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Cowboy Up (2001)

Two brothers, One is a bull rider, the other a rodeo bullfighter/stock contractor, clash over the love of barrel racer Celia Jones, while each comes into their own in their respective field in the rodeo world.

Director:

Xavier Koller

Writer:

James Redford
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Hank Braxton
Marcus Thomas ... Ely Braxton
Daryl Hannah ... Celia Jones
Melinda Dillon ... Rose Braxton
Molly Ringwald ... Connie
Russell Means ... Joe
Anthony Lucero ... Jed
Bo Hopkins ... Ray Drupp
Pete Postlethwaite ... Reid Braxton
Timothy Daly ... Young Ely
Julian Daly Julian Daly ... Young Hank
Al Corley ... Dr. Fremont
Georgina Lightning ... Brenda
Nataanii Nez Means Nataanii Nez Means ... Troy
Robert Miranda Robert Miranda ... Eddie (as Robert G. Miranda)
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Storyline

Two brothers, One is a bull rider, the other a rodeo bullfighter/stock contractor, clash over the love of barrel racer Celia Jones, while each comes into their own in their respective field in the rodeo world.

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Think of it as a freight train with horns. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, a scene of sensuality, and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This movie remained on the shelf for a long time because the original distributor went bankrupt. See more »

Quotes

Hank Braxton: I'm either gonna hug you or hit you, you son of a bitch!
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Connections

References Goldfinger (1964) See more »

User Reviews

Finally some originality, a rarity indeed!
11 March 2004 | by eholloway57See all my reviews

This film is very well written by one of the finest writers in the business. The direction is clean, precise and still on the edge of what the story calls for, drama and action. The character development leaves nothing to complain about. Sullivan in the lead is fantastic. Under-rated. Under-rated. James Redford. Under-rated. Under-rated. Whether you are a rodeo buff or just a fan of great American cinema don't miss this tremendous original story. However this is my opinion, feel free to post your own. Make sure you actually watch the film. I've actually watched it twice and its one of those films that don't become boring. Check Keifers other work, its well worth the time.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hearts and Bones See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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