Grand Theft Parsons
Grand Theft Parsons (2004)

Before dying of a drug overdose in 1973, influential country-rock legend Gram Parsons made a pact with his road manager and friend Phil Kaufman that when the first of them passed away, the other would see to it that his body was buried at… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 26, 2004
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leslie Felperin

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

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

a sad joke without a solid punchline

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Gildea
This should've been a great movie but it turned out to be so boing.