PG-13 | | Comedy, Western
On the verge of turning 40, an unhappy Manhattan yuppie is roped into joining his two friends on a cattle drive in the southwest.
Robin Williams was considered for the role of either Mitch Robbins, Phil Berquist, or Ed Furillo. But was already committed to Hook (1991).
Whose idea was this anyway?
When the big thunderstorm begins, a shot of the sky is completely static. Revealing it likely to be a matte painting.
The opening credits show a cartoon of a cowboy practicing with a lasso
AMC version makes two changes in the scene where Mitch talks to his son's class; Sal's story is removed entirely, and the scene begins with the kids cheering, and Sal's "masturbation" hand gesture during Mitch's speech is replaced with an alternate take where Sal instead makes the "Whoopee!" gesture with his index finger.
$13,032,121 9 June 1991