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Writers:
Max Enscoe (written by) &
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Tagline:
Fight'n, Steal'n, Shoot'n and other lessons from Grandpa.
Plot:
A sheep rancher's visit to the big city triggers a mischevious adventure with his teenage computer-whiz grandson. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Peter Fonda ... A.J. 'Stoney' Stoneman

Kris Kristofferson ... Shuck

Joseph Mazzello ... Charles

Keith Carradine ... Sheriff Hank Dawson

Robin Dearden ... Kate Harper

Jad Mager ... Billy Spratt
Adam Logan ... Owen Spratt (as Adam Stradlin)

Gregory Sporleder ... Deputy Sheriff Orville Spratt

Rosanna DeSoto ... Martinez
Michael Booth ... Agent Collins
T. Mychael Rambo ... Hearse Driver (as T. Michael Rambo)

Mark Benninghoffen ... Ben
Marquetta Senters ... Nurse
Wayne A. Evenson ... Carlson
Lana Schwab ... Verla
Pamela Walker ... Hospital Receptionist
Stephen Pelinski ... Doctor Price
Rodney Dimmer ... FBI Agent #1
Daniel Rodrigo ... FBI Agent #2
James Cada ... Mr. McKormick
Vincent Damahe Benson ... Big Bob
Frances F. Ford ... Woman in Bowling Alley
Sheila Schafer ... Lady in Diner
Brian Brady ... Trooper#1
John Gream ... Trooper #2
Guapo ... Dakota
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Pamela Gaye Walker ... Starla

Paul Cram ... Bus Riding Student (uncredited)
Bob Cummings ... Doctor (uncredited)
Joel Edwards ... Hospital Patient (uncredited)

Jim Westcott ... Hospital Patient (uncredited)
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Directed by
Leszek Burzynski 
 
Writing credits
Max Enscoe (written by) &
Annie DeYoung (written by) and
Glen Stephens (written by) &
George 'Buck' Flower (written by) (as Buck Flower) &
Ed Hansen (written by)

Produced by
Julie Hartley .... co-producer
Patty Hedeen .... executive producer (as Patty Jo Hedeen)
Ken Promersberger .... executive producer
Robert Schwartz .... producer
Maggie Soboil .... associate producer
Buffie Stone .... associate producer
Elke Weiss .... assistant producer
 
Original Music by
Hummie Mann 
 
Cinematography by
William Wages (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Andrew S. Eisen 
Stephen E. Rivkin  (as Stephen Rivkin)
 
Casting by
Concetta Di Matteo  (as Concetta di Matteo)
Carolyn Long 
 
Production Design by
Stephen Storer 
 
Art Direction by
Linden Snyder 
 
Set Decoration by
Robin Peyton 
 
Costume Design by
Hala Bahmet 
Helen Bahmet 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Avery .... second second assistant director
Dan Leatham .... first assistant director
Elenie Mansalis .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Lansing L. Smith .... property master (as Lansing Smith)
 
Sound Department
Mick Davies .... boom operator
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer
Gregory M. Gerlich .... supervising sound editor
Whit Norris .... sound mixer
Mark A. Rozett .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Stunts
Tony Lee Boggs .... utility stunts
Eric D. Howell .... stunt coordinator (as Eric Howell)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joseph Gallup .... electrician
Kevin Karpinski .... electrician
Joseph Lederer .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Jennifer Kapitan .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Scott Zone .... colorist
Dan Muscarella .... color timer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Marc Scott .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Erin Acker .... assistant production coordinator
Charles de Bernier .... assistant accountant
Brooke Kaye .... production assistant
Stacy Layne Kramer .... accountant
Kristin Landreville .... production coordinator
Patricia Jean McWilliams .... stand-in: Robin Dearden
Andrew Peterson .... location manager
Tyler Plummer .... stand-in: Joe Mazzello
Daniel Rodrigo .... assistant to producers
Erin Sahlstrom .... assistant location manager
Tanner Stevens .... stand-in: Mr. Mazzello
Dave Dustin .... set medic (uncredited)
Kurt W. Gensmer .... set medic (uncredited)
Laurie Pyle .... set medic (uncredited)
 

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Rated PG for language, brief violence and thematic material
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USA:99 min (DVD)
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Trivia:
Sheila Schafer ("Lady in Diner"), actual resident of Medora, North Dakota, has one line in Wooly Boys (2001) with Peter Fonda. Sheila has coincidentally stated that her husband, Harold Schafer, who restored Medora in 1964, had one line as an extra in How the West Was Won (1962) with Henry Fonda.See more »
Quotes:
A.J. 'Stoney' Stoneman:Skeleton trees. We head north.
Charles:Skeleton trees? Bald rock, broke twig? This is how you guys get around?
A.J. 'Stoney' Stoneman:The land has scars just like people. Helps you recognize where you are.
Shuck:You gotta a better way?
Charles:Yeah! Turn left at Burger King... if you hit Taco Bell, you've gone too far.
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Soundtrack:
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
No retirement for old men, 3 October 2012
Author: przgzr from Zagreb, Croatia

Decades ago actors (and, certainly, actresses) often used to quit making movies, to retire and be remembered for what they've done while being young, strong, beautiful. Some decided to reappear for a special occasion, like James Cagney, some kept their decision till the end. Greta Garbo and Cary Grant come first into my mind.

Today the times have changed. After Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Jack Lemmon, Henry Fonda and others that didn't want to waste their last breaths, many actors that have approached the years where traditional lover and action hero roles don't fit much any more not only keep on playing, but aren't satisfied to get supporting roles for new young stars movies – they even make movies where all top casting positions contains their peers. And while Clint, Tommy Lee and others decided to go to space, Kris, Peter and Keith's movie takes place in (similarly isolated) American wilderness.

For Kristofferson, as a country composer and singer, and as a "Heaven's Gate" star, this is a natural environment. Carradine also had his share of roles that took him to middle USA, "Nashville" and "The Long Riders" among best remembered. And for Fonda this may be the kind of landscape that he rode along in "Easy Rider".

Though their best years are behind them they are still capable of making a good job. They are not stars like Jones and Eastwood (and, unfortunately, never have been – just a step behind, having maybe just a teaspoon less luck to make few successes in a line), and they don't get first class productions. However, taking what's been offered, none of them disappointed us. There was no need for a big theater type of acting, the three men are small people from small town and big gestures would be overacting.

Though the story keeps running in the limits of solid TV production, the writers made some unusual and funny jokes (stolen dead body, agent Collins' enthusiasm...) and avoided making the conflict between worlds of a teenage computer fan and his grandfather from isolated farm become a center point of jokes (so many times repeated in movies like "Crocodile Dundee", "Coming to America", "Starman", "Les visiteurs" etc) – screenplay is definitely better than one would expect seeing that long list of writers. However, the directing seems rather slow and too mainstream, leaving some scenes underused and a lot of potentials partially ignored. As it could be expected, the end is too sentimental containing no surprises, very TV-ish, but doesn't ruin the integrity.

Anyway, it is always a pleasure to watch those three next-to-top stars and, without having to big expectations, those who like all or some of them won't regret.

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