About

An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.

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Directed by

Alexander Payne

Written by

Bob Nelson (Writer)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Life's not about winning or losing. It's about how you get there in the end.

Cast

Keywords

small town road trip dementia nebraska montana aging pickup truck sweepstakes f word lincoln nebraska confronting the past

Photos

Lists

#21 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2013 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#532 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Directing

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year