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Daddy and Them (2001)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 2002 (Mexico)
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Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle.

Director:

Billy Bob Thornton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Bob Thornton ... Claude Montgomery
Laura Dern ... Ruby Montgomery
Diane Ladd ... Jewel
Kelly Preston ... Rose
Andy Griffith ... O.T. Montgomery
Sandra Seacat ... Elbe Montgomery
John Prine ... Alvin Montgomery
Jeff Bailey Jeff Bailey ... J.C. Montgomery
Jim Varney ... Hazel Montgomery
Brenda Blethyn ... Julia Montgomery
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Walton Goggins ... Tommy Christian
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When an uncle is charged with murder, the event reverberates throughout a poor Arkansas family, including a struggling musician and his wife, her mother, her sister, and his father. Written by matt95

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2002 (Mexico) See more »

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Daddy & Them See more »

Filming Locations:

Kerr, Arkansas, USA See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was released on June 6th, 2001, 9 days before what would've been Jim Varney's 52nd birthday. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Ruby Montgomery: Some clouds comin' in. Maybe there's a storm comin'.
Claude Montgomery: Nah, them ain't storm clouds.
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A WEIRD WONDERFUL MOVIE WITH LITTLE GEMS THROUGHOUT!
10 July 2003 | by JOHNRCASHFANSee all my reviews

I had heard about his movie for a couple of years, but just had the chance to watch it tonight on SHOWTIME. Written and directed by Billy Bob Thornton, the story is not very cohesive, but the characters are very memorable, especially those played by John Prine and Andy Griffith. There are some great comic moments, and a few touching scenes that reminded me of several families I have come in contact with here in the rural south. Actually, John Prine, better known as a singer/songwriter, steals the picture with a wry understated performance. I can see how the studio didn't know how to market the movie for the big screen, but it plays pretty well on the small screen.


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