My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys

My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys

Director: Stuart Rosenberg

Cast: Scott Glenn, Kate Capshaw, Ben Johnson

     
 

Scott Glenn is H.D., a champion rodeo rider whose career is ruined after being gored by a bull. He returns home to discover things have drastically changed -- the family farm has been abandoned, his old girlfriend Julie (Kate Capshaw) is a now a widowed mother, and his sister Cheryl (Tess Harper) has put his father (Ben Johnson) in a nursing home. H.D. rescues his… See more details below

Overview

Scott Glenn is H.D., a champion rodeo rider whose career is ruined after being gored by a bull. He returns home to discover things have drastically changed -- the family farm has been abandoned, his old girlfriend Julie (Kate Capshaw) is a now a widowed mother, and his sister Cheryl (Tess Harper) has put his father (Ben Johnson) in a nursing home. H.D. rescues his father from the home and returns him to the ranch. But when H.D. leaves the farm to visit Julie, his father seeks out Cheryl. Cheryl retaliates by threatening to return her father to the nursing home and sell the ranch. At this point, H.D. takes notice of rodeo contest which would give him $100,000 if he can ride four bulls for a total of 32 seconds. H.D. bonds with his father as he gruelingly prepares for a return to the rodeo to win the contest and buy the ranch.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/09/1997
UPC:
0086112280332
Original Release:
1991
Rating:
PG
Source:
Starz / Anchor Bay

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Scott Glenn H.D. Dalton
Kate Capshaw Jolie Meadows
Ben Johnson Jessie Dalton, Dad
Balthazar Getty Jud Meadows
Tess Harper Cheryl Hornby
Gary Busey Clint Hornby
Mickey Rooney Junior
Clarence Williams Virgil
Dub Taylor Gimme Cap
Clu Gulager Dark Glasses
Dennis Fimple Straw Hat
Megan Parlen Becky Meadows
Theresa Bell Guest at Barbeque
Robert Knott Pool Player #2
Rex Linn Guest at Barbeque
Benjamin Rosenberg Gas Station Attendant
Jan Hoag Nurse

Technical Credits
Stuart Rosenberg Director
Rudy Dillon Costumes/Costume Designer
E.K. Gaylord Producer
Edward S. Haworth Production Designer
Bernd Heinl Cinematographer
Dennis M. Hill Editor
James Horner Score Composer
Joel Don Humphreys Screenwriter
Richard L. Johnson Art Director
Martin Poll Producer
Anthony Poll Associate Producer
John Pritchett Musical Direction/Supervision
George Toomer Art Director,Set Decoration/Design

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