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Desert Blue (1998)

R | | Drama | 18 June 1999 (USA)
An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay ... See full summary »

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An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay on the map. They end up staying longer than expected because of an accident that spilled an unknown cola ingredient all over the highway. They spend the next few days with the various residents of the town which include a teenage girl who loves to blow things up and a boy trying to keep alive his fathers dream of building a beachside resort in the middle of the desert. Written by Gregory Paris <gparis@frontiernet.net>

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Rated R for strong language and some teen alcohol abuse | See all certifications »
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18 June 1999 (USA)  »

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A világ legnagyobb tölcsére  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,092 (USA) (4 June 1999)

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$99,147 (USA) (13 August 1999)
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The city of Goldfield, Nevada had more snow during the four weeks of production than it had in the preceding thirty years. See more »

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[first lines]
Cale: Come on Blue, it's easy money. Billy said 10 bucks an hour, man. That's some cash. The way I figure it, we can make at least a hundred bucks a day fixin' up the motel.
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References To Sir, with Love (1967) See more »

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A great original!!!
10 April 1999 | by (Santa Barbara, CA) – See all my reviews

Wow. What a great film. The acting is awesome. The story is original but familiar enough for you to become invested in. The characters are original and quirky in a very real way. The best thing is that, as a teen, I never felt insulted by what I was seeing. Of course, I am not like these people, but I definitely can relate to them and can say I know a few like them. A believable, intriguing film that is both very funny and very dramatic. Go see it.


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