Nebraska Movie Poster
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Tomatometer 91% Audience Score 83%

In theatres:
  • November 22, 2013 - November 22, 2013 - Toronto<br />Nov 29 - Montreal, Vancouver<br />Dec 13 - Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria<br />Dec 20 - Ottawa, Winnipeg
On DVD: February 25, 2014
Running time: 1h 50m
Genre: Drama

Woody (Bruce Dern), an aging alcoholic, wants to go to Lincoln, Nebraska after getting a sweepstakes letter in the mail that says he's won a Mega Sweepstakes $1 million prize. Despite suffering from confusion at his advanced age, he continues to walk in the direction of Lincoln, determined to get his money.

When his son David (Will Forte) sees the letter, he realizes it's a scam to get people to buy magazine subscriptions, but his father is so insistent about going to claim his money that David finally decides takes him on a road trip from Montana to Nebraska, much to his mother's (June Squibb) dismay.

Along the way, they make a stop in Woody's home town where they meet up with his crooked ex-business partner, his wacky and greedy relatives and other assorted small town folks who show David a side of his father that he never knew.

Director: Alexander Payne
Studio: Paramount Vantage
Producer(s): Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa
Cast: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach, June Squibb
Writer(s): Bob Nelson
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