The Last Picture Show (1971)

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Poster for the movie "The Last Picture Show"

The Last Picture Show (1971)

R 119 min - Drama - 3 October 1971

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating local beauty, Jacy, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife, Ruth. As graduation nears, both boys contemplate their futures. While Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business, each boy struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.

Director:  Peter Bogdanovich
Director of Photography:  Robert Surtees

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Storyline

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating local beauty, Jacy, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife, Ruth. As graduation nears, both boys contemplate their futures. While Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business, each boy struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.


Collections: Peter Bogdanovich

Tagline: Anarene, Texas, 1951. Nothing much has changed…

Genres: Drama

Details

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Language:  English
Release Date:  3 October 1971

Box Office

Budget:  $1,300,000
Revenue:  $29,133,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  BBS Productions, Columbia Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 59 min

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