Bud Davis is a country boy who moves to the city to visit his uncle. He starts hanging out at Gilley's, owned by Mickey Gilley himself. He takes a job at the refinery where his uncle works. He also meets Sissy, a cowgirl, and they fall in love and suddenly get married. And then their marriage is shattered when Bud sees Sissy allegedly seeing con man Wes, who teaches her how to ride the mechanical bull...and plans to rob Gilley's. When a bull-riding contest is announced, Bud decides to sign up. Can he win the contest and save his marriage to Sissy? Written by
Hard Hat Days And Honky-Tonk Nights.
Did You Know?
In the early scenes of the movie, John Travolta
as Bud sports a beard. According to director James Bridges
, Travolta wanted to keep the beard throughout the film but, after a lunch-date with the actor in a very popular restaurant failed to attract even one autograph-seeker, Travolta was convinced to shave it off. See more
During the first kissing scene between Wes and Sissy in Wes' trailer, the shadow of a crew person can be seen in the reflection on the kitchen cabinet. See more
Now, you gotta learn something - there are just certain things a girl cain't do.
I can name serval, pissin' on the side of a wall, gettn laid while your pants are still on...
Why would you want to?
Spoofed in The New Guy
"Don't It Make Ya Wanna Dance"
Written by Rusty Wier
Performed by Bonnie Raitt
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