I Ought to Be in Pictures

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"Libby Tucker hitchhiked from Brooklyn to take Hollywood by storm. And her father by surprise."
  • PG
  • 1982
  • 6.2  (1,014)

Libby Tucker is an ambitious 19-year-old aspiring actress who buses and hitchhikes from New York to Hollywood to meet her long estranged screenwriter father Herbert Tucker. After arriving and awkwardly swapping stories with her dad and his hairdresser girlfriend Steffy, Libby begins attending acting school and cruising the Hollywood circuit looking to make her mark in the movie world, but soon finds herself becoming disillusioned with it all. After she manages to convince her dad to talk to her mom back in New York on the phone for the first time in many years, Libby hops on a bus and heads back home, pondering her uncertain future with a newfound sense of liberation.

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Libby Tucker is an ambitious 19-year-old aspiring actress who buses and hitchhikes from New York to Hollywood to meet her long estranged screenwriter father Herbert Tucker. After arriving and awkwardly swapping stories with her dad and his hairdresser girlfriend Steffy, Libby begins attending acting school and cruising the Hollywood circuit looking to make her mark in the movie world, but soon finds herself becoming disillusioned with it all. After she manages to convince her dad to talk to her mom back in New York on the phone for the first time in many years, Libby hops on a bus and heads back home, pondering her uncertain future with a newfound sense of liberation.
  • Release Date
    1982
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (1,014)