|Genre: Drama, On The Road, Marriage, Detectives|
Plot: Jackpot, Nevada is a town one hundred miles south of Twin Falls, Idaho. But “Jackpot” also means the payout of a slot machine – wealth without effort.
For Sunny Holiday (Jon Gries), the pathway to success is to become a country-western singer. Abandoning his beautiful wife Bobbi (Daryl Hannah) and their young baby, he sets off with his manager Lester “Les” Irving (Garrett Morris) on a nine-month, forty-three-city tour through a series of bleak western towns.
The two hit the road in a 1983 pink Chrysler in search of their Anerican dream, with the rhythn of George Jones’ “Grand Tour” perpetually leading them on. They hit one bar after another in one city after another, living on the big payday at the end of each night. They are scraping by (some clubs only pay them with home appliances), but that doesn’t stop Sunny from sending Bobbi lottery tickets every so often -- the ultimate jackpot if one ticket hits, but the most desperate form of child support when they don’t.
Sunny dreams of going to the City of Angels, but Les reminds him, “there is a journey to the pot of gold.” Sunny must pay his dues first. Les guides Sunny – grooming him, choosing his songs, scooping out the judges, negotiating with the competition like Sammy Bones (Mac Davis) to get just the right song, preparing
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