Secondhand Lions

Secondhand Lions

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Average of 1577 ratings: 3.8 Stars

2003 M Contains low level violence.

It's the summer of 1960 and introverted 14 year old, Walter, is unceremoniously dumped by his single mother, Mae, at the Texan farm of eccentric great uncles, Hub and Garth. Walter has never met them before, but legend has it, they were bank robbers, mafia hitmen - even Nazi war criminals. Whatever their past, one rumour is the most compelling to Mae: Hub and Garth have lots of money stashed away. So find the dough, she commands. But that is the least of Walters' worries. Hub and Garth aren't exactly the welcoming types and suddenly it looks like it's going to be a long, hard Summer. That is, until Walter stumbles upon a photo in an old trunk of a beautiful, exotic woman. And when he confronts Garth about it, his uncle reveals a past of incredibly exciting and daring experiences. True or not, Walter soon finds himself discovering his own sense of adventure, his own kind of happiness and life suddenly looks promising after all.

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105 minutes
Roadshow Entertainment

DVD details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9
English for the Hearing Impaired, English Audio Commentary
English Dolby Digital 5.1 EX, English Dolby Digital 2.0, English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0

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5 by Oscar

It felt as warm as an old Disney movie. Great depth in the characters, moving interaction, and enhances ones appreciation of life, our friends, and what we make of it.

Ideal for all ages, including... Read more

5 by Big Al

brilliant. a great family type comedy, with animals, airplanes and lots of great lines - a must

4 by tbalfo

A great movie that the whole family can watch. Terrific cast of characters and lots of fun antics from the two Uncles. A vastly under-rated, feel good family entertainment.

5 by BritzGrl

I thought this was an Excellent DVD and I would like to see it again one day as I have seen it soooo many times that I just love how the movie had started and just the whole life of living that was on the movie. Great Movie recomend to anyone

5 by Faith4

I nearly did not request this movie, but am so glad that I did. I loved it -- the acting was superb, and a heartwarming story.

5 by Jaye691

Enjyed grumpy old men then you will enjoy Seconhand Lions. Great family movie or one of those movies you just want to watch over and over again. The kids love this movie as much as we did. You'll... Read more

4 by chelseasnowdog

My 8 year old daughter and I really enjoyed this movie. While the characters are overly cliched, the story was compelling enough to capture our attention and the performances fantastic enough to capture our hearts. A great family movie!

4 by constable-6

This was a diverse and fascinating journey about a boy growing up with two renegade uncles who had a very interesting life if you believe the stories they tell about each other! A very good surprising... Read more

5 by willow2010

admirable acting by those old boys!!! Beautiful story line with love and adventure. Must see movie.

5 by Al5

This movie has a lovely story that takes you to from tears to laughter. The character development is well done and well acted. Appealed to a broad range of ages in our house.