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Beer for My Horses (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 8 August 2008 (USA)
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"Beer for My Horses" tells the story of two best friends that work together as deputies in a small town. The two defy the Sheriff and head off on an outrageous road trip to save the protagonist's girlfriend from drug lord kidnappers.

Director:

Michael Salomon

Writers:

Rodney Carrington (screenplay), Toby Keith (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toby Keith ... Joe Bill 'Rack' Racklin
Rodney Carrington ... Lonnie Luther Feldman
Claire Forlani ... Annie Streets
Ted Nugent ... Skunk
Barry Corbin ... Buck Baker
Greg Serano ... Tito Garza
Tom Skerritt ... Sheriff Wilson Landry
Gina Gershon ... Cammie
Willie Nelson ... Charlie
Chris Browning ... Deputy Stippins
Myk Watford ... Norvel
Carlos Sanz ... Manuel Garza
Chad Brummett Chad Brummett ... Johnny Franks / Agent Levon Spurlock
David Allan Coe David Allan Coe ... Gypsy Gene
Mark Povinelli ... Merriweather
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Storyline

Bill Racklin is a deputy sheriff in Greer County Oklahoma, the crystal meth capital of the region. His girlfriend leaves him because he's inattentive to her, but things look up when his high-school sweetheart, Annie Streets, returns home to care for her ailing mother. Annie's step-father, Buck Baker, is the local heartless rich guy, buying up farmland. On a stakeout, Rack and two other deputies arrest four men stealing fertilizer to make crystal meth; one of the four is the brother of a notorious Mexican drug dealer. The drug lord arranges Annie's kidnapping and holds her to ransom his brother. Rack and the deputies, prisoner in tow, head for Mexico to rescue her. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Vigilante justice... It's a real blast!

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Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual humor and dialogue, language, drug content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dupla Enrascada See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$209,253, 10 August 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$666,045
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The opening scene shows Mangum on the water tower. Then Toby Keith's character comes rolling up in a Jackson County Sheriff pickup. Mangum is in Greer County Oklahoma. See more »

Goofs

The movie takes place in Greer County, Oklahoma. Rack, Lonnie, and Skunk work at the Jackson County Sheriff, which is in Jackson County, Oklahoma. Jackson County is south of Greer County. See more »

Connections

References Detour (1945) See more »

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Mi Portra
Written by Matt Hirt, Francisco Rodriguez, and Mark Ferrari
Performed by Francisco Rodriguez
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Save your $8.50
12 August 2008 | by racerxjjpSee all my reviews

My wife and I are huge TK fans. When he was in the 'burgh last week telling the concert goes about the movie, we thought "what the heck, lets check it out." We should have been tipped off by the completely empty theater, but we figured, its 7:00 on a Monday night so maybe they're just really slow. Wrong-o. Toby, you write great songs and your singing is fantastic, but you need to get as far away from Hollywood as you can. I'm not sure if the acting was so bad it destroyed the writing or if the writing was so bad it couldn't be acted, but whatever the reason, this movie was just plain bad. On the sneak preview show on CMT, the stars/writers Toby and Rodney kept referring to it being like Cannonball Run. Having seen the Cannonball movies, I should have seen it coming, but the Cannonball movies would be Oscar material compared to this. I would have given it a 1 but there was one funny scene. Other than that, I say again save your $8.50 and watch it on CMT in 3 months.


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