Bloodworth (2011)


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It's been 40 years since E.F. Bloodworth (Kris Kristofferson) abandoned his loving wife and sons for a life on the road. Now at the end of the line, Bloodworth reappears, forced to reckon with the stale aftermath of his departure. With his ex-wife Julia (Frances Conroy) mentally destroyed, his three sons; Warren (Val Kilmer), Boyd (Dwight Yoakam) and Brady (W. Earl Brown) soured by years of anger, Bloodworth's only solace is a budding relationship with Fleming, the grandson he never knew. But … More

Rating: R (for language, some violence and drug content)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: W. Earl Brown
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 28, 2011
Box Office: $9.6k
Samuel Goldwyn Films - Official Site


as Warren Bloodworth

as E.F. Bloodworth

as Raven Lee Halfacre

as Julia Bloodworth

as Fleming Bloodworth

as Brady Bloodworth

as Spivey

as Boyd Bloodworth

as Bar Singer

as Louise Halfacre

as Patricia Bloodworth

as Patricia's Lover

as Counter Girl

as Old Woman with Hog

as Skate Clerk

as Trigger Lipscomb

as Sheriff Bellweather

as Young Julia

as Young Boyd

as Young Brady

as Young Warren

as Young E.F.

as Professor

as Junkyard Man

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Critic Reviews for Bloodworth

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2)

Kris Kristofferson, Val Kilmer and Dwight Yoakam are compelling in beautifully lived-in, vanity-free performances, but the drama's escalating dread fizzles in a farcical pileup of disaster.

Full Review… | May 19, 2011
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

The film's payoff is clumsy and obvious. But Kristofferson, Corbin, Kilmer, Yoakam and Duff create indelible characters in just a few scenes each.

Full Review… | May 15, 2011
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

Bloodworth is, for the most part, dominated by uninteresting, pointless encounters and conversations.

Full Review… | February 1, 2012
Reel Film Reviews

Bloodworth has value, but there's a harsh price to be paid for the dramatic investment. I'd rather recommend a crudely shortened version of the film than no film at all.

Full Review… | June 27, 2011

The visuals are as lingeringly rich as Carolina summers. The music is supervised by the legendary T-Bone Burnett and is authentic and poignant.

Full Review… | May 28, 2011
Boxoffice Magazine

...feels like a family myth you've heard since childhood, a story handed down through generations.

Full Review… | May 22, 2011
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Audience Reviews for Bloodworth


Decently done. A little slow. Pretty good cast...except I am NOT a Val Kilmer fan at all (fortunately his part is minimal). Kris Kristofferson did a really nice job, as did the young man Reece Daniel who carries the film. Not completely forgettable.

Cynthia S.

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