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Cadillac Ranch

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Led by The Ballad of Little Jo‘s toothy Suzy Amis, three tangy sisters with salon facials and Daisy Mae short-shorts traverse Texas in pursuit of their jailbird father’s hidden loot. But the treasure here is elusive. Juggling casual crime, overly dramatic sisterly discussions, and harmonicas aplenty, Cadillac Ranch wishes it were a tender variation on the angry chick flick. But since the heroines are forever pining for Daddy, fleeing from a nudie-club owner (Christopher Lloyd, channeling Judge Doom), and requiring rescue from an improbably hunky, Tennyson-quoting gas station attendant, any promise of female empowerment finally gets lost on the range. C-

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