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The Flamingo Rising (2001)

TV-PG
TV Movie | 94 min | Drama

When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and...See moreWhen Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and more outrageous, he continues to enrage Knight until one of the promotions backfires with grave consequences. Written by See less
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Larry Baker (novel "The Flamingo Rising") | Richard Russo (teleplay)
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James H. Spencer (as James Spencer)
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Feb 4, 2001 (United States)

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23 cast members
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William Hurt
Turner Knight Turner Knight   See fewer
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Elizabeth McGovern
Edna Lee Edna Lee   See fewer
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Brian Benben
Hubert T. Lee Hubert T. Lee   See fewer
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Angela Bettis
Alice King Alice King   See fewer
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Erin Broderick
Grace Knight Grace Knight   See fewer
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Olivia Oguma
Louise Janine Lee Louise Janine Lee   See fewer
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Joe Torry
Pete Moss Pete Moss   See fewer
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Christopher Larkin
Abraham Jacob Lee Abraham Jacob Lee   See fewer
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Kurt Smildsin
Fireworks Driver Fireworks Driver   See fewer
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Dwayne Holden
West's Son West's Son   See fewer
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Peggy Sheffield
Mother Superior Mother Superior   See fewer
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Randall Franks
Officer Randy Kraft Officer Randy Kraft   See fewer
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D. Terrence Morgan
Priest (as Father D. Terrence Morgan) Priest (as Father D. Terrence Morgan)   See fewer
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Nicolas J. Kimball
Drive Inn Customer Drive Inn Customer   See fewer
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Oliver Oguma
Korean War Orphan Korean War Orphan   See fewer
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J.D. Polzin
Guy in church Guy in church   See fewer
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Justin L. Smith
Boy in Trunk Boy in Trunk   See fewer
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Elizabeth Sparks
Girl at Plane Crash Girl at Plane Crash   See fewer
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Kevin Conway
Judge Lester, Stunt Pilot (uncredited) Judge Lester, Stunt Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Lester
Drive-in Patron (uncredited) Drive-in Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 267 votes