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Hard Country (1981)

R | | Drama | April 1981 (USA)
Ambitious young Jodie wants more out of life than the small Texas country town she lives in has to offer. Jodie realizes that in order to pursue her dreams she will have to leave Texas and ... See full summary »

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Kyle
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Royce
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Johnny Bob
Sierra Pecheur ...
Mama
John Chappell ...
Daddy
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Caroline
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Loretta
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Ransom
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Wesley
Curtis Credel ...
Dale
Scotch Byerley ...
Aaron
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Larry
Elise Caitlin ...
Cowgirl #1
Danone Camden ...
Cowgirl #2
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Ambitious young Jodie wants more out of life than the small Texas country town she lives in has to offer. Jodie realizes that in order to pursue her dreams she will have to leave Texas and move to the big city. However, her shiftless factory worker boyfriend Kyle wants to stay in Texas. Written by Woodyanders

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The loving was easy. It's the leaving that's hard. See more »

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Die blonde Leidenschaft  »

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Filmed in 1979. See more »

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Caroline: A woman who needs space for herself gets out of Texas. It's a great place to be from and a great place to come home to but you've gotta leave it first, before it smothers you.
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OOH BABY BABY
Performed by Linda Ronstadt
Through the courtesy of Asylum Records
Music and Lyrics by Smokey Robinson (as William "Smokey" Robinson) and Warren Moore
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Thia is a great movie!!!!
12 December 2005 | by (United States, South Carolina) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best movies I've had the pleasure of watching. It sorta reminds me of "Urban Cowboy" because a lot of the movie takes place at a honky tonk and the main characters in the movie likes to go there a lot. I liked the part where they pulled Johnny Bob's mobile home/worm farm out onto the highway and left it. Later on Johnny Bob does a belly whopper off the barroom table and winds up hurt. And that was one heckuva fight that Vicent got into with his mobile home selling brother. Vincent sure did have one sleazy brother when he was sitting in his office watching porno and then tried to seduce Vincent's girlfriend played by Kim Basinger. I don't know if Vincent got into that fight with his brother cause he was jealous of all the money that his brother had, or because he was messing with his girlfriend. I think Vincent's brother musta been greedy or something because his wife sure was gorgeous. So why woulda he wanta hit on Jodie(Basinger)? If this movie was made today and Vincent woulda tried to run outta on the runway to beg his girlfriend from leaving, he mighta got shot! Seriously, this was a good movie and I hope to get it on DVD!


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