Pure Country (2002)


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The big-screen debut of country singer George Strait is a familiar tale of a star returning to his roots, a route traveled the same year by John Mellencamp in Falling From Grace (1992). Strait plays Dusty Chandler, one of the hottest performers in country music. Dusty feels that his elaborate stage show is overwhelming his music, a suspicion confirmed one night when he forgets several bars of a chart-topping hit and his fans don't even notice. Disillusioned, Dusty tells his manager Lula (Lesley … More

Rating: PG (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts
Directed By:
Written By: Rex McGee
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 26, 1998
Warner Bros. Pictures


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as Bobby Louis

as Dusty's Band

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as Bobby Louis

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as Monique James

as Bartender

as Waitress

as Private Detective

as Courier

as Assistant

as Reporter

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as Rodeo Announcer
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Critic Reviews for Pure Country

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

The romantic subplot between Strait and Glasser's respective characters goes a long way towards perpetuating the movie's affable atmosphere...

Full Review… | February 19, 2011
Reel Film Reviews

October 9, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Audience Reviews for Pure Country


This is a great movie to say the least. It's the best biographical movie that I've ever seen, and one of the best period. It tells the story of the best country singer, George Strait. George Strait is a great actor in this movie. Yes, you'll actually see him get upset for once while he acts out the highs and lows of his career in this movie.
This movie made me respect George Strait more for what he had to go through to become the superstar that he is and there couldn't be a better ending to a great movie. Along with the great music that you'll hear in this movie, this is one of the top ten movies of all time in my opinion. If you're a George Strait fan or even if you're not, this is a GREAT movie and deserves to be ordered by anyone. NOTE: This was my Amazon review from the year 2000. I've seen this film several times since then and still love it, not only because I'm a big George Strait music fan, but it's a great movie to watch in itself, and even non-country music fans should watch!

Jason Owens

Super Reviewer

fantastic, geaorge strait should act more

danny d

Super Reviewer


A favorite.

Leo L

Super Reviewer

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