So you've left RodeoHouston and you wish you could take some of that same vibe home with you, or back to the office. Never fear, we've found some great country-laden rodeo flicks for you to further your westernization. Remember, it doesn't need to be rodeo season for you to enjoy this stuff. Hell, I watch Urban Cowboy on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Most of these can be found at your favorite online video outlet or streaming site, and when I could, I used the full versions found on YouTube. Apparently some movie studios frown on their entire catalogs being free on YouTube. Pshhh...
We start with 8 Seconds because it's directly associated with bullriding. The rest have enough scruff, cowboy hats, country music and guns to put you in the rodeo mood. Well, maybe not the guns. I don't think I need to tell you not to take guns to the rodeo. Or maybe I do; this is Houston, after all.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys
(Note: This is not the 1991 Scott Glenn movie, but a short doc featuring Waylon Jennings about real-life cowboys. I know all of you Scott Glenn fanboys and fangirls were getting your hopes up.)
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