$5 a Day (Five Dollars a Day)
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$5 a Day (Five Dollars a Day)
A terminally-ill con man and his estranged son endeavor to live on $5 a day during a cross country drive in this road trip comedy from director Nigel Cole (Saving Grace, Calendar Girls). Nat (Christopher Walken) may be a great con man, but as a father to Flynn (Alessandro Nivola) he always came up short. Informed by his doctor that he's suffering from a terminal illness, Nat learns of an experimental treatment that could offer him a second chance at life. But that's all the way on the other side of the country, and in order to make the drive he'll need a wheelman. Enter Flynn: the… More
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"$5 a Day isn't perfect, but it does examine some of the issues that we have when connecting with our parents as adults."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"...very amusing and agreeable..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Dreadfully formulaic and absent a thoughtful emotional core, the picture is best valued as a forgettable trifle starring Hollywood's most enduring weirdo."
‑ Brian Orndorf, DVDTalk.com
"The success of the piece rests on Nivola's calm adaptability as fatherly hi-jinx tries his patience and makes its mark on his heart."
‑ Jules Brenner, Cinema Signals
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