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Pure Country (1992)

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Dusty Chandler (Strait) is a super star in the country music world, but his shows have the style of a '70s rock concert. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his ... See full summary »

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Dusty Chandler (Strait) is a super star in the country music world, but his shows have the style of a '70s rock concert. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his real country roots. He's helped and hindered by friends and staff, but pushes on in his search for a real music style as well as a real romance. Written by Don Femia <donfemia@csn.net>

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Bright Lights. Hit Songs. Country's biggest star. He'd trade it all to find the kind of love he'd only sung about.


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Rated PG for some mild violence, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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23 October 1992 (USA)  »

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Coeur de cowboy  »

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$15,164,458 (USA)
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Trivia

During the course of filming the crew members felt uncomfortable with George Strait doing his own stunts during the roping scene. Strait finally convinced them to let him do his own roping for that scene, as he is a real team roper and hosts his own team roping event every year in which he and his son compete. See more »

Goofs

In the first scene of the movie the tour bus is shown leaving one city and arriving at another. The city in both shots is Ft. Worth, Texas. See more »

Quotes

Grandma Ivy Chandler: Well, sometimes the tree grows too fast and the roots don't develop. And sometimes you have to chop off the top of that tree to let the roots catch up.
Earl Blackstock: But do you know where he's at?
Grandma Ivy Chandler: No, but I expect if you follow the roots, you'll find him.
Earl Blackstock: Grandma Ivy, in all the years I've known you I've never heard you answer a question directly.
Grandma Ivy Chandler: There are no answers. Only the search.
Earl Blackstock: Yup, whatever that means.
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Connections

Followed by Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

OVERNIGHT MALE
Written by Kim Williams, Ron Harbin and Richard Fagan
Produced by Tony Brown and George Strait
Performed by George Strait
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8 November 2002 | by (mississippi) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. I was reading some of the other reviews that people had written and they were saying the acting was bad. This is not true the acting was great the actors were great and the film was great. George Strait is my favorite Country Music star and Isabel Glasser is my favorite actress. This movie has no Nudity, barely any bad language and no sexuality. This is a movie for the whole family to enjoy. Summary- George Strait Plays Dusty, a famous country music star who is tired of the smoke , the strobe lights and the over miked sound of his arena spectaculars. One Night, something snaps. He walks out ditching his ponytail, beard , and temporarily his career, to reclaim his down home country roots. He falls in love with Harley Tucker(Isabel Glasser). The simple life may be complexed but it is nothing a revitalized countryboy cant handle! Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!


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