Thunder Road (2018)

Thunder Road (2018)

A funny, cringe-inducing comedy

7.4

Movie

United States of America
English
Comedy, Drama
2018
JIM CUMMINGS
Ammie Masterson, Bill Wise, Chelsea Edmundson
91 min

What it's about

A police officer faces a personal meltdown following a divorce and the death of his mother.

The take

Thunder Road is both a single-shot 13 minute short and a 91-minute feature-film expanding the story. Both are excellent and award-winning, but I really recommend the full experience!

Jim Cummings (above) is the director, writer, and main actor of this dark comedy. He plays a police officer having the worst day of his life as he tries to sing Bruce Springsteen’s Thunder Road at his mother’s funeral.

This sight is funny, and so is most of the story. But it’s also cringe-inducing, and because the main character is so sincere in his decline, will make you feel guilty about laughing so much. 

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