The Straight Story

Corrected entry: In the scene where Alvin Straight is going to shoot his old lawnmower, you can see he walks outside carrying a double-barrel shotgun. You then hear him take three shots in fairly rapid succession. He could have only fired twice before needing to reload.

Correction: What you hear is two shots and an echo, hence the rapid succession.

Other mistake: In the ending credits of this movie, it says "Cast (in order of appearance)" and the first character to be mentioned is Rose, whereas, in the beginning of the movie, Dorothy is the first one on the screen, and, the first person who talks.

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Alvin: I'd give each one of 'em a stick and, one for each one of 'em, then I'd say, 'You break that.' Course they could real easy. Then I'd say, 'Tie them sticks in a bundle and try to break that.' Course they couldn't. Then I'd say, "That bundle... that's family."

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Trivia: Richard Farnsworth earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal as Alvin Straight. At the age of 79, Farnsworth was at the time the oldest person to be nominated for a Best Actor Oscar.

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