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My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)

PG | | Drama, Western | 1 March 1991 (USA)
A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time.

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Dad
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Cheryl
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Jud
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Virgil
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Junior
Cynthia Mackey ...
Ambulance Attendant (as Cynthia H. Mackey)
Bill Clymer ...
Rodeo Announcer (voice)
Benjamin Rosenberg ...
Gas Station Attendant
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Becky
Jim Robnett ...
Guard at Bank
Jennifer Johnson ...
Secretary
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Nurse
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A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time.

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Drama | Western

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1 March 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mina hjältar har alltid varit cowboys  »

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$3,603,615
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kingpin Films and actor Sonny Gibson filed a $4,225,000 lawsuit against producer Martin Poll and executive producer E K Gaylord III, for breach of oral contract and tortuous interference with a prospective business advantage. See more »

Goofs

During one scene, HD and Jesse come out to the truck and find Jud waiting for them. Jud's hair has been cut and his earring is gone. "Starting to get with the program," Jesse says. In a subsequent scene HD and Virgil are jogging behind Jesse and Jud riding on the tractor. In this scene Jud has long hair again and is wearing the earring. See more »

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References Hee Haw (1969) See more »

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Uneven direction or bad editing? No flow to the story line.
9 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

What should have been a good story with a capable cast was actually hard to watch for me. Each scene seemed to be performed without any regard to the ones previous or following, and HD actually calls Jolie "Jolly" at one point (and no one caught such a basic mistake, which could have been easily corrected in post production audio work).

The ending was predictable, and disappointing in its execution. Once the final scene was underway, the acting ended, and the audience was never treated to anything like a finale that would've tied up the loose ends.

Unfortunate, given the talent available (and the cameo by Mickey Rooney).

Sheesh.


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