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Ruby Jean and Joe (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Western  -  11 August 1996 (USA)
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The elderly and fading rodeo-rider Joe Wade (Tom Selleck) picks up the young female hitchhiker Ruby Jean (Rebekah Johnson). Even though that Joe is constantly being corrected by Ruby Jean ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joe Wade
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Ruby Jean
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Rose
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Big Man
Eileen Seeley ...
Margaret Johnson
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Harris Johnson
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Frankie
Larry Soller ...
Harry
Robert Guajardo ...
R.J.'s Hitchhike Driver
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Motel Clerk
Forrie J. Smith ...
Birthday Drunk
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Bar Bully
Darwin Hall ...
Annoyed Cowboy
Warner McKay ...
Homer
Boots Southerland ...
Telephone Cowboy
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The elderly and fading rodeo-rider Joe Wade (Tom Selleck) picks up the young female hitchhiker Ruby Jean (Rebekah Johnson). Even though that Joe is constantly being corrected by Ruby Jean their beginning friendship is growing. Their conversations on the road puts both of them in a position to deal with their lives. Written by <ufferingpetersen@mail.tele.dk>

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Drama | Western

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Rated PG-13 for brief nudity, sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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11 August 1996 (USA)  »

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Arizona Road  »

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Final TV role of Ben Johnson. See more »

Quotes

Harris Johnson: You do drink, don't you Mr. Wade?
Ruby Jean: You don't have to answer right away, Joe. You can give it some thought.
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Sorry we missed the very beginning of the Movie
14 December 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. Apart from the very brief nude sequence it was a quality film. I enjoyed seeing Tom Selleck in something different and I agree with the other comment in here that Rebekah Johnson should have gotten more roles. She was great. The story was believable, and I was touched at Tom Selleck's playing of his part. Quite a few sequences were also not unrealistic in the situation of the older man and a young girl combination; and I can't help feeling the movie would have had a more family rating without the very small nude scene I mentioned earlier. Good to see some known faces in the movie apart from Tom Selleck as well. I recommend this movie to anyone who gets the opportunity to view it. Maybe one day it might be available in DVD, that would be great also.


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