The Open Road

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  • PG-13
In this heartwarming comedy, minor leaguer Carlton Garrett (Justin Timberlake) takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garrett (Jeff Bridges) when Carlton's mother (Mary Steenburgen) becomes sick. read more
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In this heartwarming comedy, minor leaguer Carlton Garrett (Justin Timberlake) takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garrett (Jeff Bridges) when Carlton's mother (Mary Steenburgen) becomes sick. Knowing his charming yet painfully immature dad's likelihood to disappoint, Carlton enlists his on-again-off-again girlfriend Lucy (Kate Mara) for emotional support. Once reunited, Carlton struggles to deal with the series of misadventures caused by his father's antics, including missed flights, car trouble and bathroom brawls. Years of miscommunication, frustration and comically awkward attempts at bonding come to a head as the mismatched trio make their way from Ohio back home to Houston to reunite the family.

Original Release

08/28/2009

US Release

08/28/2009

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Cast

Harry Dean Stanton Amon
Jeff Bridges Kyle
Mary Steenburgen Katherine
Lyle Lovett Peabody Bartender
Justin Timberlake Carlton Garrett / Carlton
Kate Mara Lucy
Bret Saberhagen Himself / Self
Allen O. Battle III Peabody Desk Clerk / Peabody Clerk
James Harlon Palmer Memphis Ticket Taker
Ted Danson Coach
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Michael Meredith

Writers

Michael Meredith

Cast

Harry Dean Stanton Amon
Jeff Bridges Kyle
Mary Steenburgen Katherine
Lyle Lovett Peabody Bartender
Justin Timberlake Carlton Garrett / Carlton
Kate Mara Lucy
Bret Saberhagen Himself / Self
Allen O. Battle III Peabody Desk Clerk / Peabody Clerk
James Harlon Palmer Memphis Ticket Taker
Ted Danson Coach
Robert Casserly Moderator
Tony Sanford Fan #1
Kevin Lee Foxx Fan #2
Paxton Brown 10-Year Old Kid
Douglas M. Griffin 10-Year Old's Father
Wayne Douglas Morgan Organizer
Clay Chamberlin Impatient Fan
Yohance Myles Convention Assistant
J. Omar Castro Fan #3
E. Roger Mitchell TSA Manager

Producers

Deborah del Prete Executive Producer
Kevin Lee Foxx Executive Producer
Jonathan Gray Executive Producer
Jason Hewitt Executive Producer
Heidi Levitt Executive Producer
Roy Scott MacFarland Executive Producer
Gigi Pritzker Executive Producer
Wim Wenders Executive Producer
Jordan Foley Producer
Laurie Foxx Producer
Charlie Mason Producer
Michael Meredith Producer
Justin Moore-Lewy Producer
Brigitte Mueller Producer
David L. Schiff Producer
Suzanne Unrein Producer

Editors

Suzy Elmiger

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