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The Evening Star (1996)

PG-13
129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above ...See moreContinuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty line. Written by R. John Berggren See less
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Larry McMurtry (novel) | Robert Harling (screenplay)
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$3,306,445
Gross (US & Canada)
$12,767,815
Gross (World)
$12,767,815
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Release date
Dec 25, 1996 (United States)

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44 cast members
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Shirley MacLaine
Aurora Greenway Aurora Greenway   See fewer
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Bill Paxton
Jerry Bruckner Jerry Bruckner   See fewer
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Juliette Lewis
Melanie Horton Melanie Horton   See fewer
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Miranda Richardson
Patsy Carpenter Patsy Carpenter   See fewer
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Ben Johnson
Arthur Cotton Arthur Cotton   See fewer
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Scott Wolf
Bruce Bruce   See fewer
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George Newbern
Tommy Horton Tommy Horton   See fewer
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Marion Ross
Rosie Dunlop Rosie Dunlop   See fewer
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Mackenzie Astin
Teddy Horton Teddy Horton   See fewer
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Donald Moffat
Hector Scott Hector Scott   See fewer
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Jack Nicholson
Garrett Breedlove Garrett Breedlove   See fewer
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Clement von Franckenstein
Pascal Ferney Pascal Ferney   See fewer
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Jimmie Lee Balthazar
Jimmie Lee Jimmie Lee   See fewer
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Melinda Renna
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Mark Walters
Doctor Faulkner Doctor Faulkner   See fewer
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Ann Hardman-Broughton
Lola Bruckner Lola Bruckner   See fewer
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Connie Cooper
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John McCalmont
Bernie Steinberg Bernie Steinberg   See fewer
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John Bennett Perry
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Mary Gross
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Alex Morris
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Will Wallace
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Kim Terry
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Eileen Morris
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Christopher Ballinger
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Austin Samuel Hembd
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Don Burgess
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Steve Danton
Minister B. Ramsey Minister B. Ramsey   See fewer
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Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc
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Dr. Wilber (uncredited) Dr. Wilber (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 3,889 votes