Honeydripper

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July 8, 2016

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Storyline

1950. Rural Alabama. Cotton harvest. It's a make-or-break weekend for the Honeydripper Lounge and its owner, piano player Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis. Deep in debt to the liquor man, the chicken man, and the landlord, Tyrone is desperate to lure the young cotton pickers and local Army base recruits into his juke joint, away from Touissant's, the rival joint across the way. His plan to hire a guitar legend go awry and Tyrone is forced to take drastic action in a final scheme to save the club. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief violence and some suggestive material | See all certifications »
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Details

Release Date:

9 May 2008 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Бар 'Медонос' See more »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,856 (USA) (28 December 2007)

Gross:

$267,880 (USA) (20 June 2008) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

124 min

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1 See full technical specs »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The principal shooting location was less than 50 yards from Hank Williams's boyhood home. See more »

Goofs

Though set in 1950 the one dollar bills paid to get into the show by patrons are not silver certificates but rather current currency. See more »

Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert & the Movies: Episode dated 5 January 2008 (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

You Got to Choose
Written by John Sayles & Mason Daring
Published by Daring Music
Administered by Universal Music Inc. (ASCAP)
Performed by The New Beginnings Ministry Choir
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