Directed by James Bridges. With John Travolta, Debra Winger, Scott Glenn, Madolyn Smith Osborne. Bud is a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.
- James Bridges
Urban Cowboy is a 1980 American romantic western film directed by James Bridges. The plot concerns the love-hate relationship between Buford Uan "Bud" Davis (John Travolta) and Sissy (Debra Winger). The film captured the late 1970s/early 1980s popularity of country music.
Urban Cowboy is a collection of boutique hotels in Nashville, TN & Catskill Mountains.
With its Western milieu and retro view of relationships, Urban Cowboy stands as a sign of the nascent Reagan era, as '70s icon Travolta learned bull-riding himself and replaced his white polyester...
- Drama, Western
Synopsis/Special Features: John Travolta is the Urban Cowboy, breakin’ hearts and bustin’ mechanical bulls in one of his most electrifying film roles. By day, Bud Davis (Travolta) toils at a Texas oil refinery; at night, he trades his hard hat for a Stetson and heads to Gilley’s, Houston’s most popular nightclub.
Jun 04, 2020 · In a pop-culture year that’s offered one bronc after another, rein this one in: "Urban Cowboy," the honky-tonk-stirring, line-dancing, soundtrack-selling Western romance that teamed a post-"Grease"...
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It includes Joe Walsh, Bob Seger, Boz Scaggs, and Dan Fogelberg, so it's obviously not strictly a country album. But the soundtrack is important because it symbolizes the country trend that grew, then faded, in the early '80s (a case can be made that J.R. Ewing had a lot more influence on the fad than the film Urban Cowboy).
Recently, I saw Mickey Gilley & his Urban Cowboy Band on their 30th Anniversery Tour of the Urban Cowboy movie, that was shown in movie theatres back in 1980. Mickey is recovering from an injury, but he is making a great comeback. Mickey is from my home state of Louisiana, he is Jerry Lee Lewis'cousin.
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The film's "Urban Cowboy" title is a real-life expression used in popular speech. The Allwords Dictionary define the term as a "person living in the city that dresses in Western-style clothes". They state that the phrase's etymology has it derived from its use in this movie. 33 of 35 found this interesting