Monumental

Synopsis: Two young men journey across the U.S.A to honor one's mother by spreading her ashes at monuments she always dreamed of visiting. Along the way they encounter interesting characters and dangerous situations that force them to question their own character and their life-long friendship. Marital strife, jail time, car chases, old secrets and a demolition derby all threaten to derail their trip and their lives.
Genre: Action, Drama
 
IMDB:
6.0
Year:
2016
100 min
24 Views


- I had the pleasure

of knowing Dorothy Ann

for 40 years.

She was a classmate, my friend,

a member of our congregation,

and even my nurse a few times.

She was always dedicated to

whatever it was she was doing.

Always found the good in people.

She had more substance

than anyone I ever knew.

She was a proud mother,

and a good one, too.

And she will be

greatly missed by many.

- I told you not to come

around here, did I not?

- Listen, just let me

see him a little bit

before I go, okay?

- You do not get to

see him real quick

when it's convenient

for you, clayne.

Baby, go back inside, please.

Did you get my message

about the child support?

- Yeah, I got your message,

and like I told you,

if I don't have any money,

i can't send you any money.

- I'm so sick of

your excuses, clayne.

Look, all I ask of you is

that you just help us out

around here just a

little bit, but no,

you can't even do that

'cause you're too busy

drinking and smoking and--

- no, that's bullshit,

okay, because I'm sober now

and I quit smoking, so you

have to let me see him.

- Two for 100, good

for you, clayne.

- Okay, hey, buddy, come say

hi to your daddy real quick.

- Please stop making a scene

and just get out of here.

- Hey, buddy, hi,

- go back inside, please.

- He's my son, I have

a right to see him.

- No, you don't, you don't

have any rights around here,

okay, I have full custody

and you can't even pay

your goddamn child support.

- This is bullshit.

I'll see you when i

get back, okay, bud?

- Okay.

- I just don't think it's a

good idea for you to leave

when you're up for a promotion.

Our family needs this.

Why are you ignoring me?

- Look, I'm not, I just

don't want to argue

about it, alright?

- Why can't we leave

together in two months

when the summer comes?

We could go all

together as a family.

- Amy, we've been over this.

- No, we haven't.

You basically made this

decision on your own,

and you expect me

to be okay with it.

Babes, I know what it is

like to lose a mother.

But running from it, it's

not gonna help anything.

- Honey, come on.

- Steve, talk to

me, I am your wife.

What do you feel guilty about?

You've always been

there for her.

- Not enough, I wasn't.

- What's up, you little pirate?

Come here, oh, a

little indoor baseball?

- So what, you're just

gonna make me feel like this?

With clayne of all people?

- You wanna go outside?

- Yeah, come on, let's

go toss it around.

- Amy, he was basically

raised by her, too.

- You can't use

that money, Steve.

- We have plenty coming from her

life insurance money, all right?

She saved this for a

trip she can never take.

This is for her.

- I know you feel lost

right now, and I support you

honoring your mother, I do,

i just wish you would just

settle your emotions

- Amy.

- Before you go, i

don't want anything

to happen to you, okay?

- I'll be fine, alright?

Please, just understand.

What?

Hey.

- Hey, Amy.

- Hey, will you

load these for me?

- Uh, yeah, we have a minute.

- Thanks.

Come on, babe, you

understand, right?

We have to do this.

- You know this hurts

for me, too, right?

- Yeah.

- It won't stop you though.

- Love you.

I'll miss you, buddy.

You're the man of the house now.

- Will you be back

for my birthday party?

- Yeah, I won't miss it

for the world, alright?

- He's gonna be back soon, okay?

- Everything cool, brother?

- I don't know.

- Amy didn't seem

happy to see me.

- She's not happy

right now, period.

- you know, I don't

know, I just--

I'm telling you, man,

it scarred me for life.

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