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Coastlines (2002)

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An ex-con returns to his Florida hometown after three years and becomes involved with the wife of his best friend, the local Sheriff.

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Victor Nunez

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Victor Nunez
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Olyphant ... Sonny Mann
Josh Brolin ... Dave Lockhart
Sarah Wynter ... Ann Lockhart
Scott Wilson ... Pa Mann
Angela Bettis ... Effie Bender
Josh Lucas ... Eddie Vance
Robert Wisdom ... Bob Johnson
Daniel von Bargen ... Sheriff Tate
Blake Lindsley ... Redhead in Bar
Robert Glaudini ... Henry
Edwin Hodge ... Roy
Abigail Mavity ... Rachel Lockhart
Caity Elizabeth Caity Elizabeth ... Trish Lockhart
Steven Gilborn ... Doctor
Karen S. Gregan Karen S. Gregan ... Lady in Red
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Storyline

After serving time in prison, Sonny returns to his coastal Florida hometown, where life and the residents haven't changed much, including the local crime boss, Vance, who owes Sonny some money. When Sonny goes to collect, he gets beaten up, then his house is blown up and his father is killed. Sonny, while seeking revenge against Vance and his crime gang, moves into the home of his old friend Dave, the local sheriff, and his nurse wife Ann, and their two children. Soon, a romance forms between the grieving Sonny and Ann. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexuality and brief language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hors limites See more »

Filming Locations:

Carrabelle, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$736, 4 June 2006

Gross USA:

$7,883

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,883
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was shown at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, but it was not actually released until four years later because it could not find a distributor. See more »

Goofs

Dave makes a point of unloading his gun by locking the slide back and removing the magazine when he gets home from work. You can see when he does this that the gun was never loaded to start with. See more »

Quotes

Pa Mann: Ain't you out too soon?
Sonny Mann: It was too crowded. They had to let someone go. I was picked.
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Could have been so much better
20 October 2017 | by spitfire1210See all my reviews

The dangers of having a narcissistic love one in your life are dramatically portrayed in Coastlines. Be it a relative or a close friend, having a totally self absorbs person close to you (or your family) can be devastating beyond belief.  Sonny's exploitation of Dave and Ann's relationship problems for his own gain coupled with zero sense of how destructive his actions will be to Dave, Ann and the children clearly show how "having" the wrong people around you or your family can ruin your lifes. The movie did a great job portraying this. Dave's decision to bring a "bad apple" like Sonny into his family was a dangerous decision that he even repeats at the end of the movie. Having sex over and over and over with Sonny showed Ann's desperation to escape the sacrifices of being a good parent and spouse. Leaving the "real' life one is in for a criminal with sweet talk and looks demonstrated how short sighted Ann really was. With hotter and more involved sex scenes and a better ending (maybe one where Dave forgives Sonny but has Sonny leave town forever) would have made this movie more enjoyable to watch and more believable. Bringing your best friend who's life is a mess and is banging your wife back home with open arms is not believable. Nice try but came up short in believability.


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