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The Golden Boys -- 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 marrying one of them.
The Golden Boys -- Three older men who are roomates decide one of them should get married in this trailer


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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. | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

David Carradine ... Capt. Zebulon Hedge

Rip Torn ... Capt. Jeremiah Burgess

Bruce Dern ... Capt. Perez Ryder

Mariel Hemingway ... Martha Snow

Charles Durning ... John Bartlett

Jason Alan Smith ... Ralph Hazeltine

Christy Scott Cashman ... Elisabeth Preston

Angelica Page ... Melissa Busteed (as Angelica Torn)

John Savage ... Web Saunders

Julie Harris ... Melodeon Player
Stephen Russell ... Luther Norris

Stephen Mailer ... Squealer Wixon

Donald Foley ... Bluey Bachelder
Miles Herter ... Dr. Palmer
Jonathan Edwards ... Rev. Perley

Lila Dupree ... Pasha Norris
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Evan Keene ... Fisherman

Joshua Koopman ... Townsmen

Ryan Stanger ... Ben
Roger Dillingham Jr. ... Townsmen (uncredited)

Joseph Guglielmo ... US Life Saving Service (uncredited)
Peter Jordan ... Ezekial (uncredited)

Directed by
Daniel Adams 
Writing credits
Daniel Adams (written by)

Joseph C. Lincoln (novel "Cap'n Eri")

Produced by
Daniel Adams .... producer
Charles Burke .... producer (EPK)
Anita Devlin .... co-producer
Chad Doe .... executive producer
Cassandra Gava .... associate producer
Brian Gilmore .... producer
Trish Gonnella .... co-producer
Matt Janes .... producer
Howard Katz .... producer
Michael Mailer .... producer
Nicolas Stiliadis .... executive producer
Harris Tulchin .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jonathan Edwards 
Cinematography by
Philip D. Schwartz 
Film Editing by
Stan Cole 
Susan Graef 
Casting by
Carolyn Pickman 
Production Design by
David H. Allen  (as David Allen)
Art Direction by
Anthony Dunne 
Costume Design by
Deborah Newhall 
Makeup Department
Carla Antonino .... makeup department head
Frank Barbosa .... key hair stylist
Paula Dion .... hair department head
Production Management
Aaron Levine .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adam Abelson .... additional second second assistant director
David Blazina .... second assistant director
Robert Grasmere .... second unit director
Amanda Hannan .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Abel Barbour .... set dresser
Joshua Barnatt .... set dresser
Aimee Butterfield .... art department coordinator
Roger Danchik .... leadman
Matt Harrington .... set dresser
Sarah Hoopes .... art department production assistant
Deborah Kehs .... set dresser
Dave Major .... on-set dresser
Adam McClain .... carpenter
Janine Moore .... assistant property master
John F. O'Neil .... property master
Jeremy M. Pereira .... scenic artist
Michael Ricci .... construction coordinator
Cleo Wang .... art coordinator
Sound Department
Nelson Ferreira .... sound effects editor
Nelson Ferreira .... supervising sound editor
Anton Gold .... sound mixer
Matthew Harrold .... sound re-recording assistant
Bruce Nyznik .... adr stage supervisor
Allen Ormerod .... sound re-recording mixer
Joel Reidy .... boom operator
Nathan Robitaille .... sound effects editor
Brad Thornton .... sound re-recording mixer
Tyler Whitham .... assistant sound editor
Visual Effects by
Eric Acsell .... digital compositor
John G. Chalfant .... 3D supervisor
Robert Grasmere .... visual effects supervisor
Patrick Murphy .... lead compositor
Rony Soussan .... digital compositor
Mike Burke .... stunts
Roy Farfel .... stunt rigger
Paul Marini .... stunt performer
Jeff Medeiros .... utility stunts
David Shumbris .... stunt double
Manny Siverio .... stunt coordinator
Anthony Vincent .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Adam D. Bouchard .... electrician
Jason Bowen .... generator operator
Robert Bullard .... first assistant camera
Dave Cambria .... best boy electric
Dru Dunnaway .... grip
Jennifer Evans .... dolly grip
Claire Folger .... still photographer
Jesse Goldberg .... lighting technician
Zack Gorman .... grip
Robert Grasmere .... director of photography: second unit
Sean Hadley .... grip
Christian J. Hollyer .... second assistant camera
Mark Killian .... camera production assistant
Damon Lemay .... second assistant camera
Gordon D. Manson .... electrician
Daryl Richardson .... key rigging grip
Chuck Rudolph .... electrician
Walter Stewart .... gaffer
Bill Trautvetter .... camera operator
Ivar Weberg .... grip
Warren A. Weberg .... best boy grip
William M. Weberg .... key grip
Greg Wimer .... first assistant camera
Casting Department
Matt Bouldry .... casting assistant
Anita Devlin .... extras casting
Peter Dudgeon .... casting assistant
Carolyn Pickman .... location casting: Boston
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael Burke .... set costumer
Elizabeth Clifford .... stitcher
Hillary Derby .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Rica Linders .... assistant editor
Music Department
Carl Zittrer .... music supervisor
Other crew
Rebecca Rae Adams .... production assistant
Lisa Arnone .... script supervisor
Abby Coon .... location assistant
Frank Davis .... film runner
Dan Gloeckner .... key set production assistant
Thomas Goggin .... set medic
Adam Krane .... unit production assistant
Albert Krause .... production accountant
Carissa Marlowe .... set production assistant
David Neimi .... location assistant
Katie Packard .... production secretary
Susan T. Parsons .... production coordinator
Christina Pitassi .... first assistant accountant
Brendan Potter .... set production assistant
Tony Raine .... assistant location manager
Luke Richard .... set production assistant
Blythe Robertson .... assistant production office coordinator
Karen Stark .... location manager
Brian Hakala .... production assistant (uncredited)

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Rated PG for mild language and smoking
USA:97 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Peter Boyle was originally cast, but he died before shooting began.See more »
Anachronisms: Modern crossing signal and related equipment appear in long shot when three main characters are running down the tracks.See more »


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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Definitive of a professional job, 16 June 2011
Author: drystyx from United States

I didn't expect to either like or dislike this film. I thought it would be a rut gut parody full type of comedy, which I like better if it is well done. Instead, it was the "safe" situation comedy, which is also hard to do, but doesn't make you feel like a failure if an audience doesn't burst out in laughter.

It's the story of three retired seamen in the early twentieth century, on the Massachussetts coast, who realize they live in a sty, and put an ad out for a woman to marry one of them.

Of course you know the woman will fall for one of the other two, and it's very obvious who it will be. However, it is the small things that make a movie like this a "professional" job. And the attention to detail is incredible. One gets the feeling that some of the people involved spent a decade to get this sort of polish.

The little things mean all the subplots and minor characters outside of the "triangle", which isn't a love "triangle", but a very real looking situation. Dern pretty well steals the show as the third man, the one outside of the triangle, partly from writing and partly from Dern. That's what I mean by a "professional" job. Everyone involved just did a perfect job.

This makes the film flow. I am on the cusp of "attention deficit disorder" and I didn't lose a beat. It just flowed along like the waves of the shore. Good scenery helped. Also, the feeling that you've met some of these people in old age later on. Worth the rental or library check out. Thumbs up.

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