Urban Cowboy

Urban Cowboy (1980)

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Corrected entry: When John Travolta is about to get on the mechanical bull for the first time the bull operator asks if he is right or left-handed - he says right, so the guy gives him a left handed glove. This makes no sense, because the prisoner who is a real bull rider is right handed and he also rides right handed. I don't remember but I believe Travolta rides with his right hand anyway.

Correction: In bull riding you ride with the opposite hand that you are,i.e. if you are right handed you would ride with your left.

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Character mistake: When Wes is drinking the mezcal with the worm in it, he makes a toast to "la vida luna" and tells Sissy it's Spanish for "the crazy life". This is untrue, the correct Spanish translation for "the crazy life" is "la vida loca". "La vida luna" literally translates as "the life moon" or better yet "the moon life", but a more accurate translation is "the night life."

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Sissy: You a real cowboy?
Bud: Well that depends on what you think a real cowboy is?
Sissy: Know how to do 2-step?
Bud: You bet.
Sissy: Wanna prove it?

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Trivia: Gilley's Night Club actually existed in Pasadena, Texas (was owned by Sherwood Cryer) Some scenes were also filmed at 2200 South Main St, and 2016 South Main St., in Houston, Texas.

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