Urban Cowboy Poster

Release Date: June 6th, 1980

DVD Release Date: October 8th, 2002

PG|2 hr 15 min

Plot Summary
After moving to Pasadena, Texas, country boy Bud Davis (John Travolta) starts hanging around a bar called Gilley's, where he falls in love with Sissy (Debra Winger), a cowgirl who believes the sexes are equal. They eventually marry, but their relationship is turbulent due to Bud's traditional view of gender roles. Jealousy over his rival, Wes (Scott Glenn), leads to their separation, but Bud attempts to win Sissy back by triumphing at Gilley's mechanical bull-riding competition.

Cast: John Travolta, Debra Winger, Scott Glenn, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Barry Corbin, Brooke Alderson, Mickey Gilley, Charlie Daniels

Director: James Bridges

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures