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 order to place cameras in key positions under the mechanical bull to capture certain angles of the rodeo riding, the landing fall mattresses were removed, thereby reducing the safety protection of the rider. 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
[Bud is interviewing for a job at the oil refinery where Uncle Bob works. His application is being reviewed
Bud Davis, huh?
My, my full name is Buford Uon Davis, but nobody calls me Buford 'cept my Grandmother, and she's half Indian. My initials are B.U.D., it spells Bud.
I can spell, boy.
[looks at application more closely
What pipeline? There ain't no pipeline in Spur!
Yes there is. It came in last Spring. I was workin' on insulatin' it. Then Uncle Bob said you was ...
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