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11 September 2008

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Singer, songwriter and budding movie mogul Toby Keith watched his second major feature film, Beer For My Horses, open strong in limited release the weekend of August 8. Little more than a month later, the films strong word-of-mouth has theater owners requesting it, leading to more than 80 additional openings over the next two weeks.

This weekend (Sept. 12), Beer For My Horses opens in new theaters in the Atlanta, Cincinnati, Dallas, Des Moines, Detroit, Indianapolis, Memphis, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, St. Louis and Washington, DC areas.

One week later, additional marquees will carry the title in markets including Birmingham, Chattanooga, Huntsville, Savannah, Boston, Charlotte, Charleston (SC), Jacksonville, Knoxville, Montgomery and Philadelphia.

Beer For My Horses features Keith and comedian Rodney Carrington as sheriffs deputies chasing a drug lord and kidnapper in classic road trip buddy comedy form. Written by Keith and Carrington, the film shares the same title of Keiths #1 hit duet with Willie Nelson, who also appears. Yahoo! Movies raves at how its "a rip-roaring roaring road trip with all the makings of a rollicking comic joyride" while The Buffalo News hails the film as "idiomatically dead-on, well-written, smartly paced and provides plenty of belly laughs." The reviewer for Tulsa Today predicts that Beer for My Horses "is a cult classic in the making" and "thoroughly enjoyed its humor, quirks and shockingly competent supporting cast." The movie follows Tobys acclaimed starring performance in his feature film debut, 2006s Broken Bridges.


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