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Drama Independent 
Rated: 7+ (PG)19761h 45mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: River Adaptation Country: America

Billy Joe confesses his love to the lovely Bobbi Lee only to cover his growing fear that he may, in fact, be homosexual. One night, at a barn dance, he gets a little drunk and rather than going with the hired whores, gives into his desires and sexual relations with an unnamed man. The guilt causes him to run away, hide in the woods and eventually confess everything to Bobbi Lee who doesn't want to believe him only because she was enjoying the forbidden nature of their love. In the end, he cannot accept his sexuality nor can he hide behind Bobbi Lee and that's why he throws himself off the Tallahachee bridge.Ode to Billy Joe featuring Robby Benson and Glynnis O'Connor is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's a drama and independent movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (1,432 votes) and was disliked by critics.

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#18,284 Ranked Movie

#78 Ranked in River Movies

#449 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#2124 Ranked in Adaptation Movies

Ode to Billy Joe has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (1,432 votes) and was disliked by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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