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Thunder Road (2018)

A police officer faces a personal meltdown following a divorce and the death of his mother.

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Jim Cummings

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Jim Cummings
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jim Cummings ... Officer Jim Arnaud
Kendal Farr ... Crystal Arnaud
Nican Robinson ... Officer Nate Lewis
Jocelyn DeBoer ... Rosalind Arnaud
Chelsea Edmundson ... Morgan Arnaud
Macon Blair ... Dustin Zahn
Ammie Masterson ... Celia Lewis (as Ammie Leonards)
Bill Wise ... The Captain
Jordan Ray Fox ... Officer Doug
Frank Mosley ... Homeless Man
Jacqueline Doke ... Jocelyn
Chris Doubek ... Guy in a Nice Suit on a Bicycle
Tristan Riggs ... Tony
William Kevin Olliff ... Chris
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marshall Allman ... Phil
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A police officer faces a personal meltdown following a divorce and the death of his mother.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Austin Texas, USA

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$250,000 (estimated)
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2:1
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Made back its $200,000 budget and then some in its first week playing in 67 theaters in France where it was a sleeper hit. See more »

Quotes

Officer Jim Arnaud: Just because somebody leaves... just because somebody chooses to leave, that doesn't mean they didn't want to be here with you. It means they had a hard time with things. It's a lot for some people.
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A bit too much
5 October 2018 | by Sebastien02See all my reviews

Jim is a Texas police officer. Everything is falling apart in his life and his reactions make things worse. He has difficulties connecting with himself and others. Between tragedy and comedy, this feature film addresses the issue of masculine identity: how do you deal with your emotions if you are a sensitive man and if you have always been taught to repress them? Indeed, Jim would like to be as tough as John Wayne's characters, but he is not a hero: he is Jim. He is affected by toxic masculinity and he lacks emotional maturity. It's quite a good movie, with an interesting topic handled in an original way. However, it's a bit excessive. The main character has to endure so many hardships, that it's hard to believe. Moreover, Jim Cummings overacts sometimes.


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