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Traveller (1997)

A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an ... See full summary »

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Jean
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Double D
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Boss Jack Costello
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Kate (as Nikki DeLoach)
Michael Shaner ...
Lip
Vincent Chase ...
Bimbo
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Shane (as Danielle Wiener)
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Farmer
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Bokky's Grandmother (as Jean Howard)
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Pincher
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Farmer's Son
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Boss Jack's Wife
John Bennes ...
Hearse Driver
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Storyline

A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an apprentice. Pat learns the game while Bokky falls in love and desires a different life. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Swindlers. Scammers. Con-men. As American as apple-pie.

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Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az átverés mesterei  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,855, 20 April 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$500,649, 30 May 1997
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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In Jim McGlynn's original Nicoll Fellowship-winning screenplay, Pat died in Bokky's arms while convincing him, in his broken gypsy dialect, not to leave the traveller family. The ending was re-written on-location at the behest of Bill Paxton and Jack Green. See more »

Goofs

At the convenience store, where Pat attempts his first con, the camera and a few crewmembers are reflected in the van that drives in front of the camera. See more »

Quotes

Kate: Looking for something?
Pat: Shit! I thought you were your father.
Kate: Well, you better be glad I'm not.
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Soundtracks

Corporate Dick
Written by Torrell Ruffin and J.J. Brown
Performed by Civil Rite
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If you're interested in the Travelers...
7 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

...you'll do far better enjoying Guy Ritchie's "Snatch" in which Brad Pitt's Mickey brings that entire Celtic sub-culture to near preternatural perfection. It's also a much better movie. I feel that Traveler wastes so much of its potential impact with lame ripoff schemes and a confusing sense of who and what the Travelers actually are. Also, setting it in America is like setting a movie about Eskimo life (not that I'm comparing Travelers to Alaskan natives by any means) in New Orleans.

North Carolina?

Paxton and Marky Mark are talented performers but this film, while certainly watchable, doesn't really seem to get to the point.


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