Straight Talk (1992)

Straight Talk (1992)




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A sweet, innocent and none-too-educated Southern girl (Dolly Parton) gets a job as a receptionist at a Chicago radio station and through a series of mix-ups ends up on the air as the station's new on-air psychologist. Fortunately, what she lacks in schooling, she makes up for in common sense and soon becomes a national sensation. Trouble comes when jealous rivals begin questioning her credentials.
Comedy , Romance
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Hollywood Pictures

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Dolly Parton
as Shirlee Kenyon
James Woods
as Jack Russell
Griffin Dunne
as Alan Riegert
Michael Madsen
as Steve Labell
John Sayles
as Guy Giraldi
Teri Hatcher
as Janice
Spalding Gray
as Dr. Erdman
Jerry Orbach
as Milo Jacoby
Philip Bosco
as Gene Perlman
Jay Thomas
as Zim Zimmerman
Ralph Foody
as Desk Clerk
Barnet Kellman
as Director
Ray Toler
as Man at Strip Joint
Michael Jeffery Woods
as Photographer
Michael Jeffrey Woods
as Photographer
Tom Amandes
as 1st Waiter
John Gegenhuber
as 2nd Waiter
James Spinks
as 1st Bartender
Greg Sobieski
as 2nd Bartender
Tom Webb
as Newscaster
Peter Sova
as Cabbie
Roger S. Christiansen
as Technical Director
Mary Ann Thebus
as Waitress
Roger Christiansen
as Technical Director
Alan Wilder
as Snake Man
Dana Lubotsky
as 2nd Girl
Becky Wahlstrom
as 3rd Girl
Tony Judge
as Officer
Susan Philpot
as Librarian
Jane Lynch
as Gladys
Lorenzo Clemons
as Mr. Isaacs
Ron Livingston
as Soldier
Ray Friedeck
as Mr. Polonsky
Etel Billig
as Thelma
Gilmary Doyle
as 1st Fan
Jack Walsh
as Guard
Susan Messing
as Makeup Girl
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Critic Reviews for Straight Talk

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (1) agreeable yet hopelessly forgettable little romcom.

Full Review… | June 17, 2015
Reel Film Reviews

Dolly Parton's immense likablity makes this very slight film an amiable watch.

October 8, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Dolly does Chicago -- and not much else.

August 8, 2002
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"cheerful comedy, well-played by Parton"

July 29, 2002
Kalamazoo Gazette

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July 29, 2007
Echo Magazine

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July 6, 2005

Audience Reviews for Straight Talk

An okay romantic comedy with Dolly Parton and James Woods, who are a strange pair to have in a movie together in the first place. I saw this on TV a while ago, and it's a typical story. It's kinda funny at least, but overall, nothing special.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

I love this movie!!! Dolly Parton is a winner in this hilarious comedy.

Donna Dawson
Donna Dawson

Super Reviewer

Kind of funny and cute as mindless movies go. Takes place in one of those parallel universes that resemble our own but people somehow never really have to deal with consequences AT ALL.

Sunil Jawahir
Sunil Jawahir

Super Reviewer

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