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Thaddeus Rose and Eddie (1978)

The story of two friends from Texas who are finally forced to face reality for themselves and for both of their girlfriends.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Thaddeus Rose
Eddie Lee Haskell
Alvin Karl
Clay Tanner ...
Annabelle Weenick ...
Jesus Rosales Morales ...
Pablo Ramirez
Irene Goodall (as Sarah Norvell)
John Starrett Berry ...
1st Boy
Greg Gault ...
2nd Boy
John O'Conner White ...
3rd Boy
Stephen Schneider ...
Ray Liberto ...


The story of two friends from Texas who are finally forced to face reality for themselves and for both of their girlfriends.

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24 February 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kunnon kaverukset  »

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1.33 : 1
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A vintage movie for rednecks.
9 May 2005 | by (South Dakota) – See all my reviews

This TV movie had a lot going for it to appeal to rural American viewers of the 1970s. Johnny and June Carter Cash and the whole state of Texas. Johnny plays Thaddeus Rose, and Bo Hopkins plays Eddie. They are two ranching "piddlers" who will never make it big. T.R. drives a 1959 or 1960 Ford pickup. Eddie drives an El Camino with a stock rack. He takes up chasing a woman named Carlotta. A real estate dealer talks T.R. into trading his ranch for a citrus grove in the Rio Grande Valley. He moves there and finds the house a mess. He has a good Spanish-speaking man working for him, though. His citrus crop gets frozen, and he goes back to ranch country a loser. He and Eddie get into trouble for throwing a tomato at the Sheriff or something. T.R. gets back together with his ex- or separated wife Crystal, though.

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