A Prairie Home Companion Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 4701

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 43

Theatrical Release Date: 06/09/2006

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Robert Altman

Actors: Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, John C. Reilly

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/24/2019

The esoteric swan song of Robert Altman, "A Prairie Home Companion" is charming despite feeling like an imitation of the director's previous masterpieces, i.e. "Nashville" and "Short Cuts."

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sapien - wrote on 05/29/2011

I don't remember a whole lot about this movie. I just remember it being a little boring.

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donkeyknight - wrote on 05/02/2011

Altman manages to be old-fashioned and innovative at the same time. The movie itself is a beautiful melody-simple story, great acting, and the catchiest songs (like Bad Jokes) you'll hear all month.

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Altman's joyous swan song

goodfellamike - wrote on 10/28/2008

A wonderful, easygoing little comedy from Robert Altman, whose ever-roving camera and overlapping dialogue fit perfectly amidst the members of a radio performance group on the program's final night on the air. Altman, in all his pleasantries, creates a medley of philosophy, intrigue, pratfalls and some good old fashioned music (mostly sung by the likes of Lily Tomlin, Woody Harrelson, Lindsay Lohan, John C. Reilly and Meryl Streep) in Hollywood karaoke style. Kevin Kline is wildly amusing playing the kind of private detective Humphrey Bogart played in the 1940's, though with more comedic flourish. Garrison Keillor (truly a comic presence) with his suspenders and looking like a giant thumb with his hangdog features, who is the grandmaster of the proceedings (and helmer of the …

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