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Straight Talk
Straight Talk
Actors: Dolly Parton, James Woods, Griffin Dunne, Michael Madsen, Deirdre O'Connell
Director: Barnet Kellman
Genres: Comedy, Drama
PG     2003     1hr 31min

When down-on-her-luck country girl Shirlee Kenyon (Dolly Parton, STEEL MAGNOLIAS) walks through the wrong door at the right time, she accidentally becomes Chicago's newest talk-radio celebrity and turns the Windy City's ho...  more »

     

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Actors: Dolly Parton, James Woods, Griffin Dunne, Michael Madsen, Deirdre O'Connell
Director: Barnet Kellman
Creators: Carol Baum, Fred Berner, Howard Rosenman, Lynn Hendee, Robert Chartoff, Craig Bolotin, Patricia Resnick
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Sub-Genres: Comedy, Drama
Studio: WALT DISNEY VIDEO
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 05/06/2003
Original Release Date: 04/03/1992
Theatrical Release Date: 04/03/1992
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 31min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Pete L. (PeteL) from MELBOURNE, FL
Reviewed on 6/11/2011...
Actually, the DVD itself doesn't have any features and is in a fullscreen presentation. The movie has its moments but the movie itself is for any Dolly Parton fan.

Movie Reviews

Excellent movie, but DRAB DVD package :(
Mr. Stanley M. Schmidt | Rockford, IL | 08/12/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)

"If you've seen Straight Talk, you're no doubt a fan. This light-hearted movie is such a pick-me-up! I just love finding a movie I can watch several times and still laugh out loud!! I just love the scene where she loses her $20 bill on the bridge and James Woods comes to the "rescue"! The soundtrack is even good with songs written and performed by Dolly. The DVD falls short though. No extras, no inner liner notes and it's ONLY available in full screen - YUCK!! Hollywood Pictures Home Entertainment should be ashamed of themselves for putting out such a poor product. Maybe this film wasn't a total blockbuster, but it sure deserved a better presentation than what it got.Movie *****
DVD **
Overall ****"
Good.... But No Extras!
P. J Parrish | Columbus Ohio | 11/20/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I loved this movie! Shirlee Kenyon was a down on her luck country girl, when a mistake turns her into a big time radio doctor. I thought that her boss was kind of an a hole... He goes by the impression that people who have been married 3 times are losers, or those that have something real to say, He would write them off as losers.. This film shows off Dolly's spicy side of things! She had quite a few one lines... "I am like a one legged man in a butt kickin' contest!' Plus you get to see an early appearance of Terri Hatcher! (Lois & Clark The New Adventures of Superman)I would like to have seen the trailer. as well as the music videos and even a commentary would have been nice... Aside from that, I still love the film...."
Best Dolly film ever!
Dallas | Pigeon Forge, Tn | 07/17/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Yes, It's true. I am a diehard Dolly Parton fan, but if I wasn't I would still love this movie. Dolly's natural charm and humor comes to play in this rags-to-riches type of story. This is a must see!! Dolly is hilarious. This movie is a five star plus. You definitely won't regret seeing this. I don't care what the critics say. By far my favorite movie ever!"