An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family.
Did You Know?
Matt Damon said that in 1995, he was paid $20,000 to be in Tommy Lee Jones' film The Good Old Boys. He was able to hang out with Jones all summer and the money kept Damon and Ben Affleck free from having to take other jobs so that they could write Good Will Hunting
(1997). See more
Almost all of the costumes are obviously brand-new, with no attempt to age them. This is particularly noticeable in the first scene, with the close-up shot of the chaps, which had supposedly had at least two years' use. See more
Tommy, I ain't never been killed in my life.