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J.W. Coop (1971)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Western  |  1 January 1972 (USA)
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After losing eight years to prison, cowboy J. W. Coop is released to return to life as a professional rodeo cowboy in the 60's. Determined to make up for the lost 'prime' years of his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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J.W. Coop
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Mama
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Bean
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Jim Sawyer
R.L. Armstrong ...
Tooter Watson
John Crawford ...
Rancher
Wade Crosby ...
Billy Sol Gibbs
Marjorie Durant ...
Big Marge (as Marjorie Durant Dye)
Paul Harper ...
Warden Morgan
Son Hooker ...
Motorcycle Cop
Richard Kennedy ...
Sheriff
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Diesel Tanker Driver
Larry Mahan ...
Himself
Mary-Robin Redd ...
Bonnie May
Dennis Reiners ...
Billy Hawkins
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After losing eight years to prison, cowboy J. W. Coop is released to return to life as a professional rodeo cowboy in the 60's. Determined to make up for the lost 'prime' years of his career, he doggedly goes forward, and learns that not only has the business of rodeo changed during his incarceration but society as a whole has made dramatic changes as well. Written by David Fowler

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Drama | Western

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Rated PG-13 for some sensuality, language and brief violence | See all certifications »
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Trivia

During the National Finals Rodeo sequence when the rodeo announcer is talking, the man with a cowboy hat and blue sport coat on and a blue scarf tie is Clem McSpadden. He was a nephew of Will Rogers and was a longtime Oklahoma State Senator. He was from Claremore, as was Will Rogers. He was also a famed rodeo announcer professionally. See more »

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When the motorcycle cop pulls J. W. Coop over and asks him what is the year of the car he is driving, Coop replies that is a 1949. The car is actually a 1951 Hudson. See more »

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24 January 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Excellent story about a cowpoke who wants to be the number one rider in the nation. He worked hard at it, and made his name well known on the circuit, even getting to the point of acquiring his own airplane. A good look at the rodeo from behind the scenes. Near the end was a very graphic scene of a cowboy caught up in the harness of a raging bull. I heard it was not a setup take, but was real footage from a rodeo. I know it made me cringe to watch it. 4 stars.


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