Overview

"The Straight Story" chronicles a trip made by 73-year-old Alvin Straight from Laurens, Iowa, to Mt. Zion, Wisconsin, in 1994 while riding a lawn mower. The man undertook his strange journey to mend his relationship with his ill, estranged, 75-year-old brother Lyle.

  1. Mary Sweeney

    Screenplay

  2. John Roach

    Screenplay

  3. David Lynch

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Farnsworth

    Richard Farnsworth

    Alvin Straight

  2. Sissy Spacek

    Sissy Spacek

    Rose Straight

  3. Jane Galloway Heitz

    Jane Galloway Heitz

    Dorothy, Straight's Next-Door Neighbor

  4. Joseph A. Carpenter

    Bud

  5. Donald Wiegert

    Sig

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The Straight Story
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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 3, 1999
    G
    Premiere

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

  • October 11, 1999
    G
    Premiere

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

  • October 15, 1999
    G
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 52m

Budget $10,000,000.00

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