A Prairie Home Companion Movie

Radio like you've never seen it before.

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A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren (Streep), and a host of others hold court.

Who's Involved:

Tommy Lee Jones, John C. Reilly, Woody Harrelson, Meryl Streep, Lindsay Lohan, Virginia Madsen, Lily Tomlin, Lyle Lovett, Robert Altman, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Maya Rudolph

Release Date:

Friday, June 9, 2006

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

The movie is a celebrity version of Garrison Keillor's radio show. It adds a slight story of the radio show ending as a new owner (Tommy Lee Jones) has bought the Fitzgerald theater that the show broadcasts from and is going to tear it down. Another fantasy element is thrown in as an angel (Virginia Madsen) stalks the theater to take one of the performers. Keillor plays the lead character, coincidentally called GK. Lily Tomlin and Meryl Streep play the singing Johnson Sisters, with Lindsay Lohan as a suicide-obsessed daughter of Streep. Woody Harrelson and John C. Reilly are hilarious as the slightly off-color singing cowboy duo, Dusty & Lefty. Kevin Kline is a security guard who tells the story. Maya Rudolph also appears as a pregnant stage coordinator. Contains some mild sexually-oriented jokes.


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Cast: Who stars in it?

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Crew: Who's making A Prairie Home Companion

A look at the A Prairie Home Companion behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Robert Altman last directed The Company and Hands on a Hard Body.

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Production: What we know about A Prairie Home Companion

Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

A Prairie Home Companion Release Date: When was it released?

A Prairie Home Companion was released in 2006 on Friday, June 9, 2006 (). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Autumn, Cars and Mary.


When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

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