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James Bridges United States, 1980

ginobartolomi's rating of the film Urban Cowboy

For what it is, I suppose 'Urban Cowboy' is a relatively decent film. Plot wise, it's ultimately nothing more than a pissing contest between John Travolta's character, Bud, and his soon to be ex-wife Sissy's new boyfriend. Everything moves along incredibly fast in the first half hour, following Bud's journey into Houston, finding work, getting married, buying a home...and the next hour and a half is a drawn out...↓