Beautiful Joe


1h 38m 2000

Brief Synopsis

A man who mistakenly believes he has a brain tumor heads off on a road trip after learning that his wife is having an affair. Along the way, he unexpectedly wins big at the horse races. A stripper named Hush steals his money to pay off a thug. When Joe finds out and confronts the gangsters, they mis

Film Details

Also Known As
Une Blonde en cavale
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Romance
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
2000
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

A man who mistakenly believes he has a brain tumor heads off on a road trip after learning that his wife is having an affair. Along the way, he unexpectedly wins big at the horse races. A stripper named Hush steals his money to pay off a thug. When Joe finds out and confronts the gangsters, they mistake him for their mysterious boss and return the money. But once the truth comes out, Joe's life is in danger. Ultimately, he falls for the stripper who has a couple of kids and develops the courage to try and save her from the trouble she is in with the mob.

Film Details

Also Known As
Une Blonde en cavale
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Romance
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
2000
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States May 2000

Released in United States on Video May 22, 2001

Released in United States Winter January 1, 2000

Shown at Cannes International Film Festival (market) May 10-21, 2000.

Project was previously in development with Touchstone Pictures.

Feature film directorial debut for writer Stephen Metcalfe.

Broadcast in USA over Cinemax November 19, 2000.

Began shooting June 28, 1999.

Completed shooting August 20, 1999.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 2000

Released in United States May 2000 (Shown at Cannes International Film Festival (market) May 10-21, 2000.)

Released in United States on Video May 22, 2001