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The Golden Boys (2008)

A romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains who try to lure an attractive middle-aged woman into marriage.

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Capt. Zebulon Hedge
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Capt. Jeremiah Burgess
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Capt. Perez Ryder
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Martha Snow
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John Bartlett
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Ralph Hazeltine
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Elisabeth Preston
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Melissa Busteed (as Angelica Torn)
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Web Saunders
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Melodeon Player
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Luther Norris
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Squealer Wixon
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Bluey Bachelder
Miles Herter ...
Dr. Palmer
Jonathan Edwards ...
Rev. Perley
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A romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains who try to lure an attractive middle-aged woman into marriage.

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Three Salty Dogs Seek One Spicy Kitten

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG for mild language and smoking | See all certifications »
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16 November 2008 (USA)  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,366, 19 April 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$184,149, 9 August 2009
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Several local residents were used as extras. One local fisherman had such an authentic appearance that reflected the period, including an "old salt" type beard, that he needed no makeup or costuming. See more »

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Contents of one letter from a respondent to newspaper ad being read at kitchen table vary in length between shots over a relatively short time. See more »

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Sailing into uncharted waters with three great actors ............
24 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Like reading a good book before a roaring fire, "The Golden Boys" is that type of movie. Charming and relaxing, the movie takes it's time to let you really get to know the three retired sea captains. David Carradine, Rip Torn, and Bruce Dern, all are terrific, and depicting the 1905 Cape Cod location with great realistic photography adds to the enjoyment. My only nitpick with this film is regarding the title. In my opinion, "The Golden Boys" sounds more like a sitcom than a feature film about three cantankerous old seaman. Nevertheless, if you enjoy quiet movies, that take their time with the story, this is a must see. - MERK


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