Telling Lies in America (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Music


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Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a boy in school who has moved from Hungary to America in the 1960s. He is struggling in school and trying to adjust to America's culture. He then hears about a radio...See full summary »


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  • Brad Renfro in Telling Lies in America (1997)
  • Kevin Bacon and Brad Renfro in Telling Lies in America (1997)
  • Kevin Bacon and Brad Renfro in Telling Lies in America (1997)
  • Kevin Bacon in Telling Lies in America (1997)
  • Kevin Bacon in Telling Lies in America (1997)

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Trivia

According to Joe Eszterhas in his book "Hollywood Animal", he wrote the script for this film in the early eighties and spent years trying to sell it. Then his wife read it and suggested that he should increase the role of Karchy's father, who was "too much in ... ...


Quotes

Karchy Jonas: Sure, lots of times.


Goofs

About two-thirds through the movie, when Karchy picks his girlfriend up at the store after (her) work, they walk down a handicap wheelchair ramp which didn't exist in the 1960's.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | Music

Details

Release Date:

15 October 1997

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,470 (USA) (19 October 1997)

Gross:

$252,318 (USA) (16 November 1997)

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