Feeling Minnesota

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Feeling Minnesota ★ 1996 (R)

A truly stupid movie about truly stupid, mostly nasty people. Petty criminal Jjaks (Reeves) shows up at sleazy older brother Sam's (D'Onofrio) wedding and promptly falls for beautiful-but-unhappy bride Freddie (Diaz), who's being forced into the marriage by local crime boss Red (Lindo). Manipulative Freddie easily convinces Jjaks to run away to Vegas with her but Sam isn't willing to let his bride go so easi ly. The only character who comes off with any dignity is the diner waitress played by Love. A very lame first effort from Baigel man. Title's from a Soundgarden song about “looking California and feeling Minnesota.” 96m/C VHS, DVD . Keanu Reeves, Cameron Diaz, Vincent D'Onofrio, Delroy Lindo, Dan Aykroyd, Courtney Love, Tuesday Weld, Levon Helm; D: Steven Baigelman; W: Steven Baigelman; C: Walt Lloyd.