Arlis Sweeney (Dennis Quaid) leads a life as simple and unchanging as his native West Texas plains. He stocks vending machines, moving from town to town and from one familiar lover to another. Kay Davies (Meg Ryan) also calls the road her home. Running from a broken marriage, she doesn't know where she's headed, but any place is better than where she's been. Fate brings them together and gives them a future, until a figure from the past – Arlis's father (James Caan) – awakens a memory as deep and dark as a grave: a family history written in cold blood. From the writer of The Fabulous Baker Boys and Wonder Boys, and co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow in her first major feature film role.

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Flesh and Bone (1993)

Mystery/Romance/Drama · 2h 6m

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Arlis Sweeney (Dennis Quaid) leads a life as simple and unchanging as his native West Texas plains. He stocks vending machines, moving from town to town and from one familiar lover to another. Kay Davies (Meg Ryan) also calls the road her home. Running from a broken marriage, she doesn't know where she's headed, but any place is better than where she's been. Fate brings them together and gives them a future, until a figure from the past – Arlis's father (James Caan) – awakens a memory as deep and dark as a grave: a family history written in cold blood. From the writer of The Fabulous Baker Boys and Wonder Boys, and co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow in her first major feature film role.

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Cast
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Julia McNeal

Sarah Willets (as Julia Mueller)
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Ron Kuhlman

Clem Willets
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Jerry Swindall

Young Arlis
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Ryan Bohls

Scotty Willets
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James Caan

Roy Sweeney
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Dennis Quaid

Arlis Sweeney
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Ez Perez

Boy in Suit
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Craig Erickson

Tiny Ted
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Barbara Alyn Woods

Cindy
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Gwyneth Paltrow

Ginnie
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Joe Berryman

Plump Man
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Meg Ryan

Kay Davies
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Scott Wilson

Elliot
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James N. Harrell

Woody
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Gerardo Johnson

Juan
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Héctor García

Nestor
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Betsy Brantley

Peg
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John Hawkes

Groom
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Vic Polizos

Pudge Riley
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Nik Hagler

Earl
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Travis Baker

Sullen Kid
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Christopher Rydell

Reese Davies
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Angie Bolling

Woman with Crying Baby
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Joe Stevens

Kyle
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Libby Villari

Waitress
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Gail Cronauer

Emma
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Jim Bob Howard

Groomsman (uncredited)
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Buck Reynolds

Groom's Best Friend (uncredited)
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Parker Webb

Diner Cook (uncredited)
Crew
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Steve Kloves

Director
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Steve Kloves

Writer
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Mark Rosenberg

Producer
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Paula Weinstein

Producer
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Mia Goldman

Editor
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Thomas Newman

Music
Disc Releases
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Flesh and Bone

(DVD)

1/8/2013

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Flesh and Bone

(DVD)

4/16/2002

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Flesh and Bone

(Blu-ray)

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