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Crazy in Alabama

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Crazy in Alabama

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
113 minutes
performer:
Lucas Black, Melanie Griffith, Meat Loaf, Cathy Moriarty, Richard Schiff, Rod Steiger
director:
Antonio Banderas
author:
72028
genre:
Comedy, Mystery and Thriller, Drama

We gave it a D+

In the annals of patronizing movies about the civil rights movement, this has to be the loopiest. Meet Lucille (Melanie Griffith), a housewife who beheads her abusive husband and flees to Los Angeles. Another story line has Lucille’s nephew (Lucas Black) standing up to a bigoted sheriff. Antonio Banderas, making his directorial debut, can’t keep the schizophrenic plot from collapsing into unfortunate camp. D+

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