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"Beer for My Horses" tells the story of two best friends that work together as deputies in a small town. The two defy the Sheriff and head off on an outrageous road trip to save the protagonist's girlfriend from drug lord kidnappers. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Toby Keith ... Joe Bill 'Rack' Racklin

Rodney Carrington ... Lonnie Luther Feldman

Claire Forlani ... Annie Streets

Ted Nugent ... Skunk

Barry Corbin ... Buck Baker

Greg Serano ... Tito Garza

Tom Skerritt ... Sheriff Wilson Landry

Gina Gershon ... Cammie

Willie Nelson ... Charlie

Chris Browning ... Deputy Stippins

Myk Watford ... Norvel

Carlos Sanz ... Manuel Garza
Chad Brummett ... Johnny Franks / Agent Levon Spurlock
David Allan Coe ... Gypsy Gene

Mark Povinelli ... Merriweather

Beth Bailey ... Becky

Mike Miller ... Peabody

Ray Aguayo ... Chico
Tish Rayburn-Miller ... Mavis
Kate Schroeder ... Sandy

Keith Jardine ... Jay Boy Simpson
Christopher Cade ... Jerry Buckey
Sam Carrington ... Boy on Bridge #2
Sarah Wilson ... Girl Washing Car
Mica Roberts ... Bar Singer

Mac Davis ... Reverend J.D. Parker

Park Overall ... Barbara

Curtis Armstrong ... D.A. Levine

Mel Tillis ... Bob the Plumber
Cledus T. Judd ... Donut Store Clerk

Brit Morgan ... Harveyetta

Todd Lawson LaTourrette ... Robber (as Todd Latourette)

Emelie O'Hara ... Clerk at Truck Stop

Carlos A. Cabarcas ... Pedro
Lia Knight ... Radio Talk Show Host
April Garcia ... Girl in Jeep #1
Larry Chase ... Giant
Mary Ames ... Bearded Lady
John Husted ... Flipper Boy (as John Hosteb)
Heather Burns ... Lobster Claw
Alexander Kaminski ... Fire Breather
Jon Reigle ... Tattooed Man
Danielle Brown ... Two Ton Tina

Micah Alberti ... Jeff
Catt Greemwall ... Gypsy #1
Ivy Rose Graham ... Gypsy #2
Jackie Molen ... Human Tripod
Suchitra Sangchaloay ... Contortionist
Raymond Selfe ... Circus Cook
Cindy Farslow ... Exotic Body Painter
Clan Tinker ... Circus Performer #1
Elijah Whippo ... Circus Performer #2
Sara Whippo ... Circus Performer #3
Rebeka Whippo ... Circus Performer #4
Samuel Whippo ... Circus Performer #5
Adam Carillo ... Circus Performer #6
Paul Blott ... Sniper Sam
Ulysses Davis-Pease ... Bathroom Gang Member #1
Michael Donathan ... Bathroom Gang Member #2

Charles Dowdy ... Bathroom Gang Member #3
Kaz McGee ... Bathroom Gang Member #4
Luis Viveros ... Bathroom Gang Member #5

Dan Rather ... Himself
Vincent Hickerson ... Bar Band Member (as Trailer Choir)
Crystal Hoyt ... Bar Band Member (as Trailer Choir)
Mark Fortney ... Bar Band Member (as Trailer Choir)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Michael-David Aragon ... Henchman #3 (uncredited)
Robert Anthony Brass ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Hayley Derryberry ... Pedestrian with Car (uncredited)
Aynn Kirby ... Bar Patron #5 (uncredited)

Brady Romberg ... Henchman #2 (uncredited)

Marc Schaffer ... Henchman #1 (uncredited)
Suzanne Wilcox ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Salomon 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rodney Carrington  screenplay
Toby Keith  screenplay

Produced by
Leslie Belzberg .... executive producer
Toby Keith .... producer
T.K. Kimbrell .... executive producer
Brent Morris .... line producer
Donald Zuckerman .... producer
Original Music by
Jeff Cardoni 
Cinematography by
Paul Elliott 
Film Editing by
Paul Trejo 
Casting by
Lisa Essary 
Heidi Levitt 
Production Design by
Thomas A. Walsh 
Art Direction by
Gustav Alsina 
Set Decoration by
Wilhelm Pfau 
Costume Design by
Kate Healey 
Makeup Department
Garnett Burk .... key hair stylist
Tarra D. Day .... makeup department head
Vanessa Jaramillo .... makeup artist day player
Kris Kobzina .... special makeup effects artist
Yvette Meely .... assistant hair stylist
Angelique Ortiz .... additional make-up
Sheila Trujillo-Gomez .... key assistant makeup (as Sheila Trujillo)
Production Management
John N. Ward .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lynn Ambrosino .... additional second assistant director
Jon Baran .... second second assistant director
Michael Feldman .... additional second assistant director
Joe McDougall .... first assistant director
Joe Moore .... second assistant director
Stan Morse .... first assistant director: second unit
Art Department
Lisa Corradino .... on-set dresser
Michael R. Daigle .... carpenter
Jason Davis .... property master
Libbe Green .... set decoration buyer
Forrest A. Haag .... assistant property master
Dale Lotreck .... painter
Steven Maes .... lead graphic designer
Nichole Miller .... on-set painter
Nichole Miller .... paint gang boss
Jodi Nichols .... art department coordinator
Brooke Peters .... set designer
Steven Samanen .... additional graphic designer
Spencer Stair .... leadman
Sound Department
Bayard Carey .... sound mixer
Bill Devine .... adr mixer
Paula Fairfield .... sound designer
Paula Fairfield .... supervising sound editor
Rodney Gurule .... additional boom operator
Chris M. Jacobson .... adr mixer
Jeff Knudsen .... boom operator
Jimmy Lifton .... sound facility
Rob McIntyre .... sound re-recording mixer
Carla Murray .... sound designer
Carla Murray .... sound effects editor
Steve Neal .... mix stage recordist
Bruce Nyznik .... adr and dialogue supervisor
Aran Tanchum .... adr mixer
Paulette Victor-Lifton .... mix facility supervisor
John Weitz .... sound utility
Randolph Saucedo .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Doug Butts .... special effects technician
Scott Hastings .... special effects coordinator
Jonathan Delaney Marsh .... special effects technician
Mike Prawitz .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Michael Caplan .... visual effects supervisor
Padraic Culham .... digital compositor
Eric Heavens .... digital compositor
Dan Schmit .... visual effects producer
Adam Simpson .... visual effects editor
Michael-David Aragon .... stunt safety
Mark Brooks .... stunts
Laurence Chavez .... stunts
Trace Cheramie .... stunts
Eddie J. Fernandez .... stunt performer
Adam Gomez .... stunt performer
Sean Graham .... stunt driver
Lane Leavitt .... stunt rigger
Dan Lemieux .... stunt double: Ted Nugent
David Manzanares .... stunt performer
Angelique Midthunder .... stunt driver
Derick Pritchard .... stunt double
Rex Reddick .... stunt double
Brady Romberg .... stunt rigger
Tomas Sanchez .... stunt performer
Marc Schaffer .... stunt performer
Tim Sitarz .... stunt coordinator
Alvin Zalamea .... stunt double
Camera and Electrical Department
Greg Argarin .... electrician
Steve Banister .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Bradley Barnes .... rigging electrician
Chip Byrd .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Erick Castillo .... camera loader
Beau Chaput .... Steadicam operator
Beau Chaput .... camera operator: "b" camera
Kenneth Coblentz .... rigging grip
Allen Eaves .... lighting technician
Harland Espeset .... key grip
Ryan Eustis .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
John Gorman .... electrician
Ian Hanna .... grip
Scott Kidner .... chief lighting technician
Kurt Kornemann .... best boy grip
Jason Linebaugh .... lighting technician
Rob Lueker .... rigging gaffer
David Jaxx Nagro .... dolly grip
Christopher Norris .... first assistant camera: "c" camera
Ray Ortega .... best boy electric
Gregory Peters .... still photographer
Richard Pink .... dimmer board operator
Alejandro Snodgrass .... rigging grip
Dale Glenn Waseta .... key video assist
Corey Weintraub .... assistant camera: "b" camera
Casting Department
Jill Dupont .... casting associate
Lauren Fernandes .... casting associate
Angelique Midthunder .... casting director: New Mexico
Gwyn Savage .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Deborah Myles Davis .... wardrobe supervisor
Jennifer Gingery .... set costumer
Lora McKenny .... key set costumer (as Lora Rael)
Melissa Moody .... costume supervisor
Cassidy Zachary .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Karlo Babakhanian .... iq assist
Joe Finley .... digital intermediate colorist
Ian Kezsbom .... first assistant editor
Amber Taylor .... DI Post Supervisor
Leroy Wolf .... color timer
Music Department
Greg Morgenstein .... music editor
Doug Trantow .... scoring mixer
Transportation Department
Kenny Heath .... production driver
'Wild Bill' Laczko .... driver: camera truck
Jason LaFountain .... driver
Derick Pritchard .... driver
Michael B. Russell .... transportation captain
Walter J. Russell .... driver
William Smallwood .... driver generator operator
William Wray .... driver
Other crew
Jason Bonnell .... location scout
Stacia Brigham .... unit publicist
Winter Cantagallo .... set production assistant
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice director
Sarah Clifford .... animal supplier
Nathan E. Davis .... office production assistant
Stephanie Marie Delgado .... assistant to producers (as Stephanie Delgado)
Gregory Doucette .... script supervisor
Janie Elliott .... travel coordinator
Pamela Finley .... stand in: all females
David A. Foster .... location manager
Jim Giesler .... key craft service: second unit
Kent Hamilton .... insurance broker
Colleen E. Hayes .... title photographs
Alexander E. Hoffman .... office production assistant
Shea Kammer .... post-production accountant
Bill Kelman .... location services
Ned Lathrop .... production assistant
Barbara Long .... production accountant
Jennifer Mancuso .... assistant production coordinator
Michael Mulcahy .... set production assistant
Omar Muller .... animal trainer
Phillip Orozco .... accounting clerk
Roderick Peyketewa .... assistant location manager
Roderick Peyketewa .... location assistant
Ryan J. Pezdirc .... key production assistant: re-shoots
Chance Romero .... production coordinator
Pilar L. Salazar .... payroll accountant
Ian Simon .... set production assistant
Wade Whitman .... location scout

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual humor and dialogue, language, drug content and brief nudity
86 min
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The shoulder flashes worn by the cast are authentic emblems and worn by Jackson County, Oklahoma deputies.See more »
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: During the scene where Lonnie honks the horn, you can see an advertisement saying Coca Cola for $10. '$' is also the sign for the Peso.See more »
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Justice is the One Thing You Should Always Find, 4 July 2010
Author: Steve Pulaski from United States

I wasn't surprised that the popular 2003 Country single would end up to be a film adaptation five years later. If your familiar with the music video of the song Beer for My Horses, you knew some extension and maybe transformation could lead to a movie. The question was, would they do it? The answer, was yes. As much as I loved the song when I was younger, I wasn't going berserk for the film. I was shocked when discovering it I hadn't seen it until about two years later. The main reason was, I was upset Willie Nelson (co singer in the song) wasn't Toby Keith's sidekick/partner in the film. Thats why I avoided it.

Though as soon I started watching it, I inevitably got hooked. It surpassed the video. It honestly did. The video's plot involved a serial killer who would kill prostitutes, and it was up to Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, and another cop to find out who it was. The movie's plot has a lot more suspense, and effects the protagonist, more than the music video did.

Toby Keith plays lovable deputy Rack who's sidekick is more than meets the eye Lonnie (Rodney Carrington), his bumbling sidekick, and silent and solemn Skunk (Ted Nugent). The three deputies recently arrested a group of Mexicans who tried to steal fertilizer from a shop. The brother of one criminal kidnaps Rack's love interest who he goes back to after his most recent girlfriend dumps him. Rack, Lonnie, Skunk, and the criminal head to Mexico to claim the girl and return the criminal.

Besides some bad jokes, cliché moments, and foreshadowing of help from something useless, this movie proves to be okay. There's just a few problems I have with this. The song Beer for My Horses is heard for fifteen seconds (barely) in the near opening of the film. Thats fine, maybe if the movie wasn't called Beer for My Horses, but why would you name a movie after a song, thats not even in a movie? Its on the soundtrack, and the quote "Whiskey for my man, beer for my horses" is said in the movie.

The last thing I have to complain is the fact that Willie Nelson is the sidekick in the song, but not that movie. Instead he plays a random trucker who fixes the guys' car. Why couldn't all three men (Lonnie, Rack, and Willie) be the lead characters in the film. I don't have a problem with Skunk, but he wasn't even in the video.

This will probably be the closest to the video we will get. Im still hung up on the fact that one of my all-time favorite songs has been made into a movie. Not a bad film, with likable characters and some funny humor. Its not often a good country song gets made into a movie. Though lets hope the next one includes the TITLE SONG.

Starring: Toby Keith, Rodney Carrington, Willie Nelson, and Ted Nugent. Directed by: Michael Salomon.

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