Feeling Minnesota | 1996

Directed by: Steven Baigelman

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Main Plot

A man is forced to marry his brother's ex-wife, but falls in love with her instead. Chaos ensues as they try to escape their small town and the criminal activities of the brother.


  • Keanu Reeves plays Jjaks Clayton, a troubled man who gets caught up in a love triangle and criminal activities.
  • Vincent D'Onofrio's character in Feeling Minnesota is named Sam Clayton, and he plays a key role as the antagonist in the film.
  • Cameron Diaz's character in Feeling Minnesota is named Freddie Clayton, and she plays the love interest of the protagonist.

Ending Explained

In the ending of Feeling Minnesota, Jjaks and Freddie, two brothers entangled in a love triangle, find themselves in a tense confrontation. Amidst the chaos, Jjaks manages to escape with his lover, while Freddie is left behind. As they drive away, Jjaks and his lover share a moment of relief and freedom, leaving their troubled past behind. The film concludes with a sense of hope, as they embark on a new journey together, leaving the tumultuous events of their lives in Minnesota behind them.

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Steven Baigelman Keanu Reeves Vincent D'Onofrio Cameron Diaz