R | | Drama
A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York City to seek personal fortune but, in the process, finds himself a new friend.
Clearly alluded to in Vance Joy's 2013 hit single "Riptide": "There's this movie that I think you'll like / This guy decides to quit his job and head to New York City / This cowboy's running from himself" Beck parodies the film in the video for "Devil's... ...
Whoopee-tee-yi-yo. Get along little dogies. It's your misfortune and none of my own.
As the bus Joe Buck rides approaches New York, the view focuses on the Statue of Liberty. However this shot is from the New Jersey Turnpike's Holland Tunnel-Newark Bay Extension (Interchange 14C) going southbound, away from New York. Minutes later in the same scene, the view from the bus shows the Midtown Manhattan skyline as it enters the Lincoln Tunnel.