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A Cool, Dry Place (1998)

PG-13
97 min | Drama

A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five-year-old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a ...See moreA single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five-year-old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a new relationship with a veterinarian's assistant, his ex-wife suddenly reappears and wants to re-assert herself in her husband and son's life. On top of the romantic conflict, he is also suddenly presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to join a major firm in Dallas. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Michael Grant Jaffe (novel "Dance Real Slow") | Matthew McDuffie (screenplay)
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Jan 29, 1999 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Vince Vaughn
Russell Durrell Russell Durrell   See fewer
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Monica Potter
Kate Durrell Kate Durrell   See fewer
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Joey Lauren Adams
Beth Ward Beth Ward   See fewer
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Bobby Moat
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Devon Sawa
Noah Ward Noah Ward   See fewer
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Todd Louiso
Bob Harper Bob Harper   See fewer
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Jenny Robertson
Joyce Ives Joyce Ives   See fewer
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Siobhan Fallon Hogan
Charlotte (as Siobhan Fallon) Charlotte (as Siobhan Fallon)   See fewer
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Chris Bauer
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Nicholas Campbell
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Janet Kidder
Carol Holman Carol Holman   See fewer
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Doug Wert
Tom Johnson Tom Johnson   See fewer
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Skipp Sudduth
Jack Newbauer Jack Newbauer   See fewer
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Jennifer Irwin
Connie Harper Connie Harper   See fewer
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Beth Littleford
Suzanne Suzanne   See fewer
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Ben Bass
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Peter Costigan
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Dean McDermott
Sheriff Pritchard Sheriff Pritchard   See fewer
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Kathryn Haggis
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John Lefebvre
Cob Whitman Cob Whitman   See fewer
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Ron Payne
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Melanie Nicholls-King
Dallas Desk Clerk Dallas Desk Clerk   See fewer
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Phil Lawn
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Claudia Theriault
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Karen Elder
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Aric Green
Hotel Man Hotel Man   See fewer
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Alexander Narizni
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6.2 / 10 | 2,778 votes