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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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Pop Fly
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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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The second of two movies with Luis Guzmán with the word "Way" in the title. The first was Carlito's Way (1993). See more »

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Upon arriving in New York City, both guys end up on the Long Island Expressway, which is not possible if you are driving from the west. 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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Good Guys Don't Always Wear White
Written by Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora
Performed by Bon Jovi
Produced by Andy Johns
Courtesy of Mercury Records
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A great popcorn flick.
10 January 2005 | by 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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