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Samurai Cowboy (1994)

 -  Western  -  1 February 1994 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hiromi Gô ...
Yutaka Sato
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Jessie Collins
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Gabe McBride
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Colt Wingate
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Bobbi Bob Pickette
Ian Tyson ...
T.J. Welsh
Byron Chief-Moon ...
Jack Eagle Eye
Bradley M. Rapier ...
C.C. Ryder
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Flint Clayton
Tom Glass ...
Ben
Rick Harvey ...
Gil
Owen Smith ...
Mudslinger #1
Ehud Ellman ...
Mudslinger #2
Tom Bonny ...
Mudslinger #3
Harold Ludwig ...
American Businessman
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When his best friend dies of an heart attack due to permanent stress at work, the Japanese businessman Yutaka Soto quits and fulfills himself a dream: he buys a ranch in Montana to live on. However the ranch turns out to be due for demolition and the welcome by the people is less than friendly: Hotel owner Cord Wingate wanted the ranch himself and now sabotages Yutaka. Only veterinarian Jessy and an old Cowboy help him. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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In the cattle drive through town, a Canadian maple leaf is clearly visible on a storefront, even though the story is set in Montana. See more »

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A truely original buddy movie.
9 July 2001 | by (Hamilton,Ontario,Canada) – See all my reviews

If you have never seen this film, you do not realize what you have missed. A buddy-movie remaniscent of Shanghai Noon, A powerful Japanise businessman moves to Montana to own a ranch and fulfill his dream of becoming a cowboy. Along the way, he gathers a group of cowboys including a rapper from a touring group, a bullied native-american and a cynical old cowboy. He also befriends a gorgeous veterniarian ho becomes a love interest. The five of them must work together to get a herd of cattle to market while an evil hotel owner sabotauges them at every turn so that he can aquire the ranch and flood the valley with a damm. This film seems to be underrated and not well known. I only saw it because it was on local TV the other night. Try your hardest to find this movie, view it and you will not be dissapointed!


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