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Dallas 362 (2005)



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A pair of impulsive young men take different paths on the road to maturity in this drama, the first feature film from actor-turned-filmmaker Scott Caan. Rusty (Shawn Hatosy) and Dallas (Caan) are two buddies in their early twenties who live on the rundown underside of Los Angeles; they both have an appetite for alcohol and trouble, and would probably be in jail if it weren't for Rusty's understanding mother, Mary (Kelly Lynch). Mary is worried about her son, and when she begins dating an analyst, Bob (Jeff Goldblum), she persuades him to take Rusty on as a patient. As Rusty begins to work through the demons that have raged within him since the death of his father when he was a child, he begins putting his life on a more positive path. Dallas, however, is drawn deeper into a life of crime, and he wants Rusty to join him for a potentially risky job. Dallas 362 also features supporting performances from Marley Shelton, Selma Blair, Freddy Rodriguez, and Heavy D.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, sex, violence)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Scott Caan
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On DVD: Aug 9, 2005
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Scott Caan
as Dallas
Heavy D
as Bear
Val Lauren
as Christian
Isla Fisher
as Redhead
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Critic Reviews for Dallas 362

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (11)

While Dallas 362 ultimately lacks the heft to make it anything more than an actors' showcase and Hollywood calling card, it does reveal a nascent talent for Caan.

July 12, 2005
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Caan's directorial debut is eager to please, with flashy montage sequences, lots of colourful character bits ... black humour and a punk/blues score from the likes of Soledad Brothers and White Stripes.

Full Review… | June 30, 2005
Time Out
Top Critic

Has little personality of its own.

Full Review… | June 24, 2005
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Dallas 362 is basically a road movie that doesn't really go anywhere.

June 24, 2005
New York Post
Top Critic

Mr. Caan's debut film is not quite a whole thing, but it offers up enough promising fragments to make his sophomore effort worth watching for.

Full Review… | June 23, 2005
New York Times
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Caan shows with his rough-and-tumble character dramedy precisely why actors like to work for actors.

Full Review… | June 23, 2005
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Audience Reviews for Dallas 362


[font=Century Gothic]"Dallas 362" is about best friends Rusty(Shawn Hatosy) and Dallas(Scott Caan). They have been best friends since Rusty moved to Los Angeles from Texas following the death of his father. Rusty's mother, Mary's(Kelly Lynch) sole occupation seems to be bailing the two pals out of jail after whatever altercation they have just gotten into. Mary is also dating a psychologist(Jeff Goldblum) who agrees to see her son on a professional basis. [/font]

[font=Century Gothic]Admittedly "Dallas 362" does tread over familiar ground but it is well directed along with excellent performances and authentic looking settings. I especially liked that it handled the psychology sessions with a lack of irony unlike so many other programs and movies recently. This is not to say there is not humor here, there is. It is just used wisely.[/font]

Walter M.

Super Reviewer


Interesting and funny movie. I loved how laid-back and casual the characters were. And it didn't hurt that I got to stare at Jeff Goldblum and Scott Caan shirtless =)

Remi Logan

Super Reviewer


Didn't like it; utterly pretentious. Goldblum was the only good thing, but he's always good. Val Lauren and his awful Ratso Rizzo impersonation was the nadir.

Jeff B

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