Lists: Comedy, Drama, Music, AFI 100 (2007), Best Picture nominee 1970 to 1979, Sight And Sound Critics Top 250

Brief Synopsis: "This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. Linnea and Delbert Reese have a shaky marriage and 2 deaf children. Opal is a British journalist touring the area. These and other stories come together in a dramatic climax."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1975: # 0)

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David Baruffi97
Lisa Marie Bowman90 - One of Altman's best.
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People Involved

  • David Arkin (Norman)
  • Barbara Baxley (Lady Pearl)
  • Ned Beatty (Delbert Reese)
  • Karen Black (Connie White)
  • Ronee Blakley (Barbara Jean)
  • Timothy Brown (Tommy Brown)
  • Keith Carradine (Tom Frank)
  • Geraldine Chaplin (Opal)
  • Robert DoQui (Wade Cooley)
  • Shelley Duvall (Marthe aka "L. A. Joan")
  • Allen Garfield (Barnett)
  • Henry Gibson (Haven Hamilton)
  • Scott Glenn (Pfc. Glenn Kelly)
  • Jeff Goldblum (Tricycle Man)
  • Barbara Harris (Albuquerque)
  • David Hayward (Kenny Fraiser)
  • Michael Murphy (John Triplette)
  • Allan F. Nicholls (Bill)
  • Dave Peel (Bud Hamilton)
  • Cristina Raines (Mary)
  • Bert Remsen (Star)
  • Lily Tomlin (Linnea Reese)
  • Gwen Welles (Sueleen Gay)
  • Keenan Wynn (Mr. Green)
  • James Dan Calvert (Jimmy Reese)
  • Donna Denton (Donna Reese)
  • Merle Kilgore (Trout)
  • Carol McGinnis (Jewel)
  • Sheila Bailey (Smokey Mountain Laurel)
  • Patti Bryant (Smokey Mountain Laurel)
  • Richard Baskin (Frog)
  • Jonnie Barnett (Himself)
  • Vassar Clements (Himself)
  • Sue Barton (Herself)
  • Elliott Gould (Himself)
  • Julie Christie (Herself)
  • Robert Altman (Director)
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