on a road trip.

Report This Mar 30, 2014
  • auntof3sjb rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Beautiful movie. How a child could have that much patience witha father who is not well is absolutely amazing and gorgeous. Very sweet movie. June Squibb is a hoot! Check her out! I can see why Bruce Dern and June Squibb were nominated. June should have won. I think the young son should have been nominated.

Report This Mar 26, 2014
  • Mrs_Gentile rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Darkly funny at times. Great movie.

Report This Mar 23, 2014
  • jfd5 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Very enjoyable movie. Anyone with aging parents will appreciate this one...your situation won't seem as dire!! It's totally black and white, which at first is annoying, and then you realize it only emphasizes the bleakness of the situation.

Report This Mar 18, 2014
  • 1inthemix rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This is a sweet, gentle movie that at it's core is about the relationship between a father and his son. Filled with salt of the earth people; some may find that boring but I was touched by this film and the ending had us in tears; a wonderful story!

Report This Mar 17, 2014
  • pnt60022 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Awful. I was shocked. I even have family in the Great Plains and it was insufferable. Definitely skip it.

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Report This Mar 30, 2014
  • Monolith rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Kate Grant (at the cemetery with her husband Woody and son David): "There's Woody's mother, Sarah. ...She hated me! She wanted him to marry someone who would milk the cows. I said, 'I ain't fiddlin' with no cow titties; I'm a city girl!' ...The Good Lord did not do Sarah any favors in the looks department... More a man's face than a woman's, really..." David Grant: "...How'd she die?" Kate Grant: "Saw herself in the mirror one day..."


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Report This Jan 16, 2014
  • libguy_1 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Nebraska trailer

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