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Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)

PG
114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A family of fiercely independent Oregon loggers struggle to keep the family business alive amidst changing times.
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Director
Writers
Ken Kesey (novel) | John Gay (screenplay)
Producer
John Foreman (as John C. Foreman)
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$3,660,000
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Release date
Mar 2, 1972 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Paul Newman
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Henry Fonda
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Lee Remick
Viv Stamper Viv Stamper   See fewer
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Michael Sarrazin
Leeland Stamper Leeland Stamper   See fewer
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Richard Jaeckel
Joe Ben Stamper Joe Ben Stamper   See fewer
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Linda Lawson
Jan Stamper Jan Stamper   See fewer
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Cliff Potts
Andy Stamper Andy Stamper   See fewer
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Sam Gilman
John Stamper John Stamper   See fewer
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Lee de Broux
Willard Eggleston Willard Eggleston   See fewer
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Jim Burk
Biggy Newton Biggy Newton   See fewer
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Roy Jenson
Howie Elwood Howie Elwood   See fewer
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Joe Maross
Floyd Evenwrite Floyd Evenwrite   See fewer
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Roy Poole
Jonathan Stamper Jonathan Stamper   See fewer
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Charles Tyner
Les Gibbons Les Gibbons   See fewer
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Bennie E. Dobbins
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Alan Gibbs
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Hal Needham
Man at Racetrack Man at Racetrack   See fewer
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Dean Smith
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Fred Waugh
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Gene H. Altemus
Orlando Brother (uncredited) Orlando Brother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald V. Bernard
Orlando Brother (uncredited) Orlando Brother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Bidwell
Evans (uncredited) Evans (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Bryant
Logger (uncredited) Logger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Horvath
McElroy (uncredited) McElroy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Lee Mason
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Ben McMahan
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Marina Lisa Moore
Marina Stamper (uncredited) Marina Stamper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martita Lara Moore
Tita Stamper (uncredited) Tita Stamper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur S. Newman Jr.
Sorenson (uncredited) Sorenson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Melissa Newman
Lissy Stamper (uncredited) Lissy Stamper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jon Morgan Woodward
Stamper Kid (uncredited) Stamper Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 3,244 votes