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Bronco Billy (1980)

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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John Arlington
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Doc Lynch
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Lefty LeBow
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Leonard James
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Chief Big Eagle
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Lorraine Running Water
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Sheriff Dix
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Dr. Canterbury
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Irene Lily
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Lt. Wiecker (as Douglas McGrath)
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Station Mechanic
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Edgar Lipton
Pam Abbas ...
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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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11 June 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bronco Billy, o Aventureiro  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The fourth of six movies made by real-life couple Clint Eastwood and Sondra Locke. See more »

Goofs

The camera and camera crew can be clearly seen in one shot during the bar brawl. See more »

Quotes

Antoinette Lilly: Have you ever been married?
Bronco Billy McCoy: Sure. A long time ago.
Antoinette Lilly: Did you love her?
Bronco Billy McCoy: With all my heart. Sometimes that just isn't enough.
Antoinette Lilly: What happened?
Bronco Billy McCoy: I caught her in bed with my best friend.
Antoinette Lilly: What did you do to him?
Bronco Billy McCoy: I shot her.
Antoinette Lilly: What! What about him?
Bronco Billy McCoy: He was my best friend!
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Barroom Buddies
Written by Milton Brown (as M. Brown), Cliff Crofford (as C. Crofford),
Steve Dorff (as S. Dorff) and Snuff Garrett (as S. Garrett)
Sung by Merle Haggard and Clint Eastwood
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GREAT MOVIE! Great slice of life film
20 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a Clint fan..this was one of my favorites. Not a red carpet Oscar type flick...even better. One that is enjoyable to watch and leaves you feeling good when it is over. It's been a long time since I've seen it. I have seen it several times. The chemistry between Clint and Sondra is pretty noticeable. Living in Texas, I can say that in many ways it touches upon the nature of things here, the way friends stick together, and the overall feeling of kinship that exists between people from all walks of life. So, if you want to kick back and watch a hoot of a little movie, this is it. After watching it, you may just find out how many people you have touched in your life without realizing it.


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