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Daddy and Them -- Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle.


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Writer (WGA):
Billy Bob Thornton (written by)
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Release Date:
2002 (Mexico) See more »
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Directed by
Billy Bob Thornton 
Writing credits
Billy Bob Thornton (written by)

Produced by
Jonathan Gordon .... executive producer
Bruce Heller .... co-producer
Geyer Kosinski .... producer
Larry Meistrich .... producer
Robert Salerno .... producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
Original Music by
Larry Paxton 
Marty Stuart 
Kristin Wilkinson 
Cinematography by
Barry Markowitz 
Film Editing by
Sally Menke 
Casting by
Emily Schweber 
Production Design by
Clark Hunter 
Art Direction by
Max Biscoe 
Set Decoration by
Traci Kirshbaum 
Costume Design by
Doug Hall  (as Douglas Hall)
Makeup Department
Gloria Belz .... makeup artist
Kate Biscoe .... makeup artist
Patti Brand .... makeup artist
Lynne K. Eagan .... makeup department head (as Lynne Eagan)
Marsha Lewis .... hair department head
Gianna Sparacino .... hair stylist
Joani Yarbrough .... key hair stylist
Production Management
John A. Amicarella .... post-production supervisor
Natascha Tillmanns .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Pamela Altieri-Paterra .... second second assistant director
Melissa V. Barnes .... second assistant director
James Alan Hensz .... first assistant director
Art Department
Joe Arnold .... assistant property master
Hector M. Gonzalez .... set dresser (as Héctor M. González)
Dwayne Grady .... property master
John Landrum .... on-set dresser
Charles Righetti .... leadman
Brian Walsh .... set dresser
Sound Department
David Acord .... utility sound
David Bach .... dialogue editor
Zane D. Bruce .... foley artist (as Zane Bruce)
Matt Colleran .... sound recordist
Sean England .... machine room operator
Paula Fairfield .... sound effects editor
Judee Flick .... supervising adr editor
Stephen Hunter Flick .... supervising sound editor
Claire Freeman .... dialogue editor
Alexandra Gonzales .... foley editor
Dana Gustafson .... supervising foley editor
William Jacobs .... sound effects editor
Ryan Juggler .... assistant sound editor
Tom Lalley .... sound re-recording engineer
Paul Ledford .... production sound mixer
Diane Linn .... adr recordist
Charles Maynes .... special sound designer
Jon Michaels .... assistant sound editor
Michael Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Frank A. Montaño .... sound re-recording mixer (as Frank Montano)
Stewart Nelsen .... dialogue editor
Timothy Pearson .... foley artist
Tim Rakoczy .... assistant sound editor
Brian Ruberg .... foley mixer
Joseph T. Sabella .... foley artist (as Joey Sabella)
Greg Steele .... adr mixer
Knox White .... boom operator
Judy Benson .... stunt driver
Brent Burditt .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Gordon Ard .... electrician
Clint Buras .... best boy electric
Tom Cioccio .... camera loader
Harve Cook .... video assist operator
Edwin M. Figueroa .... dolly grip
Tom Grunke .... key grip
John R. Hernandez .... grip (as John Hernandez)
Jerry Holway .... steadicam operator (as Jerome F. Holway)
Lee McLemore .... grip
Paul Olinde .... electrician
Van Redin .... still photographer
Monty Rowan .... camera operator
Steven Search .... first assistant camera (as Steve Search)
Afshin Shahidi .... second assistant camera
Jason Taylor .... electrician
John Wagner .... chief lighting technician
Don W. Wegner .... best boy grip
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
Sarah Tackett .... location casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marisa Aboitiz .... costume supervisor
Janet Ingram .... costumer (as Janet Stirner Ingram)
Ángela Núñez .... key set costumer
Lisa Parmet .... costumer
Susan Thomas .... costumer
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Cari Chanin .... post-production coordinator
Phyllis Housen .... assistant editor
Stephanie Johnson .... apprentice editor (as Stephanie V. Johnson)
Florrie Laurence .... post-production coordinator
Harry Muller .... color timer
Fred Raskin .... second assistant editor
Christy Richmond .... assistant editor
Joan Sobel .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Barry Cole .... music supervisor
Christopher Covert .... music supervisor
Tom Kramer .... music editor
Jay B. Richardson .... music editor
Transportation Department
Jon Bergholz .... transportation dispatcher
Drew Clarke .... driver
Russell Davis .... transportation captain (as William Russell Davis)
Mandy Fason .... driver: cast
Jeffrey Gowing .... transportation
Mitch Harbeson .... picture car coordinator
Jerry Jackson .... transportation coordinator
John McLaughlin .... driver
Billy Parker .... transportation co-captain
Other crew
Peter Budd .... production assistant
Leah Culton .... assistant production coordinator
Chris Gibson .... location assistant
Karen Golden .... script supervisor
David B. Haynes .... production assistant
Alan Jacques .... projectionist
John Brian King .... title designer (as Brian King)
W. Alex Korp .... key production assistant
Robert Lawrence .... stand-in: Mr. Thornton
Robert Lawrence .... stand-in: Mr. Thornton
Bernadette Lee .... production coordinator
Cara Leibovitz .... unit publicist
Jayme Lemons .... assistant: Laura Dern
Jonathan Manzo .... location manager
Morgan Miles .... production accountant (as Morgan M. Miles)
Sam Montiforte .... post-production accountant
Brandy Rhodes .... stand-in: Ms. Dern's
Suzanne Saettele .... assistant: Mr. Thornton
Donavan Suitt .... stand-in: John Prine
Spring Sutter .... assistant production accountant
Andrew Zolot .... production coordinator

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Daddy & Them" - USA (DVD box title)
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Rated R for strong language
101 min
Aspect Ratio:
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The original plan was to release this film to theaters but Miramax felt it was not "commercial" enough, so it debuted on cable TV.See more »
Ruby Montgomery:I like to be up when there ain't nobody else up. Feels like the whole world's asleep. Can't nuthin' get ya or bother ya. Ya know?
Claude Montgomery:Well, it seems to me that's when everything *can* get you. That's when folks get knocked in the head, and shot, cut up and everything, at night.
Ruby Montgomery:I don't want to think about things like that right now. If your gonna keep talkin' about it, you'll have to sleep on the couch.
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16 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Not OSCAR Worthy but...., 17 July 2003
Author: andydufresne from Little Rock

I suspect that your ability to enjoy this movie may hinge on 2 things. Can you take a joke and have you ever lived in the South?

If you enjoy SIX FEET UNDER that will help. At times you think you have things figured out only to realize that you are watching a character's dream or fantasy.

If you have lived in the South you have met ALL these people. From Billy Bob who's wife, Laura Dern constantly reminds him of all the studs she bedded before him to her mother (in the film and in real life) Dianne Ladd constantly trying start an argument between them to the her sister (Kelly Preston) who has never really gotten Billy Bob's character out of her system to the "Out of towners", usually from UP NORTH who think they are SO much superior to the local folk. From the matriarch who is slowly slipping into senility and the patriarch who is Not dealing with that or anything else too well, to the "stud" brother who drinks too much (Jeff Baily) and goes through a lot of cars.

For those NOT raised in the South I can assure you these are REAL PEOPLE. I have known them all in one form or fashion.

ALL the acting is good. A very nice turn by a former Cowboys Cheerleader, Tamara Glynn, in the role of the paramedic, refered to in the move as the "ambulance driver". Also a Little Rock local (last seen advertising A/C and a Jr. College) does an admirable job as the brother who is said to be "screwing everything".

ANDY GRIFFITH- Outstanding character and you have not likely ever seen him like this.

TAKE NOTE of the scenery when Laura Dern and BBT are having the picnic. That is atop Petite Jean Mountain west of Little Rock and is some of the greatest scenery around.

I was still laughing after multiple viewings. IF you take this as a farce you can enjoy it. If you are looking for the deeper meaning as in SLINGBLADE you will be bored and disappointed.

FWIW I did not have anything to do with this movie and don't know any of the folks involved.

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