Bud Davis is a country boy who moves to the city to visit his uncle and his family. He starts hanging out at Gilley's, the popular nightclub owned by Mickey Gilley himself. He takes a job at the oil refinery where his uncle works, hoping to save enough money to buy some land. He also meets a cowgirl named Sissy, they dance together, 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 at Gilley's 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
After Bud takes Sissy's blindfold off and shows her their new mobile home, you can see two crewman behind the home next door, one moving quickly to get off camera. See more
Uh-oh, get out the Alka-Seltzer.
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Could I Have This Dance
Written by Wayland Holyfield and Bob House
Performed by Anne Murray
Tree Music Publishing (BMI) See more