PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A rodeo star past his prime steals his company's horse and rides into the desert, with a feisty reporter accompanying him.
Debut as an actor in a film for Willie Nelson. Nelson also sang five songs for the film's soundtrack.
I'm just trying to be pleasant. You get so worked up about everything.
Sonny Steele: What have I got to be worked up about? I've only got a stole horse; everybody except the Coast Guard is after me; I've got nothin' but miles of open country to cross; and now I'm...
The white splotch on Rising Star's face reverses itself in subsequent shots when Sonny releases him near the end of the movie. The splotch moves from Rising Star's right eye to left eye and then back again.
The film's original soundtrack has been changed in different ways for its two DVD releases: