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My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)

PG | | Drama, Western | 1 March 1991 (USA)
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A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time.

Director:

Stuart Rosenberg
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Glenn ... H.D.
Kate Capshaw ... Jolie
Ben Johnson ... Dad
Tess Harper ... Cheryl
Gary Busey ... Clint
Balthazar Getty ... Jud
Clarence Williams III ... Virgil
Mickey Rooney ... Junior
Cynthia Mackey Cynthia Mackey ... Ambulance Attendant (as Cynthia H. Mackey)
Bill Clymer Bill Clymer ... Rodeo Announcer (voice)
Benjamin Rosenberg Benjamin Rosenberg ... Gas Station Attendant
Megan Parlen ... Becky
Jim Robnett Jim Robnett ... Guard at Bank
Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson ... Secretary
Jan Hoag ... Nurse
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Storyline

A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time.

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Genres:

Drama | Western

Certificate:

PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Home Grown See more »

Filming Locations:

Guthrie, Oklahoma, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,361,700, 3 March 1991

Gross USA:

$3,603,615

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,603,615
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kingpin Films and Sonny Gibson filed a 4,225,000 dollar lawsuit against Producer Martin Poll and Executive Producer E.K. Gaylord III, for breach of oral contract and tortuous interference with a prospective business advantage. See more »

Goofs

When HD is shaving in the mirror and his Dad is watching, he cuts himself several times, the first one in the middle of his left cheek. Afterward he is shown with bits of toilet paper stuck to the cuts, but the one on the left cheek is almost under his ear instead of where he actually cut it. See more »

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All hat and no cattle
21 April 2007 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

I cannot count the number of movies that I have seen with Scott Glen. But not one of them, with maybe the exception of the role of Alan Shepard in The Right Stuff has stuck with me. I saw him the other night in what I though was an outstanding performance, so I thought I would take another look. I was not disappointed.

Playing a role that many of us have been in, a man with a difficult relationship with his father, Glen (H.D.) really showed the right stuff in this film. he left his father, his high school sweetheart, and all responsibility to do his thing. Now, he is back trying to see if he truly is all hat and no cattle as his girlfriend Jolie (Kate Capshaw) accuses him of being. Complicating the problem is a sister (Tess Harper) that was left with all the responsibility when he left. H.D. has to get it all together to save his father and his relationship with Jolie.

Scott Glen has the right stuff and I will be revisiting a lot of films that I've seen.


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