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Bronco Billy (1980)

An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.

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Leonard James
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Irene Lily
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Lt. Wiecker (as Douglas McGrath)
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Edgar Lipton
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Storyline

Bronco Billy McCoy is the proud owner of a small traveling Wild West show. But the business isn't doing too well: for the past six months he hasn't paid his employees. At a gas station he picks up Antoinette, a stuck-up blonde from a rich family, who was left behind without a penny by her husband on their wedding night. Billy likes her looks and hires her as his assistant. She seems to bring them bad luck and the business gets even worse. In these hard times she loses her reluctance and starts to like her new way of life... and Bronco Billy. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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11 June 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bronco Billy, o Aventureiro  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,708,710, 15 June 1980

Gross USA:

$24,265,659
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The nickname/stage name of Antoinette Lily (Sondra Locke) was "Miss Lily". See more »

Goofs

When Billy is being interviewed by the press after stopping the bank robbery, he tells them to come check out the show "just off I-80". The film is set in Montana and Idaho, and Interstate 80 does not pass through either state. See more »

Quotes

Lorraine Running Water: He's like all men... a big kid in a man's body.
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Connections

Referenced in Tatort: Märchenwald (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Bronco Billy
Written by Milton Brown (as M. Brown), Steve Dorff (as S. Dorff) and Snuff Garrett (as S. Garrett)
Sung by Ronnie Milsap
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GREAT MOVIE! Great slice of life film
20 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

I am a Clint fan..this was one of my favorites. Not a red carpet Oscar type flick...even better. One that is enjoyable to watch and leaves you feeling good when it is over. It's been a long time since I've seen it. I have seen it several times. The chemistry between Clint and Sondra is pretty noticeable. Living in Texas, I can say that in many ways it touches upon the nature of things here, the way friends stick together, and the overall feeling of kinship that exists between people from all walks of life. So, if you want to kick back and watch a hoot of a little movie, this is it. After watching it, you may just find out how many people you have touched in your life without realizing it.


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