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Honeysuckle Rose (film)

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Genre  Music, Romance, Drama
Language  English
6/10 IMDb

Director  Jerry Schatzberg
Country  United States
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Writer  John Binder, Gustaf Molander, Carol Sobieski, Gosta Stevens, William D. Wittliff
Release date  July 18, 1980 (1980-07-18) (U.S.)
Music director  Willie Nelson, Richard Baskin
Songs  On the Road Again
Cast  Willie Nelson (Buck Bonham), Dyan Cannon (Viv Bonham), Amy Irving (Lily Ramsey), Slim Pickens (Garland Ramsey)
Similar movies  Willie Nelson appears in Honeysuckle Rose and Songwriter, The Rose (1979), The Jazz Singer (1980), Country Strong (2010), Orchestra Wives (1942)
Tagline  For 20 years he's been singing to the country. But he never figured he'd be living his own love songs.

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Honeysuckle Rose (also known as On the Road Again) is a 1980 American romantic drama film directed by Jerry Schatzberg, written by John Binder, Gustaf Molander, Carol Sobieski, Gösta Stevens, and William D. Wittliff, and starring Willie Nelson, Dyan Cannon, and Amy Irving.


Honeysuckle Rose (film) movie scenes

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Honeysuckle Rose (film) movie scenes

Buck Bonham is a country singer, with a good family, struggling to find national fame. He juggles his music career with his responsibilities to his wife and son. He has everything going his way until the daughter of his former guitarist joins his tour. The road leads to temptation, which leads to his downfall. The only question is will his family and friends stand by him?

Box office

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Honeysuckle Rose opened theatrically in 826 venues on July 18, 1980 and earned $2,189,966 in its first weekend, ranking third in the domestic box office. Ultimately, the film grossed $17,815,212.

Critical reception

In 1981, Nelson was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "On the Road Again". Irving won a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress. Roger Ebert called the film sly and entertaining, but said that the story was predictable and disappointing. The film grossed over $17 million. It was screened out of competition at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival.


The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:

  • 2004: AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs:
  • "On the Road Again" – Nominated
  • References

    Honeysuckle Rose (film) Wikipedia
    Honeysuckle Rose (film) IMDb Honeysuckle Rose (film)

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