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Wooly Boys (2001)

 -  Comedy  -  7 October 2001 (USA)
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A sheep rancher's visit to the big city triggers a mischevious adventure with his teenage computer-whiz grandson.

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A.J. 'Stoney' Stoneman
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Shuck
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Charles
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Sheriff Hank Dawson
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Kate Harper
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Billy Spratt
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Owen Spratt (as Adam Stradlin)
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Martinez
Michael Booth ...
Agent Collins
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Hearse Driver (as T. Michael Rambo)
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Ben
Marquetta Senters ...
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Wayne A. Evenson ...
Carlson
Lana Schwab ...
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A sheep rancher's visit to the big city triggers a mischevious adventure with his teenage computer-whiz grandson.

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Fight'n, Steal'n, Shoot'n and other lessons from Grandpa.

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Rated PG for language, brief violence and thematic material | See all certifications »
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While a great majority of the filming is credited to Medora, North Dakota, filming was also done in Fryburg, North Dakota (13 miles east of Medora) and Beach, North Dakota (27 miles west of Medora). See more »

Quotes

Charles: What's that smell?
A.J. 'Stoney' Stoneman: Dirt. Wool. Grass... Life.
Charles: All I smell is shit.
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Shipwrecked in the Eighties
Perfomrmed by Kris Kristofferson
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Just average
28 November 2005 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Mediocre movie in the vein of "An Unfinished Life" that has its moments, but falls apart because it doesn't know whether to be a drama or a slapstick comedy. Peter Fonda and Kris Kristofferson give amazing performances, and share some very funny and bittersweet scenes, but they're constantly being interrupted by pointless comic relief. A movie about an old man waiting to die should not have bungling cops, Dukes of Hazzard villains, and annoying teenagers. The latter is especially grating. I realize the entire plot centers around the kid, but after ten minutes of his shrill, nasal whining I wanted him to get trampled to death by the sheep.

It has beautiful footage of the North Dakota landscape (after a confusing side trip to Minneapolis), and like I said before, Fonda and Kristofferson are wonderful, but the rest is a wash. If they'd scrapped the comedy, this would have been a great movie.


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