Get Low

Get Low

DVD - 2011
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Felix Bush, a Tennessee hermit, is either feared or hated by most of the people that live in the town. One day, he gets the idea to throw one big bash before he kicks the bucket. While he is still alive and kickin' he plans his very own rollicking funeral party.


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Jul 30, 2018

This movie escaped my notice until now (2018)--almost ten years later. Doesn't matter: timeless.

Glad I found it. It would have been an "ok" movie, but the performances by a number of seasoned, gifted performers makes it even better.

Simple story--bit of a mystery, revealed at the end--simply told. Nicely understated--a welcome change from fast cuts and loud action.

Great work by all concerned--Murray, Spacek, Duvall and relative newcomer Kevin Black as the young husband, father and funeral parlour employee about to learn a whole lot of lessons about life--while in the business of death. So we learn right along with him.

Jun 11, 2018

Great movie with first class actors!

May 23, 2018

Rated 5/10. Very average. I didn't find the storyline very appealing, nor the characters. If I don't care for the plot, I'm not much concerned about the acting.

You don't get to find out until the very end, as to what happened at the beginning of the movie.

Nov 27, 2017

Excellent movie! First rate actors and great acting. Complex story about love, loss, secrets and forgiveness. Set in the deep south, early in the 20th century. (I can't remember if the year was mentioned). I loved the old patchwork quilts, the old town, the vintage cars, costumes, Sissy Spacek's hats. Based on a true story. I enjoy watching the commentary and interviews at the end of a film. Definitely recommend this movie!

Jun 08, 2017

Great acting by Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, And Sissy Spacek. Interesting comedy about life.

Oct 04, 2015

Excellent. This is my 2nd viewing in past years. Bill Murray and Robert Duvall, Lucas Black perfect in their roles. Some interesting comments in bonus features. Bill Cobbs as a reverend great too.~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

JCLJanineM Sep 10, 2015

Excellent film with a superb cast. While it has humorous moments, there is a serious narrative as well. Don't miss this one.

Mar 29, 2014

Sweet, thoughtful and superbly acted. For a simple story it had plenty of twists to hold my interest. I agree this should have received way more interest when it was released.

Jan 08, 2014

Excellent film, should have gotten much more attention. Duvall is superb in his role, as are the other big and small names in this movie. I may have to buy it for my own shelves!

Dec 31, 2013

This was funny and sad, angry and honest. A great thinking film for adults to promote conversation. The cast is amazing. And watch the special features. The interaction between Sissy, Bill and Bobby in an on stage preview is wonderful fun.

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Dec 31, 2013

beckythecat1 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

Algonquin_Lisa Apr 26, 2011

Algonquin_Lisa thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over


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Feb 28, 2012

Felix Bush: "There's alive and there's dead and there's a worse place in between that I hope you never know nothin' about."

Feb 28, 2012

Frank Quinn: "I sold twenty six of the ugliest cars ever made one December in Chicago, with the wind blowin' so hard up my ass I was fartin' snowflakes in July..."


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Algonquin_Lisa Apr 26, 2011

Coarse Language: There's quite a bit of coarse language, but no violence or sexual situations. Definitely suitable for teens if the language isn't an issue. Don't recall any "f" bombs dropped. The worst I remember is son of a b____.


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