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The Good Old Boys (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Western  -  5 March 1995 (USA)
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An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family.

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A rancher trains a group of boys to herd his cattle. A remake of the 1972 film, 'The Cowboys'.

Director: Tommy Lee Jones
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Hewey Calloway
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Walter Calloway
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Eve Calloway
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Tarnell
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C.C. Tarpley
Walter Olkewicz ...
Fat Gervin
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Cotton Calloway
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Tommy Calloway
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City Marshall
Larry Mahan ...
Blue Hannigan
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Alvin Lawdermilk (as Richard Jones)
Karen Jones ...
Cora Lawdermilk
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Florence
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Betsey
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An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family.

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Tommy Lee Jones's second western for television, after Lonesome Dove (1989). Sissy Spacek and Sam Shepard appeared together again later the same year in Streets of Laredo (1995), the sequel to Lonesome Dove. See more »

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C.C. Tarpley: All you got is a brown horse past his prime, an old saddle, and *maybe* twenty dollars. Now, that ain't much to show for all them years, is it?
Hewey Calloway: I went north one time into Canada and seen the glaciers. You ever see a glacier, C.C.?
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older cowboy has trouble with a modern world
28 April 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Tommy Lee Jones was perfect as a slow moving, slow talking cowboy who comes out of the hills after a 2 year stay. He goes to see his brother and his family finding them in financial trouble. He lends his hand in helping out the troubled family, and falls in love with a local lady. Well done film about a man who finds it impossible to change his roving ways. 4 stars.


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