Urban Cowboy

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Urban Cowboy ★★½ 1980 (PG)

A young Texas farmer comes to Houston to work in a refinery. After work he hangs out at Gilley's, a roadhouse bar, where he and his friends drink, fight, and prove their manhood by riding a mechanical bull. Film made Winger a star, was an up in Travolta's roller coaster career, and began the craze for country western apparel and dance and them there mechanical bulls. Ride ‘em, cowboy! 135m/C VHS, DVD . John Travolta, Debra Winger, Scott Glenn, Madolyn Smith, Barry Corbin; D: James Bridges; W: James Bridges, Aaron Latham; C: Reynaldo Villalobos; M: Ralph Burns.