In the acclaimed performance that earned her the Academy Award® for Best Actress, Sissy Spacek stars as legendary Loretta Lynn, the dirt poor Appalachian Mountains girl who rose from humble beginnings to become the "Queen of Country Music." At eighteen, the mother of four children and busy housewife still finds time to write and sing songs at small fairs and local honky-tonks. Recognizing her raw talent and huge potential, her ambitious husband Mooney (Tommy Lee Jones) prods her into making a record and going to Nashville. After a performance at the Grand Ole Opry, the record becomes a smash hit, launching her career to super stardom and changing the sound and style of country music forever.

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4.6 out of 5
135 Ratings

135 Ratings

86% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Like a classic traditional country song, Coal Miner's Daughter draws on time-tested formula -- and undeniable talent -- to tell a solidly affecting story.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Loretta Lynn's tough but heartwarming biopic.

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Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Dolby 5.1, Stereo, CC)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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