Gas Food Lodging
Gas Food Lodging (1992)

Based on a novel by Richard Peck called Don't Look and It Won't Hurt, Allison Anders's melodramatic coming-of-age tale Gas Food Lodging takes place in Laramie, NM, a small town right off the highway. Nora (Brooke Adams) is a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 10, 1992
DVD Release Date: September 23, 2003
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

One of the major achievements of Anders' impressive debut is that it touches all the right issues of contemporary working class women without ever being stridently anti-male.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"an original look at familiar material"

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The down-to-earth quality and the earnest performances by Ione Skye and Fairuza Balk as small town sisters ground the film.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

The story of this fractured family has a ring of authenticity, but lacks the hands of an artist to shape it into something more profound and affecting.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
This is an old favourite of mine. I upgraded from VHS to DVD quite some time ago, but never quite got around to rewatching it until now. What can I say? This is… More
Leo L
A great movie!
John Ballantine
Can't remember it too clearly as it has been a few years but I remember liking both Brooke Adams and Ione Skye.
Anthony Valletta
Excellent indie outing with some outstanding performances.