PG-13 | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.
A theatre marquee in the background of one town shot shows Lawrence of Arabia (1962) playing. Viggo Mortensen starred in Hidalgo (2004) alongside Omar Sharif, one of Lawrence of Arabia's stars.
He had a great job at the Sanitation Department. You shouldn't have punched out the foreman.
Tony Lip: He shouldn't have woke me up!
When they were stopped in the snowstorm, the back window was clean in the long shots, but full of snow when shown from inside the car.
Real-life photos of Dr. Donald Shirley and Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga, and a few insights into their life after the events in the movie, are shown before the credits roll.
English, Italian, Russian, German
$320,429 (USA) (18 November 2018)
$85,037,641 (USA) (24 April 2019)