#28. The Straight Story (1999)


– Director: David Lynch

– Stacker score: 90.7

– Metascore: 86

– IMDb user rating: 8.0

– Runtime: 112 minutes

The Straight Story” is an unlikely road trip movie that stars Richard Farnsworth as a man who drives across Iowa and Wisconsin in a tractor. David Lynch veered away from his traditional offbeat subject matter to direct this true story of a man trying to reconnect with his sick brother. Farnsworth’s performance was nominated for an Oscar, making him the oldest Best Actor contender at 79 years old.