The Big Year Christmas Eve in Duluth


So, I’m fairly sure that no one has mentioned on PDD before that the 2011 movie The Big Year, which screened locally at Zinema 2, has a brief reference to Duluth. (Laura Erickson did mention it on her birding blog, though.)

The shot above is followed by a restaurant scene that is supposed to be in Duluth but is obviously not.

The odd thing about this is it’s at least the third movie featuring Brian Dennehy that references Duluth (Trumbo and Category 6: Day of Destruction being two others).

Mark Ryan, if you’re out there, it might be time to update the ol’ “Return to Duluth” video.



about 12 years ago

I thought we discussed this last year...I could be mistaken though.

Paul Lundgren

about 12 years ago

There was a post about Trumbo, so you might be thinking of that.

Hot Shot

about 12 years ago

They referenced the Zim Bog too. That's just west of Cotton.


about 12 years ago

I'm on it...someday.


about 12 years ago

I just saw an episode of Cheers the other day, and Sam mentioned that Coach went to visit his sister, who lived in Duluth. So we can claim Coach's sister, for what it's worth.

Paul Lundgren

about 11 years ago

And there is this from Garden State, brought up on PDD six years ago:

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