The Open Road

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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Tomatometer 29% Audience Score 25%

On DVD: November 24, 2009
Genre: Comedy, Drama

Minor leaguer Carlton Garret (Justin Timberlake) takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garret (Jeff Bridges) when Carlton's mother (Mary Steenburgen) becomes sick. Knowing his charming yet painfully immature dad's likelihood to disappoint, Carlton enlists his on-again-off-again girlfriend Lucy (Kate Mara) for emotional support. Once reunited, Carlton struggles to deal with the series of misadventures caused by his father's antics, including missed flights, car trouble and bathroom brawls. Years of miscommunication, frustration and comically awkward attempts at bonding come to a head as the mismatched trio make their way from Ohio back home to Houston to reunite the family.

Director: Michael Meredith
Studio: Maple Pictures
Producer(s): Charlie Mason, Jordan Foley, Justin Moore-Lewy, Laurie Foxx, Michael Meredith
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Justin Timberlake, Kate Mara, Mary Steenburgen, Harry Dean Stanton
Writer(s): Michael Meredity
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