Grand Theft Parsons
Grand Theft Parsons (2004)

One man goes above and beyond the call of duty (and possibly the limits of the law) to give a good friend the final send-off he wanted in this comedy drama, which was inspired by a true story. Phil Kaufman (Johnny Knoxville) is a… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 26, 2004
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44%
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52%



Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leslie Felperin
Variety

Inspired by a true story, pic travels down familiar genre highways, but quirky humor and an apt soundtrack make for a pleasant enough journey.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Gram Parsons' last rites were among the most extraordinary in rock history. Too bad this retelling of the singer's final adventure is so tame.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Don't let Knoxville's Jackass pedigree put you off - he can be subtle as well as gross.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

What could have served as a colorful episode in a more expansive film about the famed singer has instead become the premise of a mildly entertaining but overextended road movie that doesn't succeed on either dramatic or comedic terms.

Megan Lehmann
New York Post

A ho-hum, meandering road movie, albeit with an extremely cool soundtrack.

Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews

there are worse ways to pay respect to music legends

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John Anderson
Newsday

The Phil-Larry dynamic makes up most of the movie and the strain of turning an anecdote into an demi-epic can be felt throughout the movie.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

The script ... leaves a lot to be desired, strewn with dialogue as flat and stale as old beer and some invented characters who make the events depicted seem more silly than anarchic.

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James Brundage
Filmcritic.com

a sad joke without a solid punchline

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Really nice, true story, could be better, could be worse. It?s an easy film to watch!
Michael Gildea
This should've been a great movie but it turned out to be so boing.