Daddy and Them is a romantic/sentimental comedy with a trashy redneck coating -- written and directed by, as well as starring, Billy Bob Thornton.
It mainly follows Billy Bob and Laura Dern, a poor, married couple who learn that Billy Bob's uncle is in jail. The entire family decides to get together and stay with their parents, the father being Andy Griffith, while they work on getting the uncle out of jail.
The dialogue, especially, is quite good at times, and there's a great collection of quirky scenes and characters populating the story.
The only knock I'd give it is to say that the individual scenes work better than the story as a whole. In other words, many of the…