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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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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,277,185 (USA)
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Trivia

Charlie Sheen turned down the role of Pepper Lewis. See more »

Goofs

When the conductor stops the subway, John Stark and his hostage Teresa are thrown forward towards the camera from the abrupt halt. But the front of the train is to their left, not in front of them. See more »

Quotes

Pepper: If it's got hair, I can ride it. If it's got a beat, I can dance to it.
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Referenced in Family Guy: A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Bucks (2000) See more »

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Freedom Stomp
Written by Anthony Kenney, Richard Young, Fred Young, Mark Orr, Greogry Martin
Performed by Kentucky Headhunters (as The Kentucky Headhunters)
Courtesy of Polygram Records
By Arrangement with Polygram Special Markets
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A great popcorn flick.
10 January 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoy this movie every time I watch it. It was my introduction to Woody Harrelson and since then I've been a huge fan.

Woody Harrelson is fabulous as Pepper ('cures what ails ya') and provides much of the comic relief beside Keifer Sutherland. These two actors have a great chemistry - their friendship on screen is very believable. The movie works because of this relationship.

The script is witty and the movie is entertaining, providing heaps of laughs. This is just a fun movie - not brain challenging, but that's why I like it.

A great film to watch on a rainy afternoon. Two thumbs up.


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