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William Petersen's High Horse Films produced this romantic comedy that endeavors to recall the glory days of Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. Petersen stars as Joey Coalter, a roving adventurer who has been married to his wife Chris (Sissy Spacek) for almost thirteen years but has rarely been home. During that time Chris has become fed up with Joey's cavalier ways. But it comes as a complete shock to Joey when, while talking to a group of cowpokes about Tahitian women somewhere on the prairie, he receives a wedding invitation sent by his daughter Beth (Olivia Burnette) that announces the wedding of Chris to dull business man Walter Humphrey (Brian Kerwin). Beth hopes the surprise wedding invitation will prod Joey to try to get back together with Chris. Chris hopes so too, as Joey drops what he is doing and takes off to stop Chris's pending nuptials. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:January 31, 1992

Cast

William Petersen
as Joey Coalter
Sissy Spacek
as Christine Coalter
Brian Kerwin
as Walter Humphrey
Mare Winningham
as Dawn
Jeff Perry
as Pinky
Peter MacNicol
as Stuart Coalter
Olivia Burnette
as Beth Coalter
Lois Smith
as Mrs. Bell
Ann Wedgeworth
as Chris's Mom
Amy Wright
as Shelley
Shirley Knight
Rip Torn
Dorothy Deavers
as Mrs. Bentson
Niles Williamson
as Howard
Lucy Childs
as Edna
Jerry Haynes
as Walt's Dad
Josh Stoppelwerth
as Walt's Nephew
Turk Pipkin
as Tucker
James Prince
as Phillip
Gerry Becker
as Minister
Larry Brandenburg
as Garber
Brandon Smith
as Lyle
Blue Deckert
as Ray
Joe Berryman
as Stan
Mark Voges
as Judd
Woody Watson
as William
Margaret Wiley
as Trudy
James Black
as Gameshow Husband
Suzanne Savoy
as Gameshow Wife
Melodee Bowman
as Miss Bowman
Joey Coomer
as Peter Pan
Julius Tennon
as Football Coach
Schuyler Fisk
as Mary
Shannon Sedwick
as Neighbor
Alissa Alban
as Bachlorette Party Guest
Angie Bolling
as Bachlorette Party Guest
Coquina Dunn
as Bachlorette Party Guest
C.K. McFarland
as Bachlorette Party Guest
Kevin Cooney
as Wedding Band Member
David Breax
as Wedding Band Member
Jack Lilley
as Cowboy
Keith McCaslim
as Cowboy
Ed Geldart
as Mr. Bentson
Margaret Bowman
as Walt's Mom
Turk Pipkin
as Tucker
Margaret Bowman
as Walt's Mom
Coquina Dunn
as Bachlorette Party Guest
James Black
as Gameshow Husband
Jerry Haynes
as Walt's Dad
Woody Watson
as William
C.K. McFarland
as Bachlorette Party Guest
Schuyler Fisk
as Mary
Joe Berryman
as Stan
Jack Lilley
as Cowboy
Blue Deckert
as Ray
Gerry Becker
as Minister
Angie Bolling
as Bachlorette Party Guest
Mark Voges
as Judd
Julius Tennon
as Football Coach
Ed Geldart
as Mr. Bentson
Joey Coomer
as Peter Pan
Josh Stoppelwerth
as Walt's Nephew
James Prince
as Phillip
Kevin Cooney
as Wedding Band Member
Keith McCaslim
as Cowboy
Alissa Alban
as Bachlorette Party Guest
David Breax
as Wedding Band Member
Niles Williamson
as Howard
Dorothy Deavers
as Mrs. Bentson
Larry Brandenburg
as Garber
Melodee Bowman
as Miss Bowman
Margaret Wiley
as Trudy
Shannon Sedwick
as Neighbor
Suzanne Savoy
as Gameshow Wife
Lucy Childs
as Edna
Brandon Smith
as Lyle

Crew

Martin Davidson
Director
Michael Douglas
Producer
Peter McAlevey
Producer
William Petersen
Producer
Rick Bieber
Producer
Andrzej Bartkowiak
Cinematographer
Kenny Vance
Composer (Music Score)
George S. Clinton
Composer (Music Score)
Bonnie Koehler
Editor
Rick Shaine
Editor
Dan Leigh
Production Designer
Paul Kurta
Co-producer
Leslie Rollins
Set Designer
Susan Gammie
Costume Designer
Guy J. Louthan
Line Producer
Jeanette Browning
Sound Recordist
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