Earl's engaged to his step-sister Baby. Baby has entrusted him to take care of her misfit cousin Junior. Baby is also intent on leaving Texas for LA on Tuesday. When Junior and his recently released ex-con friend Tinker rob a pizza delivery boy and end up with $20,000 of drug money Earl is forced onto the scene, giving up his and Baby's LA money to save Juniors limbs.
Did You Know?
Baby's place of employment is a BBQ joint named Louie Mueller BBQ in Taylor, Texas. Known as one of the best BBQ places in the state, it was featured on the Food Network's "Diners, Dive-in's and Dives". See more
In the scene where Tinker takes Earl and Baby to the bowling alley to pick up the money, the length of the cigarette in his mouth changes form short to long. See more
Earl Crest, don't you know it ain't polite to stare?
Well, Baby, it's only natural for a man to stare when he sees the prettiest gal west of Mississippi.
The letter "o" in the word 'of' in the title is not spelled onscreen. The movie opens with a close-up of a neon sign in the shape of the Texas state, with a lone 'star' in the middle. The title slowly appears around the neon 'star', which fills-in for the letter 'O' See more
Written by John Moore, Tom Robinson, Steve Ryder and Mike Sands
Performed by 53 Days
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