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The Cowboy Way (1994)

 -  Action | Comedy | Drama  -  3 June 1994 (USA)
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Two buddies and championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar, after he disappears after travelling to New York City to pick up his daughter, ... See full summary »

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Two buddies and championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar, after he disappears after travelling to New York City to pick up his daughter, Theresa. When Pepper and Sonny find that neither is anywhere to be found, they go about the wacky adventure of finding Nacho and Theresa, and in the process, test the foundation of their friendship. Along the way, they find themselves entwined in the inner workings of a New York sweat shop where Theresa has been enslaved after traveling to the U.S.A. from Cuba. Going about doing things in a cowboy way, Pepper and Sonny put their small town skills to the test in a big city kind of way and rescue Theresa from the thugs. Written by Chris Roybal <roybal@juno.com>

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How the East was won.


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Rated PG-13 for violence, some language and comic sensuality | See all certifications »

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Deux cow-boys à New York  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,277,185 (USA)
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Trivia

At one point Woody Harrelson tells Ernie Hudson that there are no real cowboys from Texas. However, later when asked about Bill Pickett, Woody didn't know who he was and replied ,"Oh, William!". Willie M. "Bill" Pickett is from Texas and was called the "Greatest Cowboy" of his day. See more »

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When Sonny and Pepper are in the truck, just as they get to the warehouse, and Pepper is explaining to Sonny about why he did not show up for the big rodeo, you can see Pepper is taking rounds out of a bullet belt and putting them in his pocket. When the camera is facing Pepper he stops doing this about halfway through and puts his hands down in his lap by his knees. However, when it's facing Sonny, he continues to pocket the bullets for the whole speech. One moment he's got his hand in his pocket, when the camera faces Sonny, then in a split second, his hands are in his lap as the camera faces him. See more »

Quotes

Sonny: [Pepper drags Sonny behind a Horse Carriage hiding from the Owners of the Waldorf Astoria] Pepper, those People are guessing that You skipped the Bill.
Pepper: Oh yeah, well they guessed right!
Sonny: Well, then pay them!
Pepper: Yeah right, with what?
Sonny: You lying Son of a Bitch, You told Me You still got some of that Prize Money left!
Pepper: Of course I do, have I ever lied to You before?
Sonny: Well, how much do You got?
Pepper: About 8 Bucks, I reckon.
Sonny: About 8 Bucks, I reckon?
Pepper: Better than a poke in the Eye.
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Written by Don Boyette, On Zero
Performed by On Zero
Courtesy of A.Y.C.C. Music Inc, D Tree B Music Inc.
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funny and a good ride
28 July 2000 | by (Brooklyn Park,MN) – See all my reviews

You can't take this movie seriously, but it is a riot. Don't expect a lot and you'll find yourself laughing like crazy. Weak plot with under developed characters but the Harrelson/ Sutherland comedy team could go a long way! The restaurant scene is a howl.


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