The Good Old Boys Movie Review 1995

Information and Film Reviews for The Good Old Boys the Movie

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Debuting as both director and co-writer, Jones also stars as aging cowpoke Hewey Calloway. The n'er-do-well Hewey makes a surprise visit to the hardscrabble 1906 Texas farm of brother Walter (Kinney), whose wife Eve (McDormand) is none too happy to see the wanderer. But Walter needs help, the local banker (Brimley) is about to foreclose, and Hewey is also taken with spirited schoolmarm Spring Renfro (Spacek, who also starred with Jones in "Coal-Miner's Daughter"). And even Hewey realizes that the 20th century is going to change his way of life forever. Easy-going drama with a fine cast.


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Available on VHS
Running time 118 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Westerns, Brothers & Sisters, Growing Older, Farm Livin', Period Piece: 1900s
J.T. Allen, Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones, Sissy Spacek, Terry Kinney, Frances McDormand, Wilford Brimley, Sam Shepard, Walter Olkewicz, Matt Damon, Bruce McGill, Park Overall, Richard Jones
Alan Caso
Tommy Lee Jones
John McEuen
Salli Newman, Edgar J. Scherick, Turner Network Television (TNT)

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