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The Ride (I) (1997)

 -  Drama | Family | Sport  -  15 October 1997 (USA)
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A has-been cowboy is given a second chance at the hands of an unexpected teacher.

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Smokey Banks used to be one of the greatest bull riders in rodeo. But for the last few years this has-been cowboy has been riding the bookie and the bottle more, and taking a far worse beating than any bull ever delivered. Now, through a strange and sudden set of events, he is given an option : go to jail, or be a cowboy teacher at a Boy's Ranch. Saddled with a dozen young boys wild as any bull he ever faced, his mission was simple: teach young Danny (Brock Pierce) how to ride a bull. Very reluctantly, Smokey agrees, not realizing that Danny will be far more of a teacher to him than he ever dreamed. Written by Mckenzie2467

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Drama | Family | Sport | Western

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Rated PG for some violence, mild language and thematic material

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$189,635 (USA) (6 March 1998)
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Eat Your Heart Out
Written and Performed by Jan Daley
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Predictable, but enjoyable
23 June 2002 | by (Pasadena, TX) – See all my reviews

At the beginning, I had no expectations. When I identified it as a religious film, my expectations came in low. I found the film to be quite enjoyable, however ... even though I was predicting events before they were shown. This is definitely a film the entire family can watch together, and those are rare today. Performances aren't Academy Award material, but they fit the film quite well. Enjoy.


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