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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hewey Calloway
Walter Calloway
Eve Calloway
C.C. Tarpley
Fat Gervin
Cotton Calloway
Tommy Calloway
City Marshall
Larry Mahan ...
Blue Hannigan
Alvin Lawdermilk (as Richard Jones)
Karen Jones ...
Cora Lawdermilk


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 »


Hewey Calloway: Biscuit, I'm tired of this cowology. I'm tired of these mountains. And if you won't take it the wrong way, I'd just as soon talk with somebody can talk back every once in a while - you ain't said nothin' in two years.
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Featured in The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1995) See more »

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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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