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Bronco Billy (1980)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  11 June 1980 (USA)
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An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.

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Lorraine Running Water
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Irene Lily
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Lt. Wiecker (as Douglas McGrath)
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Edgar Lipton
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Bronco Billy McCoy is the proud owner of a small traveling Wild West show. But the business isn't doing too well: for the past six months he hasn't paid his employees. At a gas station he picks up Antoinette, a stuck-up blonde from a rich family, who was left behind without a penny by her husband on their wedding night. Billy likes her looks and hires her as his assistant. She seems to bring them bad luck and the business gets even worse. In these hard times she loses her reluctance and starts to like her new way of life... and Bronco Billy. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Bronco Billy McCoy: Go ahead, let the tears fall in the beer.
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Sweet little comedy.
14 July 2004 | by (Groningen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This movie obviously wasn't made to break any box office records. It's just a sweet little comedy with great characters that deserves more recognition.

Maybe the biggest problem with "Bronco Billy" is that it tries to have too much story. I wouldn't had mind seeing the movie focusing on Clint and his gang alone, plenty of great characters for that! Instead we now have the movie mainly focusing on the love story.

This isn't really a comedy with "haha" moments. It more is a movie with a warm and fun feeling, which is mainly thanks to the great characters. I especially enjoyed Scatman Crothers in his role but also Clint Eastwood did a good job as a character that basically wanted to be like the western characters Eastwood previously played before.

Fun comedy by Eastwood! Give it a shot, you might end up liking it.

7/10

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