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Off-beat southern comedy of blackmail, robbery and family values.
Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Luke Perry ... Chester Milford

Elaine Hendrix ... Etta Milford

Jon Gries ... Sherriff Ernie

LeAnn Rimes ... Pam

Jimmi Simpson ... Kyle

Gary Grubbs ... Zachary

Gregory Alan Williams ... Buck

Randy McDowell ... Rob

Tyler Case ... Shane

Michael May ... Chris

Jim Cody Williams ... Bo

Ted Manson ... Mr. Simmons

Valyn Hall ... Marcy

Helen Bowman ... Antique Buyer
Marc McPherson ... Uncle Donnie
Sarah Cotton ... Aunt Charlene
Lydia Labasci ... Young Etta
Terrence Gibney ... Antique Appraiser

Becky Fly ... Roadshow Table Owner

Leslie Sharp ... Chair Owner
Randy Breedlove ... Gun Owner
O'Neill Williams ... Hunter

Anne Moore ... Annie Parker

Patricia French ... Cocktail waitress

Eric Goins ... Liquor Store Customer
Angel Williams ... Stripper (as Angelina Love)

Randall P. Havens ... Shirt Shopper (as Randy Havens)
Sara Blakely ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Geier ... Naked Guy
Michael J. Meindl ... Diner Patron
Kerry Burnette ... Drum Major #2 (uncredited)
Dalton Cole ... Travis Parker Jr. (uncredited)
Shaun Gilmer ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Bill Greeley ... Tall Man (uncredited)
Mary Hendrix ... Little League Mom (uncredited)
Billy Holmes ... Antique Shopper / Diner Employee (uncredited)
Rodney L. James ... Town Barbecue Patron (uncredited)

Lance Krall ... Jesse (uncredited)
Jonathan Reynolds ... Young Santa Claus (uncredited)
Brian Spencer ... Clothes Barn Shopper (uncredited)

Evan Tilson Stroud ... Teenager (uncredited)
Darien Vain ... Stripper (uncredited)
Joe Walsh ... Antique Shopper (uncredited)

Steve Warren ... Clothes Barn Shopper (uncredited)
Nathan Wright ... Strip Club Bouncer (uncredited)

Directed by
Jim Issa 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Lucker 
Anthony Stephenson 

Produced by
Robert Ballentine .... associate producer
Carl Clifford .... supervising producer
Elaine Hendrix .... co-producer
Pamela Peacock .... executive producer
Pamela Peacock .... producer
Rip Russell .... associate producer
Richard Sampson .... executive producer
Richard Sampson .... producer
John Stanier .... associate producer
Cinematography by
Jordan McMonagle 
Film Editing by
Joe Linton 
Casting by
Pam Bouvier  (as Pam Gilles)
Valerie McCaffrey 
Production Design by
Frank Galline 
Dan Post 
Set Decoration by
Dan Post 
Makeup Department
Teresa Foshee .... makeup department head
Production Management
Katie Willard Troebs .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Evans Griffin .... first assistant director
Art Department
Alex App .... storyboard artist
Jon Bass .... storyboard artist
Heather Bowers .... on-set dresser
Sedrick Lakpa .... intern
Konrad Lewis .... set dresser
Mary Beth Miller .... art department production assistant
Kenneth Nelson .... set dresser
Windi Robinson .... props
Roland Spence .... property master (as Roland Heart)
Sound Department
Chris Conover .... sound effects assistant
Greg Crawford .... re-recording mixer
Greg Crawford .... sound designer
Aron Siegel .... sound mixer
Thomas Ward .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Lisa Reynolds .... special effects
Bob Fisher .... stunt double
Lonnie R. Smith Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Rob Acox .... grip
Reid Andrews .... electrician
Chris Birdsong .... grip
Marivee Cade .... gaffer
Guy D'Alema .... still photographer
Jeff Dillon .... best boy electric
David Ellis .... electrician
Ronald 'Ronnie' Martin .... electrician
Derek Page .... electrician
Billy Sherrill .... key grip
Joseph Thomas .... first assistant camera
Troy Toebben .... electrician
Mike Torino .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
Carmen K. Jones .... casting assistant (as Carmen K. Brown)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elizabeth Palmer .... key costumer (as Liz Palmer)
Linda N. Robinson .... seamstress
Editorial Department
D.C. Cardinali .... colorist
Ruckus Skye .... additional editor
Location Management
Stephen Dirkes .... location manager
Transportation Department
Dennis G. Carter .... driver
Keith N. Collis .... transportation coordinator
William Gillespie .... production driver
Chuck Graydon .... driver
Oranz Walker .... transportation captain
David Carlton White .... driver: honeywagon
Sharon Williams .... driver
Other crew
Roberto Fuertes Astor .... set production assistant
Craig Bolt .... assistant to director
Sylvia Boykin .... stand-in
Sharon L. Craig .... production accountant
Shaun Gilmer .... stand-in: Luke Perry
Mason Glenn .... utility stand-in
Samuel Jerome Johnson .... production secretary
Carmen K. Jones .... production assistant (as Carmen K. Brown)
Melody S. Jones .... craft service
Zach Kane .... key craft service
Brian McCrossin .... chef
Robin Meyers .... script supervisor
Eric Packham .... stand-in
John Fitzgerald Page .... photo double: Luke Perry
John Fitzgerald Page .... stand-in: Luke Perry
John Fitzgerald Page .... utility stand-in
Sia Sapoundjieva .... production secretary
Michael S. Thompson .... stand-in
Christopher Goodman .... special thanks
Mary Hendrix .... special thanks
Carl Peoples .... special thanks

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and brief partial nudity
84 min
USA:PG-13 (certificate #45779)
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Stupid people doing idiotic things?, 8 February 2016
Author: Mo ( from Canada

Always wondering what the point of a movie is. Okay, I'm usually not because usually the movie tells the viewer as the film progresses. Even The Royal Tenenbaums was a movie about a family just being dysfunctional, despite the fact that nothing much happens, it's a great film. Good Intentions, for all its good intentions, was a bit flat. Usually movies are about a family, a relationship, a human psychology and something changes that in a life altering way, or a crime or tragedy that does the same. So, it was unexpected when this movie did none of this. It was really about stupid and poor people continuing to go in over their heads in stupid schemes. So, on the one hand I'm thinking "is that all this is about? seems trite for a movie," while on the other hand I'm thinking "Wow, this film really speaks to me," as I know soooo many people who are poor, scheming, and constantly going in over their heads in stupid schemes. Especially me. Therefore the movie should speak to me more, it just didn't. I was busy trying to figure out if this was a comedy, drama, crime movie, or a ridiculous plot that was based on a true story. Usually when movies come out of left field, it's because they're based on a true story, or else why would they be greenlit. I haven't checked to see yet, but that's what it looked like. When the mother was in the station waggon with her two sons, I was thinking, "Oh no, this movie is about that lady who drowned her two kids by driving them all into the lake," and I braced myself. That would have made sense as to the point of the movie, but nope.

This wacky flick was decent. Elaine Hendrix was so believable as a hot Georgian hick wife that by the end you start only looking at her as a woman who's hot like your girlfriend or wife would be hot. And wow to Leanne Rimes, congrats to her for pulling off the hot sister role, she used to, um, not be cast in that role so that's a huge achievement as she easily fit as Pam. Perry was good in this, did his role well, but it didn't call for him to stand out at all so he just played his part the way he needed to.

The acting all around was good, the story got a bit campy at times, the humor hit the mark 1 out of 3 times, and the pacing was erratic.

For some reason it just played like a made for TV movie based on a true story, but the idea behind the film, that we constantly go in over our heads, is a great message. Just felt that the conclusion wasn't believable until you classify it as a ridiculous comedy, but it wasn't that funny. Hence the weirdness of it all...

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