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Virgil Kidder
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Katelin
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Teresa
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Sadie
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Sheriff Acuff
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Ray the Cook
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A rodeo clown meets a woman who, during one night, dies under suspicious circumstances. The man is blamed for her murder, and now he has to clear his name.

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Dodging bulls is dangerous. Dodging bullets is deadly

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Virgil Kidder: He stabbed me with a damn corndog stick, Brownie!
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A Hidden Gem.
5 October 2005 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

THIS COMMENT DOES CONTAIN MILD SPOILERS!!!!

"Painted Hero" is a really good movie. Dwight Yoakam is Virgil Kidder. He's a rodeo clown. A long time ago he left his family, but now he's come back. Then he meets Teresa (Kiersten Warren) who is a little crazy. She thinks she's a vampire. During one night, Teresa dies under suspicious circumstances. Virgil is blamed for her murder, and now he has to clear his name.

This is a great movie because the acting is first-rate. Dwight Yoakam puts in a convincing performance. The writing is offbeat and different. I can't believe this movie went DTV. It shouldn't have met that fate.

In the end: If you want an unusual drama, "Painted Hero" is a good choice.

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