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An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family.

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Hewey Calloway
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Walter Calloway
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Eve Calloway
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Tarnell
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Spring Renfro
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C.C. Tarpley
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Fat Gervin
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Cotton Calloway
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Tommy Calloway
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City Marshall
Larry Mahan ...
Blue Hannigan
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Alvin Lawdermilk (as Richard Jones)
Karen Jones ...
Cora Lawdermilk
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Florence
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Betsey
Joaquin Jackson ...
Wes Wheeler
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Mr. Fox
Norberto Navarette ...
Julio
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Mrs. Faversham
James N. Harrell ...
Pierson Phelps
Bernard Engel ...
Mr. Krauss
Larry Lynch ...
Brother Averill
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Car Owner
Joe Sears ...
Doctor
Tony Epper ...
Melvin the Goon
Jimmy Don Cox ...
County Sheriff
Cliff Teinert ...
Martin Willis
Patrick Scott ...
Owen Burns
Ted J. Crum ...
Dale Sieker
Tom Hadley ...
Roping Official
Clay M. Lindley ...
Bartender
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Austin Leonard Jones ...
Harvey (uncredited)

Directed by

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Tommy Lee Jones

Written by

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Elmer Kelton ... (book)
 
Tommy Lee Jones ... (teleplay) &
J.T. Allen ... (teleplay)

Produced by

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Mitch Engel ... co-producer
Matt Merritt ... co-producer
Salli Newman ... producer
Edgar J. Scherick ... executive producer

Music by

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John McEuen

Cinematography by

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Alan Caso

Film Editing by

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Kimberly Ray

Editorial Department

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Michael Moncreiff ... negative cutter
Ginny Parillo ... negative cutter
Gary Parrillo ... negative cutter
Bruce Pearson ... electronic color timer
Ken Schretzmann ... associate editor
Jim J. Williams ... color timer (as Jim Williams)

Casting By

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Natalie Hart
Jason La Padura

Production Design by

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Cary White

Art Direction by

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Michael J. Sullivan

Set Decoration by

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Barbara Haberecht

Costume Design by

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David S. Powell

Makeup Department

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John Blake ... makeup artist
Susan Buffington ... hair stylist
Cydney Cornell ... department head hair stylist
Susan 'Star' Orr ... key hair stylist
Tina Roesler Kerwin ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Bruce Dunn ... post-production supervisor
Robert Grand ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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William H. Burton Jr. ... second unit director (as Billy Burton)
Bill Scott ... first assistant director
Sarah Shields ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Mark Lambert Bristol ... storyboard artist
Krista Ernst ... scenic artist
John R. Helton ... scenic artist
Shawn Wayne Jones ... lead background artist
Shane Patrick ... set dresser
Byron Scott Thomas ... property master
David Wilt ... construction coordinator
Jay Wylie ... set dresser

Sound Department

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Todd Bassman ... boom operator
Rick Hinson ... sound effects editor
Craig Hunter ... re-recording mixer
Donald F. Johnson ... production sound mixer
Michael Kimball ... sound effects editor
Christopher B. Reeves ... dialogue editor
Nello Torri ... re-recording mixer
David F. Van Slyke ... sound effects editor
David John West ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor

Special Effects by

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Joe Lombardi ... special effects coordinator

Stunts

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William H. Burton Jr. ... stunt coordinator (as William H. Burton)
Matthew Taylor ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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David Boyd ... camera operator: "a" camera
Erik Heinila ... still photographer
Dawn Jones ... assistant camera (as Dawn Laurel)
Douglas S. Kennedy ... best boy electric
Don Reddy ... director of photography: second unit
Roger Sassen ... chief lighting technician
Peter Simonite ... assistant camera
Andy Sydney ... Steadicam assistant
Ric Urbauer ... key grip
Dennis K. Wilson ... dolly grip
John Weiss Jr. ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Eileen Kennedy ... casting associate
Mickie McGowan ... adr voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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James M. George ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Eddie Sykes ... location assistant
Eric A. Williams ... location manager

Music Department

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Bradford Cox ... music editor
Terri Fricon ... music supervisor
Brian Mendelsohn ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Jim Petti ... transportation captain
Daniel Quick ... transportation coordinator
Brian Steagall ... transportation co-captain

Other crew

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Ursula Brauner ... animal trainer
James S. Burns ... assistant mr jones
Tim Carroll ... wrangler
L. Chip Crosby Jr. ... production assistant
Josh Einsohn ... production assistant
Jan Evans ... script supervisor
Joaquin Jackson ... security coordinator

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Also Known As
  • Les derniers pionniers (France)
  • Einmal Cowboy, immer ein Cowboy (Germany)
  • Viejos muchachos (Spain)
  • Dobri stari momci (Serbia)
  • Zacni kowboje (Poland)
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  • 130 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Tommy Lee Jones's second western for television, after Lonesome Dove (1989). Sissy Spacek and Sam Shepard appeared together again later the same year in Streets of Laredo (1995), the sequel to Lonesome Dove. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Roommates/Muriel's Wedding/Hideaway/The Good Old Boys/Citizen X (1995). See more »
Quotes Hewey Calloway: Tommy, I ain't never been killed in my life.
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