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Living Proof: The Hank Williams Jr. Story

1983 1h 40m Biography List
Reviews 92% Audience Score 250+ Ratings
Growing up in the shadow of his legendary father, Hank Williams Jr. (Richard Thomas) struggles with alcoholism. His domineering mother (Allyn Ann McLerie) raises him after Hank Sr. dies, when his son is just a boy. For most of his childhood, Hank Jr. is put on stage to sing his father's material. After nearly dying from a fall while mountain climbing, Williams makes his peace with his father's reputation, finding his own musical voice and success on his own terms. Read More Read Less

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Audience Member Really good movie, but I hear it doesn't stay really close to the book at all. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/03/23 Full Review Audience Member horrible long and boring! Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Audience Member Add a review (optional)...how do i see this movie Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/12/23 Full Review Audience Member i love this movie it is great Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Pretty decent. Watched when I was twelve, and again recently. Never forgot it Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/23/23 Full Review Audience Member how do i watch this movie? Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Growing up in the shadow of his legendary father, Hank Williams Jr. (Richard Thomas) struggles with alcoholism. His domineering mother (Allyn Ann McLerie) raises him after Hank Sr. dies, when his son is just a boy. For most of his childhood, Hank Jr. is put on stage to sing his father's material. After nearly dying from a fall while mountain climbing, Williams makes his peace with his father's reputation, finding his own musical voice and success on his own terms.
Director
Dick Lowry
Genre
Biography
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 40m