Tender Mercies

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"His struggle for fame was over. His fight for respect was just beginning."
  • PG
  • 1983
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 7.4  (9,585)
  • 76

The life of Mac Sledge, a recovering alcoholic country and western singer, is examined in this dramatic film. After awakening in a roadside motel in Texas after another night of binge drinking, Mac is challenged by motel owner Rosa to stop drinking and begin working at her establishment. He and Rosa fall in love, marry, and become faithful church goers. But Rosa suspects that Mac may be falling into his old patterns when a newspaper reporter uncovers his musical past and Mac is reunited with his country music star ex-wife. His reunion with the daughter he abandoned, however, is short-lived.

Tender Mercies
Tender Mercies
Tender Mercies

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The life of Mac Sledge, a recovering alcoholic country and western singer, is examined in this dramatic film. After awakening in a roadside motel in Texas after another night of binge drinking, Mac is challenged by motel owner Rosa to stop drinking and begin working at her establishment. He and Rosa fall in love, marry, and become faithful church goers. But Rosa suspects that Mac may be falling into his old patterns when a newspaper reporter uncovers his musical past and Mac is reunited with his country music star ex-wife. His reunion with the daughter he abandoned, however, is short-lived.

Tender Mercies is a 1983 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4 and a MetaScore of 76.

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  • Release Date
    1983
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 32 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (9,585)
  • Metascore
    76