Waking Up in Reno movie
  • It had a stellar cast, but for some reason, there were an abundance of problems that kept the movie from being released


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      Waking Up in Reno is a quirky movie that was released in 2002 after a long and oft-postponed opening. This is another movie that surprised me with all the difficulties of being released. It had a stellar cast, but for some

      reason, there were an abundance of problems that kept the movie from being released. The prevalent belief was that it had to do with internal politics between the studio and star Billy Bob Thornton. It’s unfortunate that the other stars got caught up in that mess.

      Patrick Swayze, Cherlize Theron, and Natasha Richardson complete the four-pack of talent who appear in Waking Up in Reno. Swayze is paired with Theron, while Richardson is teamed with Thornton. The two pairs are best friends who ...


      • Waking Up in Reno movie
      go on a road trip together. Problems start when Theron turns up pregnant and it comes out that Swayze can’t have kids, causing Thornton to reveal by accident that he and Theron had slept together.

      Waking Up in Reno is full of humor

      and drama both. Richardson, in particular, gives a great performance. Swayze is great as the country bumpkin hick character, which was a first for him.

      There’s a bit too much swearing in it for me, but other than that, it’s a fun movie with a cool ending.


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