The Golden Boys

Release date:April 17, 2009

Studio:Roadside Attractions

Director:Daniel Adams

MPAA Rating:PG (for mild language and smoking)


Starring:David Carradine, Rip Torn, Bruce Dern, Mariel Hemingway

Genre:Comedy, Romance

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Plot Summary:

A romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old men who try to lure an attractive middle-aged woman into marrying one of them. It is based on the best-selling novel by Joseph C. Lincoln titled "Cap'n Eri." Set on Cape Cod at the turn of the century, three retired sea captains living together decide that the only way to keep their house in order is for one of them to get married. There is just one problem, none of them wants to get married. They decide to flip a coin and Captain Jerry Burgess loses. They place an ad for a mail order bride in a big city newspaper and a woman from Nantucket named Martha Snow responds. Captain Jerry immediately gets cold feet. In a humorous series of events, Captain Perez hatches a plan to keep Martha in town while Captain Jerry works up his confidence to propose. However, it is Captain Zeb who falls in love with her and proposes.