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Crazy Like a Fox (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama, Comedy | 25 October 2004 (USA)
This is the story of Nat Banks, an 8th generation Virginian gentleman farmer living in the past, who loses his family farm, Greenwood, to a pair of land speculators from Washington, D.C. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Rees ... Nat Banks
Mary McDonnell ... Amy Banks
Chloe Squires Chloe Squires ... Claudia Banks
Cody Wisker Cody Wisker ... Turner Banks
Mark Joy ... John Randolph
Eddy Kariti Eddy Kariti ... Malcolm Jinks
Paul Fitzgerald ... Will Sherman
Christina Rouner ... Ellie Sherman
Myrrh Cauthen Myrrh Cauthen ... Mary Johnson
Howard Coon Howard Coon ... Tick Bean
Robert Wisdom ... Roy Fowler
Tom Bloom ... Alden Chase
Sarah Marshall Sarah Marshall ... Mabel
William L. Thomas ... Tom Johnson
Al Jirlkowic Al Jirlkowic ... Bartender
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Storyline

This is the story of Nat Banks, an 8th generation Virginian gentleman farmer living in the past, who loses his family farm, Greenwood, to a pair of land speculators from Washington, D.C. When the predatory couple manipulates a "legal" real estate transaction that turns into a hostile possession of the manor house, he temporarily loses his mind, leaving his family but not the farm. Instead he hides out in a cave on Goose Creek, waging guerilla warfare against expansionism and the destruction of historic property with the help of his family, friends, and neighbors... Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Goose Creek Story See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,667, 7 May 2006

Gross USA:

$9,376
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Delphi Film Foundation See more »
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Nat Banks: Did you hear about the dyslectic philosopher who lies around thinking, "Is there a dog?"
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Simple entertainment........
17 July 2009 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

There is nothing complex about "Crazy Like A Fox". It is the straightforward story, really a fairy tale, of a man who through bad luck or being irresponsible, or both, is forced to sell his historically rich Virginia farm. Most certainly the entire movie is both unrealistic, and yet at the same time quite charming. If at times it seems a bit too "warm and fuzzy", that is because it is. The yuppies seem to give up way too easy, and the joyous singing and dancing is overdone. The performances are fine, the scenery is beautiful, but the story lacks realism and depth. I would not call this a comedy, it is more a family feel good movie that will appeal to some, while others will most likely be dozing off. - MERK


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