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The Cowboy Way (1994)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 3 June 1994 (USA)
As they visit New York, a pair of cowboys have to become unlikely heroes when their friend is kidnapped.

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Manny Huerta
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Boca
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Pop Fly
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Nacho Salazar
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Jacques
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Gaston
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Desk Clerk at Waldorf Astoria
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Buddies Pepper Lewis (Woody Harrelson) and Sonny Gilstrap (Kiefer Sutherland) who are championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar Joaquín Martínez after he disappears in New York City to pick up his daughter, Theresa (Cara Buono). 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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3 June 1994 (USA)  »

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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
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Travis Tritt who performed the song The Cowboy Way on the soundtrack appears in the rodeo scene toward the beginning of the film. See more »

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When Sonny and Pepper arrive at Stark's sweat shop to free Theresa, they get out of the pickup truck and Pepper asks Sonny "Lock it?". Sonny answers "Yeah". Pepper is seen closing his door by pushing it shut and then pushing down the pin that locks the door. You can only do that if the window is down. You can clearly see his hand covering the area where the window comes up out of the door. See more »

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Sonny: It's your call, stubby.
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Who Do You Love
Written by Bo Diddley (as Ellas McDaniel)
Performed by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
Courtesy of EMI Records USA
A division of ERG under license from CEMA Speical Markets
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funny and a good ride
28 July 2000 | by 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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