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Death & Texas (2004)

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Death & Texas mixes humor and drama in order to tell the story of a football player who ends up on death row. However, when his team begins to lose without him there is a movement to get him released.

Cast

Susan Egan
as Corinne Ballard
Billy Ray Cyrus
as Spoade Perkins
Andy Richter
as Congressman Levant
Charles Durning
as Marshall Ledger
Steve Harris
as "Barefoot" Bobby Briggs
Jello Biafra
as Prison Spokesperson
Corbin Bernsen
as Coach Loren Stanley
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Critic Reviews for Death & Texas

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

While it would like to be nimble, light-footed satire, too often Death and Texas stumbles on its own earnestness, wearing cement shoes when it should be tap-dancing.

November 2, 2006 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

An uneasy (and very unfunny) marriage of sports culture satire and death penalty polemic.

November 2, 2006 | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

[A] magnificent piece of agitprop.

November 2, 2006 | Full Review…
Slate
Top Critic

Unique and gripping, is an unlikely combo of pro US football and the death penalty

March 14, 2009 | Full Review…
Urban Cinefile

[B]risk and wickedly pointed...

November 20, 2006 | Full Review…
Flick Filosopher

The Gridiron meets The Guillotine . . .a smart, funny dark comedy . . . one that also delivers a very somber message and a clever argument against the Death Penalty

October 31, 2004 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…
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