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Writer (WGA):
Billy Bob Thornton (written by)
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Release Date:
2002 (Mexico) See more »
Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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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 »
O.T. Montgomery:Yeah, I got in a lot of trouble in France.
O.T. Montgomery:That's where I did most of my fighting, military-wise. But I kicked up my heels a time to two. What, uh, what war did you lose your legs in?
Man in Wheelchair:I ain't old enough to be in no war, except the Gulf.
O.T. Montgomery:Oh, that wasn't no war. Just a bunch of missiles shootin'.
Man in Wheelchair:My ex-wife shot me in the back.
O.T. Montgomery:Didn't even shoot 'em by hand, they used computers. One old boy broadcast it on the news from up under a bed.
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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Better than a 5.0, 20 April 2005
Author: brintonepperson from United States

It looks like the lack of marketing for this film has really caused the filmgoing public to be deprived. I understand there was some turmoil surrounding the films release, which is why it was so delayed, and had things worked out better, it may have reached the audience it was designed for. The endearing part of this movie, with it's wandering plot, and it's archetypal characters, is that it is an accurate reflection of daily life among many of the lower middle class that lives in the middle of this country. I know these characters. Every one of them could be a neighbor to me. Although this film was based in Arkansas, it easily could have been made in Clay City, KY, right down to the phrase "daddy and them's" to refer to the patriarchal home-place. In short, this movie is about life, and not everyone's life, but hopefully about the life of someone everyone knows. When you add in the stellar cast, including hillbilly hero John Prine, this movie can simply not go unwatched.

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