The Ride (1997) - full transcript

Smokey Banks used to be one of the greatest bull riders in rodeo. But for the last few years this has-been cowboy has been riding the bookie and the bottle more, and taking a far worse beating than any bull ever delivered. Now, through a strange and sudden set of events, he is given an option : go to jail, or be a cowboy teacher at a Boy's Ranch. Saddled with a dozen young boys wild as any bull he ever faced, his mission was simple: teach young Danny (Brock Pierce) how to ride a bull. Very reluctantly, Smokey agrees, not realizing that Danny will be far more of a teacher to him than he ever dreamed.

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♪♪

WHOOSH!

♪ [melodic flute
and sustained strings] ♪

♪ ♪

[heavy thud of hooves
mixed with music]

♪ ♪

[whistles and applause
in the distance]

♪ [strings and horns] ♪

♪ ♪

♪ [music swells majestically] ♪

♪ ♪



[bull bellowing
and snorting]

♪ ♪

[many people applauding]

♪ ♪

[snoring]

(Honeycut)
HEY SMOKEY, YOU IN THERE?

HEY!

UHG!

AHH! CLOSE THE DOOR.

OH MAN, LOOK AT YOU.

YOU CAN'T
EVEN STAND UP.

HOW ARE YOU
GONNA STAND ON. . .

AH, I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS!

[splat]



OOO. . .OH!

[crowd of people chattering
in the distance]

C'MON!

ALL RIGHT!!!

[crowd noise gets louder]

(male announcer)
IF YOU'RE READY TO RODEO,

WE'RE READY FOR YOU!

(Honeycut) HERE, FINISH THIS.

(announcer) IT'S RODEO TIME

AS WE WELCOME YOU
TO THE BULL RIDE. . .

[din of crowd talking]

ARE YOU OKAY?

YEAH,
I'M ALL RIGHT.

YOU DON'T
LOOK ALL RIGHT.

[loud exhale]

(man)
GO GET 'EM COWBOY.

THANKS.

♪ [mandolin playing] ♪

[crowd noise]

SUCK IT UP MAN.

I'M ALL RIGHT.

SMOKEY BANKS?

HEY, I'LL WORK ON
THEM FOR LATER.

HEY GIRLS,
HOW YOU DOIN'?

(announcer) TOP OF THE FIELD,
WORLD CHAMPION. . .

GO GET 'EM COWBOY.

(announcer)
FROM ARIZONA. . .

HERE WE GO
WITH SMOKEY BANKS

ON FEAR NO EVIL!

IT'S 1,440 POUNDS
OF UNTRAINED. . .

(Danny)
RIDE!!

C'MON SMOKEY!!

C'MON, RIDE HIM SMOKEY!

(announcer)
HANG ON SMOKEY!

LOOK AT HIM BUCK,

AND SMOKEY IS DOWN
ON THE GROUND.

[laughing]

SMOKEY
GOT SMOKED!

YEAH!

IS THAT THE
BIG SMOKE-MAN?

THAT YOUR HERO
OUT THERE?

LET'S HEAD 'EM UP.

YOU OKAY?

YEAH--I JUST NEED
TO USE THE BATHROOM.

WHY DON'T YOU
TAKE THE BOYS AND
HEAD BACK.

ALL RIGHT. . .
C'MON BOYS.

I'LL WAIT FOR YOU
IN THE TRUCK.

♪ ♪

[groaning]

(announcer)
WELL COWBOY,
BETTER LUCK TO YOU.

BACK TO
THE PRACTICE FIELD. . .

BACK TO LAKE HAVASU CITY
WHERE THE DOGS DON'T BITE.

WELL GOOD AFTERNOON,
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,

THANKS FOR COMIN'
TO THE RODEO.

GOD BLESS AND
HAPPY TRAILS TO YOU!

♪ ♪

[bull bellows]

♪ ♪

[snorting]

♪ ♪

[crowd noise]

SMOKEY. . .I'D LIKE YOU
TO MEET NINA AND MARGO.

LADIES. . .

THEY'RE TWINS.

[someone throwing up]

UGH. . .[spits]

[water running]

[footsteps]

[knocking]

[gasping]

[knocking]

[loud gasping]

I TOLD YOU I'D
PAY YOU BACK!

I JUST NEED A LITTLE TIME.

I GAVE YOU
ENOUGH TIME.

AHH!!. . .[thud]

[clatter]. . .OOOF!

[wincing]

YOU KNOW. . .

I EVEN TOOK YOUR
STUPID BET ON THE VIKINGS.

LOOK. . .THERE'S ANOTHER
RODEO IN A FEW WEEKS.

I'LL WIN IT AND I'LL
PAY YOU BACK WITH INTEREST.

I SWEAR!!

AAAAHHHH!!. . .[thud]

THE MONEY. . .
BY NEXT WEEK. . .

OR. . .

[loud gasping]

[cracking sounds]

SO. . .
WE HAVE AN UNDERSTANDING.

YEAH.

[wincing]

[country guitar band
starts playing]

(man singing)
♪ I'LL NEVER UNDERSTAND ♪

♪ WHAT GETS
INTO A MAN ♪

[Bang!
Bang!!]

[Bang! Bang!]

EVERYTHING OKAY
MR. BANKS?

LEAVE ME ALONE,
WILL YA?

THOSE MEN IN
THE BATHROOM. . .

WE SHOULD CALL THE
POLICE AND TELL THEM.

LISTEN KID. . .

WHAT YOU SAW IN THERE
IS BETWEEN THEM AND ME.

NOW GIT!

BUT IF YOU CAN'T
PAY 'EM THEY'LL. . .

ANYBODY EVER TEACH YOU
TO KEEP YOUR NOSE

OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S BUSINESS?

HERE.

AIN'T TAKING NO MONEY
FROM NO KID.

[rattling of coin
in slot]

THANKS. . .
I OWE YA.

[click,
click]

[sighs]

YOUR DADDY DOESN'T WORK FOR THE
PEPSI-COLA COMPANY DOES HE?

NO.
GOOD.

[smash]

[rattling]

LESSON IN
LIFE PARTNER. . .

SOMETIMES YOU JUST GOTTA
WAIL ON IT AWHILE.

(man)
SMOKEY!

SMOKEY. . .

THE BANK GOT
YOUR TRAILER, MAN.

WHAT!

HEY, WAIT A SECOND!

HEY!!

[roar of engine]

(woman singing
on truck radio]
♪ I COOKED YOUR DINNER ♪

♪ I MADE YOUR BED ♪

COME ON.

(Billy Graham)
YOU'RE ALWAYS SEARCHING FOR
SOMETHING

WHOA!!
AND YOU NEVER FIND IT.

YOU CAN'T FIND IT IN SUCCESS,

YOU CAN'T FIND IT IN SEX,

YOU CAN'T FIND IT IN DRINK.

YOU SAY, WELL,
WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO?

CHANGE
THE STATION?

(Billy Graham)
GOD LOVES YOU!

CAN YOU IMAGINE THAT?

WITH ALL YOUR FAILURES.

YEAH, WELL THE
BANK HELPED.

TO REPENT MEANS
TO TURN AROUND.

YOU SEE, JESUS CHRIST

THAT'S IT!
DIED ON THE
CROSS FOR YOU.

[smack]
[radio cuts out]

[loud roar
of engine acceleration]

[horn honks]

[loud steady blast of horn]

PULL OVER!

WHAT?

PULL OVER!

[screeching of tires]

BACK OFF, BACK OFF!

I ALREADY RADIOED
THE POLICE.

I GOT NO BEEF
WITH YOU.

I WANT
MY TRAILER BACK.

EVERYTHING I OWN
IS IN THERE.

SORRY PAL,
I CAN'T.

HEY, WAIT
A MINUTE.

AREN'T YOU
SMOKEY BANKS?

YOU ARE, YOU'RE
SMOKEY BANKS!

PLEASED TO
MEET YOU.
GOOD TO SEE YA.

NOW CAN I HAVE
MY TAILER BACK?

I CAN'T DO THAT.

[thwack!]

[thud]
OOF!

(Hank)
HEY, HEY, HEY!

OKAY LADIES, COME ON. . .

IT'S LINE-UP TIME.

UGH!

OOOH!

AAAHH!

[loud clunk]

[whirring of electric motor]

[clunk]

THAT'S HIM.

HI MR. BANKS.

HEY, WHAT DO
YOU MEAN, "THAT'S HIM?"

[rumble of car engine]

WHAT'S YOU'RE
DEFINITION OF BOTTOM?

BOY?

THIS.

THAT'S ACTUALLY
A GOOD ANSWER.

90 DAYS,
THAT'S A LONG TIME.

WHAT IF I
DON'T LIKE THIS?

YOU WILL. . .

BEATS JAIL!

(Hank)
THEY'VE BEEN ASKIN' AROUND FOR
A COWBOY THE PAST FEW MONTHS.

ALL THE OTHER GUYS I ASKED
HAD SERIOUS COMMITMENTS.

YOU. . .YOU HAVE SOME
TIME ON YOUR HANDS,

YOU'LL DO.

BESIDES IT WAS
THEIR TRUCK YOU STOLE.

[click]

SO WE GOT A LIVE ONE.

YEAH. SMOKEY BANKS. . .

MIKE STILLWELL,
RANCH DIRECTOR.

SORRY ABOUT YOUR TRUCK.

ACCEPTED. WELCOME TO
SAGUARO BOYS RANCH.

GLAD WE COULD
WORK US A DEAL.

LET'S SHOW YOU AROUND.

THE GUYS HERE WILL
WARM UP TO YA.

HEY,
SMOKEY BANKS.

HEY GUYS,
SMOKEY'S HERE.

EXCEPT OF
COURSE, DANNY.

HI, MR. BANKS.
PUT 'ER THERE.

DANNY'S RESPONSIBLE
FOR YOU BEIN' HERE.

YA I KNOW.

HEY C'MON, WE'LL HAVE
LOTS OF FUN.

HEY BIG GUY,

WHY DON'T YOU
CATCH YOUR BREATH.

GET A DRINK OF WATER.

YOU'LL HAVE PLENTY OF TIME TO
SPEND WITH MR. BANKS.

ALL RIGHT.

WE SET UP 10 YEARS AGO

TO TAKE IN BOYS
FROM TROUBLED SITUATIONS,

WHETHER AT HOME OR WITH THE LAW.

ONCE THEY GET HERE, WE
DON'T ASK 'EM ABOUT THE PAST.

THEY TEND TO BUILD THAT UP.

AND ME?

THAT BOY
YOU JUST MET?

YA.

YOU'RE IN CHARGE
OF HIM

WHILE YOU'RE HERE.

WHY ME?

DANNY'S 14 NOW.

SEVERAL YEARS AGO,

HIS PARENTS WERE BOTH KILLED BY
A DRUNK DRIVER.

NOW WAIT
A DOGGONE MINUTE.

THERE'S NO WAY THIS
IS GONNA WORK OUT,

YOU KNOW THAT?

NO WAY AT ALL.

SEEMS TO ME THAT MIKE HERE
IS BEING OVERLY GENEROUS

AGREEING TO DROP CHARGES

IF YOU DO THESE PEOPLE
THIS FAVOR.

YOU CALL BEING HERE
AGAINST MY WILL A
FAVOR?

HEY, IT'S YOUR CHOICE.

STAY HERE,
OR FOLLOW ME TO MY CAR

WHERE I'LL TAKE YOU
STRAIGHT TO JAIL.

♪ [strings & flute] ♪

♪ ♪

I MAKE YOUR BED
THE FIRST TIME,

CLEAN SHEETS
AND TOWELS ONCE A WEEK.

THE SHOWER IS THERE,
BREAKFAST IS AT 6,

I'M ELLEN, HELLO, WELCOME.

I'VE GOT A HORSE WAITING.

YUP, THAT'S
MY WIFE.

SO THIS KID YOU
WERE TELLING ME ABOUT,

WHAT DO YOU WANT ME
TO DO WITH HIM?

TEACH HIM HOW
TO RIDE BULL.

SAY AGAIN?

WORK WITH HIM.

HOW'S ABOUT WE PUT SOMETHIN' ON
THE TABLE FOR ME IN RETURN?

THERE'S A RODEO
IN A FEW WEEKS.

I WANNA COMPETE.

OKAY?

NO PROMISES.

JUST DO YOUR JOB.

[loud sigh]

[boards creaking]

[crickets chirping]

HEY. . .HOW'S MY
LITTLE HEIFER?

GOOD.

YOU FEEL LIKE PARTYIN'?

(Dennis)
WOW, CHECK IT OUT.

(George)
GIRLS.

NO KIDDING, GIRLS--

I'LL BET HE HAS
AT LEAST 20 GIRLFRIENDS.

THESE ARE JUST
HIS SWIMMING
GIRLFRIENDS.

UNDOUBTEDLY.

I DIDN'T
KNOW GIRLS
HAD SO MUCH SKIN.

HEY, LET'S GET A
CLOSER LOOK.

WAIT, WAIT,
NOT A GOOD IDEA.

YOU KNOW HE'S KILLED
ABOUT 4 GUYS.

OH YEAH.

BINOCULARS!

GREAT IDEA.

GO GET 'EM.

C'MON GO GET 'EM,
HURRY UP!

OKAY. DON'T' LET ANYTHING
COOL HAPPEN WHILE I'M GONE.

THE KEY TO CARVING LEATHER WELL

IS KNOWING HOW DEEP TO GO.

ONE MISTAKE IN THE CUT

OR ANY VARIATION
FROM THE PATTERN,

THEN IT'S HARD TO RECOVER.

WHAT'S GOING
ON DENNIS?

OH, HI MRS. STILLWELL. HI MIKE.

(sounds nervous) I WAS JUST
PASSING THROUGH HERE.

I. . .I'M KINDA TIRED SO I--

I'M GONNA TAKE A WALK BEFORE I
GO TO--GO TO BED.

[fire crackling]

[crickets chirping]

[owl hooting]

[coyote howling]

GIVE ME
THE BINOCULARS.

NO. GIVE 'EM
TO ME.

GIVE 'EM TO ME.

BOYS. . .BACK TO
THE RANCH

NOW!!

(all) HE MADE ME DO IT!
HE PUSHED ME!!
I DIDN'T WANT TO!

[dripping of water]

(Mike)
ALCOHOL ON RANCH GROUNDS,

BREAKING CURFEW,

UNREGISTERED GUEST, WHAT ELSE?

I DON'T KNOW WHAT KIND OF
LIFESTYLE YOU'RE ACCUSTOMED TO,

BUT AROUND HERE EVERYONE LIVES
BY THE SAME RULES.

SO, NO SWIMMING?

THIS ISN'T A JOKE.

I CANNOT AND WILL NOT

TOLERATE ANY BEHAVIOR HERE

THAT JEOPARDIZES
ANYONE'S WELL-BEING.

JEOPARDIZES? MY FRIENDS
AND I KNOW HOW TO SWIM.

EVERYTHING YOU DO FOR
THE NEXT 3 MONTHS

WILL AFFECT SOMEONE ELSE.

YOU DO ANYTHING,
THEY WILL IMITATE YOU.

I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT
ANYBODY IMITATIN' ME.

I WAS JUST TRYIN' TO RELAX!

WE RELAX ON SUNDAY.

NOW IF YOU WANT TO STAY HERE,

YOU GOTTA PLAY BY OUR RULES.

WE HAVE RANK HERE.

FROM THIS MOMENT FORTH SMOKEY,

YOU ARE A RANCH HAND,
THE LOWEST RANK.

YOU MAY NOT LEAVE THE GROUNDS

UNLESS A GUY OF SCOUT
OR HIGHER RANK IS WITH YOU.

YOU TELLIN' ME THAT I NEED
PERMISSION

FROM ONE OF THESE LITTLE RUNTS
TO CROSS THE STREET?

THAT'S RIGHT.

NOW THAT'S A JOKE!

PART OF YOUR TIME
HERE COULD BE

TO GET YOU BACK
INTO THE REAL WORLD.

WE COULD HELP.

YOU LET ME COMPETE IN THAT RODEO
I WAS TELLIN' YOU ABOUT,

AND I'LL SHOW
I STILL GOT THE STUFF.

A RANCH HAND DOES NOT
LEAVE THE GROUNDS

UNLESS THE HIGHER RANKING GUYS
GIVE HIM THEIR PERMISSION,

AND THAT INCLUDES RODEO.

WE'LL SEE ABOUT THAT.

AT LEAST IN JAIL THEY DON'T
EXPECT NOTHIN' OF YA.

[loud footsteps]

[loud sigh]

[deep inhale]

[deep exhale]

OOH!

(with disgust)
RANCH HAND.

[sighs]

PERMISSION TO RODEO.

THE SNOT-NOSED LITTLE RUNTS!

AAAAAAHHH!!!

[squealing]

[snort, snort]

C'MON DANNY,
YOU CAN DO IT!

ALL RIGHT!!

(Dennis)
I RODE IT BEFORE.
YOU'RE GONNA BE FINE.

YOU CAN DO IT, MAN.

C'MON DANNY. GET ON.

[Danny groaning slightly]

[horse breathing forcefully]

[Danny winces]

[birds chirping]

[horse breathing forcefully]

[boys laughing]

GREAT HORSE!

HA, HA, HA, HA, HA.

[birds chirping]

HEY. . .GUYS,
THIS IS EASY.

[swak]

♪ [brisk orchestral music] ♪

♪ ♪

RIDE THAT
HORSE,
DANNY.

AH. . .AH!

YEAH!

[horse whinnies]

OKAY!

[horse snorts and whinnies]

♪ ♪

[boys laughing]

WHOA. . .WHOA!!

[fast clompety-clomp
of hooves]

(Danny) HELP!!
(Smokey) WHOA! HOLD ON TO HIM!

♪ ♪

MA'AM. . .
HYAAA!!

♪ ♪

MA'AM???

♪ ♪

C'MON,
GITUP--C'MON.

♪ ♪

C'MON
GIDDYUP!

♪ ♪

WHOA!!
HOLD HIM!

♪ ♪

[whinnies]

OF ALL THE STUPID THINGS.

WHAT WERE YOU THINKIN'?

YOU COULD'VE
GOT YOURSELF KILLED. . .

OH, IT'S YOU AGAIN.

WELL NOW THAT I GOT
YOU HERE BY YOURSELF,

I'D LIKE TO ASK
YOU SOMETHING.

HOW COME YOU RATTED
ME OUT TO THE COPS?

WELL FOR WHAT?

FOR KICKIN'
THE SODA MACHINE.

I DIDN'T TELL 'EM
ANYTHING ABOUT
THAT.

WELL. . .THEN. . .
HOW DID I GET HERE?

I PRAYED YOU HERE.

YOU WHAT?

I PRAYED YOU'D COME
HERE.

SO YOU SAID A PRAYER, AND GOD
MADE ME STEAL YOUR TRUCK?

NO, I THINK YOU DID
THAT PART ALL ON
YOUR OWN.

YOU KNOW, THERE'S WAY TOO MUCH
PRAYING GOIN' ON AROUND HERE.

[horse snorts]

SO YOU WANT
TO RIDE A BULL?

YUP. . .

HEY, I'VE BEEN A FAN
OF YOURS FOREVER. . .

'87, YOU BROKE EL GRANDE
IN SANTA FE.

'89, AUGUSTA MONTANA,

A FULL 8 SECONDS
ON THUNDER.

I MEAN '90--
DIZZY DEAN!

'87, YOU EVEN
BORN THEN?

MY DAD WAS
YOUR BIGGEST FAN.

WE'D GO TO THE RODEOS
AND WATCH THE COWBOYS--

THEY'D RIDE GOOD,
BUT,

YOU KNOW, HE'D ALWAYS SAY,
WAIT 'TIL SMOKEY RIDES,

HE'LL BEAT 'EM ALL.

MY DAD ALSO
TAUGHT ME TO PRAY.

GUESS THAT'S WHERE
I PICKED IT UP.

YEAH.

I DIDN'T KNOW GOD
WAS IN THE BULL
RIDIN' BUSINESS.

HE'S IN YOUR BUSINESS
IF YOU LET HIM.

IS THAT A FACT.

YUP.

I PICKED UP THE
BIBLE ONCE,

SAT DOWN,
OPENED IT UP.

IT SAID, "THOU
SHALT NOT," SO I
DIDN'T.

LISTEN DANNY,
THERE'S AH. . .

SOMETHING I WANT TO
TALK TO YOU ABOUT.

IT'S BEEN
ON MY MIND.

YOU KEEP PRAYIN'
ALL YOU WANT.

LET'S GET THIS
ONE THING STRAIGHT.

I'M MOVIN' ON.

I'M DOIN' MY TIME HERE,
AND THEN I'M MOVIN' ON.

I'LL HELP YOU OUT CAUSE
I GOT NOTHIN' BETTER TO DO,

THEN I'M GONE.

ALL RIGHT?

ALL RIGHT.

♪ ♪

SMOKEY. . .
HAVE A SEAT.

EVERYONE KNOW SMOKEY BANKS?

MY NIECE, LINNETTE.

I BELIEVE I'VE
HAD THAT PLEASURE.

[boys conversing]

AH--DANNY'S A LITTLE
UNDER THE WEATHER TONIGHT.

JUST--JUST HELP YOURSELF.

THANK YOU.

EVERYTHING GONNA WORK OUT
BETWEEN YOU TWO?

WE HAVE
AN UNDERSTANDING.

AH. . .OKAY.

THANK YOU, MA'AM.

HAVE SOME MILK, SMOKEY.

[all conversing pleasantly]

(Mike)
DEAR LORD,

THANK YOU FOR THIS FOOD,

AND EVERYTHING ELSE
YOU'VE PROVIDED TODAY.

BLESS THOSE IN WANT,

AND A SPECIAL THANK YOU
FOR DELIVERIN' SMOKEY TO US.

IN JESUS NAME, AMEN.

AMEN!
AMEN!

[crickets chirping]

[coyote yipping]

♪ [harp and flute] ♪

♪ ♪

[deep exhale]

♪ ♪

[splat]

(whispering)
Get the chairs--the chairs.

The chairs.

[owl hoots]

(Steve) C'mon. . .C'mon!

♪ ♪

[squeaking]

Come here. C'mon,
give it to me!

♪ [orchestral music
becomes suspenseful] ♪

♪ ♪

All right, c'mon,
let's go! We got it!

♪ ♪

[clattering sounds]

(all)
WHOO!-WHOO!-WHOO!-WHOO!

WHOO!-WHOO!-WHOO!-WHOO!
WHOO!-WHOO!-WHOO!-WHOO!

[whoosh!!]

[thud]

HA, HA, HA, HA, HA.

HEY, I'M GONNA GET YOU,
YOU MORONS!

COME ON OUT!

I'M GONNA KILL YOU!
COME ON OUT!

♪ ♪

[click]

HEY.

[birds chirping & owl hooting]

WHAT.

HOW WAS YOUR
EVENIN' LAST NIGHT.

WHY?

YOU KNOW WHO DID
IT, DON'T YOU?

I CAN GUESS.

I GOT THE PERFECT
PLAN TO GET 'EM BACK.

WAIT 'TILL YOU
HEAR THIS!

I'M NOT GONNA
GET 'EM BACK.

PARDON.

I THOUGHT ABOUT IT,

AND I DECIDED I'M
NOT GONNA DO ANYTHING.

WELL THEY MADE A FOOL
OUT OF YOU SON.

WELL LAST NIGHT
I WOULD'VE KILLED 'EM.

JUST NOT TODAY.

WELL WE CAN'T LET 'EM
GET AWAY WITH IT.

I'M SORT OF
IN CHARGE OF YA.

IF YOU'RE NOT GONNA
DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT,

THEN I WILL.

AT THE SODA MACHINE,

YOU SAID SOMETIMES YOU
JUST HAVE TO WAIL ON IT AWHILE.

WELL, SOMETIMES YOU JUST
HAVE TO LET IT GO.

LISTEN. . .

YOU BETTER PLAN ON LIVIN'
THE REST OF YOUR LIFE

AT THIS STUPID RANCH 'CAUSE
YOU'RE NEVER GONNA MAKE IT

OUT THERE IN
THE REAL WORLD.

[thwak
thwak]

[whinnies]

(Mike)
I THOUGHT THE BEST WAY
TO GET YOU ALL ACQUAINTED

IS FOR YOU TO TAKE SMOKEY
ON A TRAIL RIDE.

BE BACK FOR SUPPER.

ALL RIGHT. . .OKAY.

WHERE'S THE KID?

DANNY? SAID HE HAD
TO CLEAN UP HIS ROOM.

[neighs & whinnies]

YOU GUYS LOOK
HALF-WAY DECENT.

LINNETTE TAUGHT US. SHE'S
IN CHARGE OF THE BARN.

HEY, UM. . .
SHE LIVE HERE?

WHY. . .YOU INTERESTED?

[both laugh]

♪ [orchestra--
full & bright] ♪

♪ ♪

WHAT ARE YOU
GUYS DOIN' HERE?

SCIENCE EXPERIMENT
BLEW UP MY SCHOOL.

ROBBERY--
ARMED ROBBERY!

I STOLE $1,000
AND WENT TO VEGAS.

WHAT ABOUT YOU,
SHORT STACK?

MY MOM LEFT ME
AT A WALMART.

♪ ♪

SO, MR. BANKS. . .

SMOKEY'LL DO.

ALL RIGHT.

HOW LONG YA IN FOR?

WHAT DO YOU MEAN?

I MEAN, HOW LONG
ARE YOU STUCK HERE?

'TILL DANNY
RIDES A BULL.

HE'S SO WEIRD.

WEIRD ENOUGH
SO HE DIDN'T WANT

TO GET YOU BACK FOR WHAT
YOU DID TO HIM LAST NIGHT.

WEIRD, HUH?

I TELL YOU
SOMETHIN',

A GOOD COWBOY ALWAYS SLEEPS
WITH ONE EYE OPEN.

♪ ♪

[dog barks]

[bed creaks]

[dog barks]

♪ ♪

PERMISSION, HUH.

[crickets chirping]

[owl hoots]

[door creaks]

[click!]

(cat)
RWOWRRR!

OKAY, DEALER
BETS A NICKEL.

SO YOU BET A NICKEL,

OR ANYTHING YOU THINK
IS WORTH A NICKEL.

YOU'RE NOT PLAYIN'?

I DON'T PLAY
FOR MONEY.

[chuckles]

WUSS!

NONE OF THAT!

ALL COWBOYS PLAY.

YOU CAN'T SMOKE
ON RANCH GROUNDS!!

[boys groan]

SHUT UP DANNY.

LET ME TELL
YOU BOYS SOMETHIN'.

I ONCE QUIT SMOKIN',

DRINKIN', GAMBLIN',
AND WOMEN. . .

IT WAS THE WORST 15 MINUTES
OF MY LIFE.

[chuckles & laughter]

[click, click,
click, click, click]

♪ [acoustic flamenco guitar] ♪

THAT MIGHT WIN NOW AT
THE LADIES' AUXILIARY

BUT AH. . .PUT
YOUR EYES ON THESE.

♪ [orchestral western movie
music with high trumpet lead] ♪

THESE ARE
WHAT YOU CALL, "FACE CARDS."

NOW SINCE ROCKY HERE DOESN'T
HAVE ANY OF 'EM. . .

I WIN.

♪ ♪

TELL YOU WHAT BOYS.

I'D HATE TO COME UP AGAINST
THIS HAND IN LAS VEGAS.

[all groan]

♪ ♪

WELL. . .

I GUESS WE BETTER
CALL IT A NIGHT.

BUT. . .OUR MONEY.

♪ ♪

YOUR MONEY. . .

♪ ♪

THERE'S A RODEO
IN A FEW WEEKS,

AND I UNDERSTAND I NEED
YOUR PERMISSION TO GO. . .

AS LONG AS I'M A. . .
WHAT DO THEY CALL THAT?

A RANCH HAND.

RIGHT. WHY DON'T WE PLAY
FOR THAT PERMISSION?

I DON'T THINK WE COULD
GET THAT BY MIKE.

YOU CAN'T GET ANYTHING BY MIKE.

[click]

WHAT. . .

WHAT'S WRONG?

IT'S QUIET.

IT'S MIDNIGHT.

IT'S SUPPOSED TO
BE QUIET.

IT'S TOO QUIET.

(chuckling)
4 JACKS. . .

NOW GIVE ME
BACK MY MONEY.

AH, AH, AH, AH. . .

4 KINGS.

OH MAN!

♪ ♪

SEE YOU BOYS
AT THE RODEO.

YOU DON'T HAVE
MY PERMISSION.

OH C'MON NOW,

THAT HAND WAS PLAYED
ON BEHALF OF ALL YOU GUYS.

I PLAY MY OWN HAND.

♪ ♪

WELL, WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO PLAY
WITH THERE, PARTNER?

WELL, THE 50 CENTS YOU OWE
ME FROM THE SODA MACHINE,

WELL, AND MY PERMISSION
TO LET YOU GO TO THE RODEO.

THAT AGAINST EVERYTHING
YOU WON FROM THE GUYS.

ALL RIGHT. . .

ALL RIGHT.

HEY--DENNIS DEALS.

♪ ♪

[flapping of cards
being shuffled]

GENTLEMEN. . .
FOR THE FARM.

[crickets chirping]

[owl hooting]

♪ ♪

♪ [music swells] ♪

♪ ♪

TWO, PLEASE.

♪ ♪

I THINK
I GOT YA KID.

♪ ♪

RAISE!

WITH WHAT?

YOU TEACH ME HOW
TO RIDE A BULL.

WELL, I ALREADY
GOTTA DO THAT.

NO--REALLY TEACH ME.

NO COMPLAININ',
NO MOANIN',

NO LOOKIN' AT LINNETTE.

NO WANTIN' TO
QUIT ALL THE TIME.

YOU HAVE TO
REALLY TRAIN ME.

WHAT HAPPENS
IF YOU LOSE?

YOU LEAVE
WHENEVER YOU WANT.

FOR GOOD.

♪ ♪

ALL RIGHT. . .

RAISE AGAIN.

COME ON!

AFTER THE RODEO
THERE'S A MEETING--

COWBOY CHAPEL.

I WANNA GO.

EVERYBODY HAS TO
AGREE TO GO.

I ESPECIALLY WANT
YOU TO GO.

WHAT IF I DON'T
AGREE TO THAT?

FOLD AND
LOOSE EVERYTHING.

READ 'EM AND WEEP.

♪ ♪

ACES OVER 8s.

GIVE ALL THE GUYS
THEY'RE MONEY BACK.

[cheering, hooting,
and hollering]

♪ ♪

[the boys talking loudly]

YEAH!

ALL RIGHT DANNY!

I THOUGHT YOU SAID
YOU DIDN'T GAMBLE.

I SAID I DON'T
PLAY FOR MONEY.

IN LIFE. . .
EVERYDAY'S A GAMBLE.

[bell rings]

[all talking]

SO. . .WHAT YOU
BEEN UP TO?

OH, I WAS JUST TEACHING THE BOYS
ABOUT THE EVILS OF GAMBLIN'.

DID IT WORK?

[smacks his lips]. . .YEAH.

[rooster calling]

[knock, knock, knock]

WE HAVE A DEAL.

OH! YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING ME!

[louder knocking]

[door creaks]

HELLO MR. BANKS, WE'RE
WASTIN' GOOD DAYLIGHT.

[loud sigh]

ALL RIGHT.

(Smokey)
IF WE'RE GONNA DO THIS AT ALL,
WE'RE GONNA DO IT RIGHT.

LET'S START WITH
THE FUNDAMENTALS.

WE AIN'T GOT
MUCH TO WORK WITH SO

WE'LL HAVE TO MAKE
DUE WITH WHAT WE GOT.

I WANT YOU TO IMAGINE
THIS IS 1800 POUNDS.

OF REAL ANGRY FLESH
UNDER YOUR BUTT,

100% U.S.D.A. PRIME MEAN!

NOW THE KEY IS BELIEVIN' YOU'RE
IN CONTROL AT ALL TIMES.

WHAT'S THE MATTER?

WHAT DO YOU MEAN,
"WHAT WE GOT?"

WELL, BELIEVE THAT
THIS BARREL IS A BULL,

STUFF LIKE THAT.

THAT'S THE WAY ALL
BULL RIDERS START OUT, SON.

ALL RIGHT.

UNLESS YOU CAN PULL
SOMETHIN' OUT OF YOUR HAT.

THIS IS A BULL!

HEY, I GOT AN IDEA--

LET'S PRAY FOR ONE.

DEAR GOD, PLEASE GIVE
THIS BRAT A BULL!

HEY MR. BANKS, DANNY,

C'MON--MIKE WANTS YOU GUYS
OUT FRONT RIGHT AWAY.

[breathing excitedly]

[birds chirping]

THANKS SMOKEY.

HOW LONG AGO DID
YOU ARRANGE FOR THAT?

JUST SHOWED
UP, WHY?

NO REASON.

WELL FIRST THINGS FIRST.

THIS IS A TOY--USED IN BARS

BY A BUNCH
OF DRUNK WANNABEs--

NOT BULL RIDERS.

BUT IF THE GOOD LORD
GAVE IT TO US,

WHO AM I TO ARGUE?

LET ME SEE YOUR SOCKS.

WHY?

C'MON, LET ME
SEE 'EM.

EVERYONE KNOWS A COWBOY
NEVER WEARS MATCHING SOCKS

WHEN HE RIDES.

JUST REMEMBER DANNY,

ALWAYS RIDE A BULL
JUMP FOR JUMP.

NEVER TRY TO TRAP 'EM,

NEVER GET CAUGHT DOWN
INSIDE THE WELL.

MOST IMPORTANT, ALWAYS
EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED.

[click]

UGH!

[splat!!]

OOF!

WHOO!

[both laughing]

OH--IT'S GOT SPUNK!!

HEY, THAT
WAS GREAT.

WHOO!

OKAY.

THAT'S
GOOD.

I'M ON?

OKAY.

(Smokey)
OKAY, HERE WE GO.

READY?

[click]

[scraping of metal
gears in bull]

(Smokey)
LOOKIN' GOOD THERE SLIM.

LOOKIN' GOOD.

[footsteps]

YOU WANTED
TO SEE ME?

YES--JUST WANTED
TO TELL YOU

YOU'RE DOIN'
A GREAT JOB.

THAT'S IT. JUST WANTED
TO SAY THANK YOU.

YOU'RE WELCOME.

HEY. . .

YOU KNOW WHERE I CAN GET ONE OF
THOSE AH, SWEDISH MASSAGES?

SWEDEN?

[birds chirping]

[loud whinny]

[birds chirping]

WELL THIS IS A CHANGE.

WHERE YOU BEEN?

I HAD TO SEE
THE NURSE.

YOU ALL RIGHT?

A COWBOY'S ALWAYS
ALL RIGHT.

LET'S GET TO IT.

♪ [strings] ♪

♪ [horns join the strings] ♪

♪ ♪

YEAH!

♪ ♪

WHOA!!
AH. . .

♪ ♪

LET IT BE.

♪ ♪

MY HAT.

♪ ♪

WHAT'S THE MATTER SON?

YOU REALLY WANT
TO KNOW?

WELL, I ASKED,
DIDN'T I?

YEAH.

ARE YOU SICK?

YEAH.

HOW BAD?

NOT GOOD.

THEY DON'T KNOW
ABOUT IT, DO THEY?

ONLY MIKE, ELLEN,

LINNETTE,
AND GOD.

AND ABOUT 10
OTHER DOCTORS.

AND I GUESS
YOU KNOW NOW.

I'M SORRY.

HEY C'MON. . .

LET'S GET IT GOIN'.

OKAY.

WHY DIDN'T
YOU TELL ME!?

YOU WOULDN'T
HAVE DONE IT.

YOU STILL OWED ME
AN EXPLANATION.

DANNY CAME TO US
THROUGH A HOPE FOUNDATION.

I GUESS SOMEONE HEARD ABOUT US
AND THOUGHT, "OH BOYS RANCH."

ONCE WE MET HIM THOUGH, WE KNEW
WE WERE MEANT TO BE HIS HOME.

I'M SORRY MIKE,

THIS JUST AIN'T
GONNA WORK OUT.

I DON'T WANT TO BE
A PART OF THIS. . .

THIS. . .
THIS WHOLE THING.

IT'S A BIG MISTAKE!!!

OKAY. I'LL CALL HANK
IN THE MORNING.

I'LL TELL HIM
YOU'RE FREE TO GO,

AND THANK YOU AGAIN

FOR WHAT YOU DID
WHILE YOU WERE HERE.

YOU'RE WELCOME.

WE'LL SAY GOOD-BYE
TO HIM FOR YA.

WHAT ARE YOU GONNA SAY?

WHAT DO YOU WANT
ME TO SAY?

[sighs]

SOME GOD YOU SERVE,
MR. STILLWELL.

IF I SEE HIM
ON JUDGEMENT DAY,

I'LL LOOK HIM
RIGHT IN THE EYE,

AND I'LL ASK HIM
ONE QUESTION. . .

"WHY?"

BECAUSE IF HE CAN DO THAT

TO AN INNOCENT
LITTLE BOY LIKE DANNY,

WHY WOULD ANYBODY WANT TO
SPEND ETERNITY WITH HIM?

[loud smashing sounds]

[slam!!]

WHERE YA GOIN'
COWBOY?

WITH ALL DUE
RESPECT LINNETTE--

SHUT UP!!

[breathing anxiously]

[knock,
knock,
knock]

THAT'S IT?. . .

QUITTIN'?

GET OUT!

THEN LET
ME HELP YOU.

HAVE TO DO WHAT IS
SO MUCH MORE IMPORTANT

THAN HELPIN' THIS
LITTLE BOY RIDE.

MAN, YOU SURE MUST BE
IN SOME KIND OF RUSH.

[splat]

NONE OF YOU HAVE GOT THE RIGHT
TO MAKE ME GO THROUGH ALL THIS.

THERE HE IS. . .

THE LONE COWBOY.

THE MAN WHO
WON THE WEST. . .

OUT ON HIS OWN.

ONE THING'S
FOR SURE.

I'LL DO A WHOLE LOT
BETTER ON MY OWN--

ELSEWHERE!!--

THAN BEIN' WITH
Y'ALL OUT HERE.

YEAH??

WHERE IS ELSEWHERE?

THE NEXT BAR
DOWN THE ROAD?

[all laughing]

♪ [female country singer sings
"I Fall to Pieces"
in background] ♪

(Honeycut)
HE'S THE BEST
THE SPORT'S EVER SEEN,

RIDIN' THE BEST BULL
IN FRONT OF THE LARGEST CROWD.

AND WINNIN' MORE MONEY
THAN YOU EVER SEEN.

AND SPENDIN'
MORE TOO.

WHY IF THE SPORT DIED TOMORROW,

AIN'T NOBODY EVER RODE A BULL

BETTER 'N SMOKEY RODE
DIZZY DEAN THAT DAY.

C'MON SMOKEY, TELL US
ABOUT THAT RIDE ONE MORE TIME.

WELL, I HAVE TO GIVE THAT
OLD BULL SOME CREDIT.

HE WAS A SMART ONE.

YOU SEE, HE CAME
OUT OF THAT SHOOT

JUST A'SPINNIN' AND A'KICKIN'

AS HARD AS HE COULD,

BUT I WAS RIGHT THERE.

I WAS RIGHT THERE
WAITIN' FOR IT.

YA KNOW IF I HADN'T BEEN
WAITIN' FOR THAT REVERSE,

HE WOULD HAVE THROWN ME
RIGHT OUTTA THE ARENA.

BUT HE DIDN'T!

NO HE DIDN'T.

NAWWWW.

WHAT IF HE'D SPRUNG
THE OTHER WAY?

WELL, THEN I GUESS
I'D JUST BE SOME

OLD, OVER-THE-HILL
DRUNK SITTIN' IN A BAR.

♪ ♪

[all laugh]

NOW HOW LONG AGO
WAS THAT SMOKEY?

♪ ♪

OH WELL POP'S,
IF I WAVE AT YA,

WAVE BACK AT ME,
ALL RIGHT?

SURE SMOKEY.

THAT'A BOY.

♪ ♪

HELLO DARLIN'.

♪ ♪

WHO ARE YOU
CALLIN' DARLIN'?

YOU I GUESS.

♪ ♪

BARTENDER, ANOTHER ROUND
FOR THE BOOTH

AND WHATEVER
MY FRIENDS HERE ARE HAVIN'.

♪ ♪

SAY, AREN'T YOU THAT
PIA PICANTE MAN?

SURE AM.

YEAH, THAT SALSA
DELICIOSO GUY?

IN THE FLESH.

♪ ♪

THAT'D BE 8 BUCKS.

OH AH, SEE THAT OLD
COWBOY OVER THERE?

♪ ♪

PUT IT ON HIS TAB.

♪ ♪

[loud smash]

♪ ♪

WHAT, MR. PIA
PICA PICANTE

MAKES YOU THINK THAT

I'D LIKE TO
DRINK WITH YOU?

♪ ...FALL TO PIECES ♪

YOU KNOW NORMALLY
I JUST AH, WALK AWAY,

BUT THINGS JUST HAVEN'T BEEN
THAT NORMAL LATELY.

SO?

SO, I GUESS
I JUST BELIEVE

IN GETTIN' EVERYTHING
OVER WITH AT ONCE.

YOU KNOW WHAT COMES NEXT.

[smack]

[smack!!]

SO DO YOU.

[smashing sounds]

UGH!!

AAHHH!

[truck horn honks]

♪ BUT EACH TIME ♪

♪ I GO OUT ♪

[loud banging]
♪ WITH SOMEONE NEW ♪

♪ YOU WALK BY ♪

I AIN'T THROUGH
WITH YOU.

AAAAAAAA!!

♪ AND I FALL TO PIECES. ♪

[loud smashing sounds]

♪ YOU WALK BY ♪

♪ AND I FALL TO PIECES ♪

♪ ♪♪

I KNEW YOU'D COME BACK.

[birds chirping]

I WONDER WHAT THE
OTHER GUYS LOOK LIKE.

[chuckling]

HEY DANNY, (chuckles)

LOOKS LIKE HE TURNED
THE OTHER CHEEK ALL RIGHT.

[all chuckle]

BOYS. . .

WHY DON'T YOU GO ON OUTSIDE.

YOU CAN SEE HIM LATER.

LET HIM REST.

YOU KNOW, THEY
IDENTIFIED YOU

BY THE RANCH'S LAUNDRY STAMP
ON YOUR UNDERWEAR.

[painful laugh]

OKAY, I'LL
BE BACK LATER.

WHOAAA!

HE'S ALREADY BEEN
BEAT UP ONCE.

WHAT'S THAT GOT
TO DO WITH ME?

WELL, JUST TRY
AND REMEMBER HOW YOU FELT

WHEN YOU FIRST CAME HERE.

BE NICE.

[birds chirping]

[loud exhale]

KINDA LOOKS LIKE SOMEBODY
GOT THEIR CLOCK CLEANED.

I'M NOT SURPRISED. . .
NOT IN THE LEAST.

AS SOON AS YOU'RE
ABLE TO WALK,

YOU'RE EITHER GONNA HELP DANNY
LEARN HOW TO RIDE BULL

OR LEAVE IMMEDIATELY.

IF YOU STAY, YOUR LIFE WILL NO
LONGER BE YOUR OWN,

AND FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS,

I DON'T CARE WHAT YOU THINK,
FEEL, SEE, SAY, OR DO.

YOU HAVE ONE LAST CHANCE

TO CLEAN UP YOUR MISERABLE,
ROTTEN, GOAT-STINKIN' LIFE,

AND PERHAPS
EVEN REDEEM YOURSELF.

YOU CHRISTIANS,
THINK JUST BY BEIN' PUSHY,

YOU CAN GET
ANYTHING YOU WANT.

WHO SAID I
WAS A CHRISTIAN.

LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHIN'

ABOUT THESE CHRISTIANS.

YOU HAVE TOTALLY SCREWED UP

SINCE THE FIRST DAY
YOU SET FOOT HERE.

AND YOU KNOW WHAT?

THEY STILL LOVE YOU. . .

I DON'T GET IT.

[footsteps]

[click]

[footsteps]

[click]

♪ [acoustic guitar picking] ♪

PRAY FOR THE HAPPINESS
OF THOSE WHO CURSE YOU.

IMPLORE GOD'S BLESSING
ON THOSE WHO HURT YOU.

♪ [strings join
the guitar] ♪

♪ ♪

RUMP UP. . .

ARM UP!

♪ ♪

[thump]

♪ ♪

SMOKEY!

I'LL TAKE OVER
MISS STILLWELL.

THANK YOU SMOKEY.

MISS STILLWELL?. . .

THANKS.

ALL RIGHT, ALL RIGHT,

LET'S NOT CARRIED AWAY.

RULE NUMBER ONE.
COWBOYS DON'T HUG.

YES SIR.

RULE NUMBER 2--DON'T CALL ME
SIR--THAT WAS MY DADDY'S NAME.

NOW GET UP THERE. LET'S SEE WHAT
YOU'VE BEEN WORKIN' ON.

OKAY.

♪ ♪

ALL RIGHT, JUST SETTLE
DOWN NOW, RELAX.

DON'T GET ALL EXCITED
OVER NOTHING.

♪ [music swells] ♪

♪ ♪

GIT UP ON THERE.

DIG YOUR HEELS IN,
NOW DIG 'EM IN.

GOOD. POSTURE. . .
POSTURE.

LIKE YOU'RE
HOLDIN' A PIZZA NOW.

PUT YOUR HAND UP.
THAT'A BOY.

HEY, DID YOU
TELL HIM YET?

NO.

TELL HIM WHAT?

THERE'S A RODEO
OVER IN STOCKTON

IN ABOUT A WEEK.

YEAH?

(Mike)
YEAH, AND THIS YEAR

IT MIGHT BE
A LITTLE DIFFERENT.

WHY?

WELL, LITTLE JOHN'S WESTERN WEAR

HAS AGREED TO DONATE
SOME NEW CLOTHES

SO WE CAN ALL GO IN STYLE!

[Smokey & Mike chucking]

NOT FUNNY MIKE.

YOU KNOW COWBOYS HATE
TRYIN' ON NEW CLOTHES.

[birds chirping]

HEY, S-SOMEBODY SAY SOMETHING.

WELL C'MON.

WHAT WOULD YOU SAY
IF I TOLD YOU

WE ENTERED YOU
IN THE JUNIOR RODEO?

ME? IN A RODEO
ON A REAL BULL?

YOU UP TO IT?

AM I? YEAH.

HEY, AREN'T WE GONNA
NEED A BULL?

SAY HELLO TO LORENZO.

[loud bellowing
and kicking sounds]

[very loud bellow]

[loud bellow]

BEFORE YOU GO TO STOCKTON,

YOU'RE GONNA HAVE
TO RIDE HIM,

AND YOU'RE GONNA
HAVE TO TEACH HIM.

[loud bellow]

♪ [bright music--
full orchestra] ♪

♪ ♪

(Smokey)
ALL RIGHT,
THIS IS IT.

THIS IS WHAT
IT'S ALL ABOUT.

THE CROWD IS QUIET.

THE BULL TURNS AND LOOKS AT YOU
WITH A FIRE IN HIS EYE,

AND HE SAYS,
"I KNOW SMOKEY BANKS.

I KNOW TUFF HEDERMAN,

BUT WHO ARE YOU?"

YOU LOOK HIM RIGHT BACK
IN THE EYE,

AND YOU SAY,
"I'M DANNY O'NEILL."

LET'S RODEO!!

[everybody yelling]

[Lorenzo bellows]

[cowbell ringing]

DON'T JUST STAND THERE,
DO SOMETHIN'!!

[loud splattering--
bull relieving himself]

(Willie Nelson singing)
♪ MAMA, ♪

♪ DON'T LET YOUR BABIES
GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS. ♪

♪ ♪

♪ DON'T LET 'EM PICK GUITARS ♪

♪ AND DRIVE THEM OL' TRUCKS ♪

♪ MAKE 'EM BE DOCTORS
AND LAWYERS AND SUCH. ♪

♪ ♪

♪ MAMA, DON'T LET YOUR BABIES
GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS. ♪

♪ ♪

♪ THEY'LL NEVER STAY HOME, ♪

♪ AND THEY'RE ALWAYS ALONE ♪

♪ EVEN WITH
SOMEONE THEY LOVE. ♪

♪ ♪

♪ COWBOYS AIN'T
EASY TO LOVE,

♪ AND THEY'RE
HARDER TO HOLD. ♪

♪ ♪

♪ AND THEY'D RATHER
GIVE YOU A SONG ♪

♪ THAN DIAMONDS AND GOLD. ♪

♪ ♪

♪ MAMA, DON'T LET YOUR BABIES
GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS. ♪

♪ ♪

[talking & laughing]

(Mike)
COME ON, COME ON,
GET IT IN GUYS!

[engine starts]

♪ [orchestra--
minor tones] ♪

[crickets chirping]

[horse neighs]

[horse neighs]

[dog barking]

[whoosh]

[chuckles]

HOW COME YOU AIN'T
NEVER BEEN CAUGHT.

NO ONE I KNOW
HAS BEEN

AS GRACIOUS AS THIS.

IS THAT A FACT?

AND YOU?

WELL, YOU KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE.

NO. . .WHAT'S IT LIKE?

I CAN'T THINK OF A YEAR I DIDN'T
PUT 100,000 MILES ON MY TRUCK.

SOUNDS LIKE AN EXCUSE.

UH. . .MAYBE.

IT'S JUST. . .

YOU KNOW YOU
START OUT YOUNG.

SOMEBODY TELLS YOU
THAT YOU'RE GOOD.

ONE DAY
YOU BELIEVE IT.

THEN YOU START WINNIN'.

SMALL STUFF AT FIRST,
THEN THE REGIONALS,

THEN THE BIG SHOW.

THEN WHEN YOU'VE GOT--

SPENT ALL THAT TIME
TRYIN' TO GET. . .

THAT'S IT.

THEN YOU SPEND THE REST OF YOUR
LIFE IN BARS.

GETTIN' IN FIGHTS.

THEM KNOWIN' YOU ON A FIRST-NAME
BASIS AT THE LOCAL JAIL.

YEAH. . .IT'S JUST,
ONE DAY

YOU NOTICE A NEW GUY,

A BIT YOUNGER THAN YOU--

DOESN'T EVEN LOOK YOUR WAY.

WHEN THE DUST CLEARS,

THEY'RE AWARDIN' HIM THE BUCKLE.

AND THEN YOU'VE GOT NOTHIN'

WELL I KNOW WHEN
I'VE OVERSTAYED MY WELCOME.

YOU SHOULD TRY
STAYIN' LONGER.

IF YOU EVER GET THE
CHANCE AGAIN, THAT IS.

WELL, I'M THINKIN'
ABOUT IT.

♪ [orchestra] ♪

♪ ♪

♪ [orchestra &
acoustic guitar] ♪

♪ ♪

[knocking]

COME IN.

[click]

HEY DANNY.

HEY.

WHAT'S UP?

WHAT ARE YOU DOIN'?

AW, JUST TRYIN' TO FIGURE OUT
THIS CROSSWORD PUZZLE.

DANNY. . .

YOU'RE READY.

WOW, THIS IS IT.

IT IS!

I WANT YOU TO HAVE THAT.

SMOKEY, THAT'S GREAT.

BUT IF YOU DON'T MIND,

I'D LIKE TO WIN
ONE OF MY OWN.

YOU WILL. . .
YOU WILL!

I JUST AH, WANTED
YOU TO KNOW THAT AH,

IN MY EYES, YOU'RE
ALREADY A WORLD'S CHAMP.

YOU'VE HAD TO FACE
SOME THINGS THAT AH. . .

NONE OF US HAVE.

SEE. . .

TONIGHT I READ
ABOUT A DIFFERENT PRIZE.

ONE THAT LASTS FOREVER.

YOU SEE, IT'S NOT
ABOUT HOW LONG I'M ON--

IT'S ABOUT
HOW WELL I RIDE.

♪ ♪

WHY DON'T YOU
GET SOME SLEEP.

♪ ♪

[click]

♪ ♪

[dog barks]

♪ ♪

YOU DIDN'T REALLY THINK
YOU COULD HIDE, DID YA?

TIME'S UP, COWBOY.

♪ ♪

WHAT DO YOU SAY

YOU AND ME AND MY BUDDY GO

FOR A LITTLE MOONLIT WALK TO MY
CAR.

COME ON.

HEY DENNIS, GO GET MIKE.

OUW!

DO YOU HAVE MY MONEY?

(Smokey)
NO!

[horse whinnies]

YOU'RE OUT OF OPTIONS.

[pounding of hooves]

♪ ♪

I'M GONNA KILL YA!

I WILL SAY ONE THING,
SMOKEY BANKS,

YOU SURE HAVE MADE THIS
AN INTERESTIN' PLACE

SINCE SHOWIN' UP.

HEY, SMOKEY.

SO GENTLEMEN. . .

SMOKEY BANKS IS
A FRIEND OF MINE.

WHAT WILL IT TAKE
TO SETTLE HIS INDEBTEDNESS?

MIKE, PLEASE, NO.

HOW MUCH. . .
DOES MR. BANKS OWE?

12 HUNDRED BUCKS.

WELL AROUND HERE,

WE BELIEVE IN RENDERING
UNTO CAESAR WHAT IS HIS,

EVEN WITH INTEREST AND
PENALTIES.

NOW. . .
WHAT WILL YOU TAKE?

NOT A DIME LESS THAN ALL OF IT.

YOU'RE SURE?

YOU JUST DON'T GET IT,
DO YOU BOZO?

YOU SEE, I WANT MY MONEY.

YOU DON'T HAVE
ANY OTHER OPTIONS.

I CAN THINK OF ONE.

GYAH!!!

[police dispatcher
on radio in distance]

SO YOU ROPED HIM
ON THE FEET?

YOU GOT HIM BY THE NECK?

(Smokey)
HE TURNED SO PURPLE I THOUGHT HE
WAS GOING TO BURST.

AREN'T YOU SMOKEY BANKS?

AT YOUR SERVICE.

YOU ARE HEREBY PLACED
UNDER ARREST

FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE AND AN
ASSAULT COMPLAINT.

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN
SILENT.

ANYTHING YOU MAY SAY CAN AND
WILL BE USED AGAINST YOU.

HEY, SMOKEY DIDN'T DO ANYTHING,
DID YA SMOKEY?

MR. BANKS IS HERE UNDER
MY PROTECTIVE CUSTODY.

WE HAVE AN ARRANGEMENT
WITH THE LOCAL AUTHORITY.

WE KNOW THAT MA'AM.

BUT THESE ARE
NEW CHARGES

RESULTING FROM AN
ALTERCATION AT A BAR.

WE JUST GOT THE
WARRANT YESTERDAY.

ALTERCATION?
WHO YOU KIDDING.

SMOKEY GOT
HIS BUTT KICKED.

SEE THAT HE GETS
TO THE RODEO.

HEY, WHAT'S GOIN' ON?

HEY MIKE, IS THIS
THE FIRST TIME

SOMEONE'S LEFT HERE
IN HANDCUFFS?

DANNY. . .

LEAVE ME ALONE!!

♪ [solo violin] ♪

♪ ♪

♪ [more strings join in] ♪

♪ ♪

[clunk]

♪ ♪

♪ [music swells] ♪

♪ ♪

♪ [harp] ♪

[click]

WHERE ARE YOU
GOING?

I GOT AN IDEA.

AN IDEA?

YEAH, AN IDEA.

NOW YOU GO BACK TO SLEEP.

IT'LL BE OKAY.

(Hank) BANKS. . .

GET UP--
LET'S GO!

WHAT'S GOIN' ON?

MIKE HERE POSTED YOUR BAIL.

I'M RELEASING YOU
INTO HIS CUSTODY.

♪ [strings] ♪

♪ ♪

♪ [harp joins strings] ♪

♪ ♪

♪ [full orchestra--
rhythmic, driving music] ♪

OKAY GUYS, NOW. . .

HURRY UP.

LET'S STICK TOGETHER.

Y'ALL LOOK GREAT.

I DON'T WANT TO BE
LOOKING FOR YOU SO

STAY WITH ME.
C'MON.

♪ ♪

FRIENDS, AS WE GET SET TO GO
INTO THE RODEO RIGHT NOW,

THE ACTION IS AMONG US.

IT'S INTENSE, IT'S WILD.

THE COWBOYS ARE READY--
THE BEST OF THE BEST.

GOOD LUCK.

THANKS ELLEN.

GOODBYE, SEE YA LATER.

ALL RIGHT--GO ON
IN THE MIDDLE--

COWBOY.

MIDDLE?

YOU'RE A CONTESTANT.

C'MON IT'S OKAY.

GO ON!

♪ ♪

[click]

♪ ♪

(announcer)
AS WE'RE HEADED
THAT WAY--

HOLD UP JUST A MINUTE.

(chuckles) WE'VE GOT ONE
MORE LATECOMER.

C'MON ON IN. GET
IN LINE THERE.

GOOD LUCK TO EACH
AND EVERYONE OF YOU.

(Mike)
DANNY SHOULD BE
IN THE STAGING AREA.

I'LL SEE YA
AFTER THE RODEO.

♪ ♪

(announcer)
LADIES AND GENTLEMAN,
IN KEEPING TRUE

WITH THE TRADITION
AND THE PAGEANTRY OF RODEO,

I'D LIKE TO CALL ON EACH
AND EVERYONE OF YOU NOW

TO PLEASE STAND AND JOIN ME--

AND GENTLEMAN, REMOVE
YOUR HATS IF YOU WOULD PLEASE,

AS WE PAY TRIBUTE
TO THIS GREAT COUNTRY,

WITH OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM.

♪ ♪

♪ [trumpet plays
The Star Spangled Banner] ♪

♪ ♪

[music swells]

♪ ♪

(announcer)
AND NOW FOR THE WILDEST,

THE MOST WESTERN,

THE MOST EXCITING,

AND OF COURSE,
THE MOST DANGEROUS EVENT.

IF YOU ARE READY FOR
THE JUNIOR BULL RIDIN',

WE'RE SET TO GO.

HEY YOU
MADE IT.

HOW YOU FEELIN'?

BETTER NOW.

GOOD.

[crowd noise in distance]

[loud bellowing]

♪ ♪

SCARED?

NO.

WHAT DO YA THINK?

HE'LL DO.

[loud bellowing]

♪ ♪

(announcer)
AS WE LOOK DOWN INTO
THE BUCKET CHUTES NOW,

WE'LL GO TO OUR NEXT COWBOY,

AND HE IS,

MR. DANNY O'NEIL,
IS OUR MAN

THAT'LL BE NEXT TO GO--
SHOOT NUMBER 2

IS WHERE WE'RE WATCHIN'
FOR THE ACTION FROM.

WHEN YOUR READY, GOOD LUCK.

READY?

LET'S RODEO!

[loud snap of
metal gates]

RIDE 'EM DANNY!

[driving orchestral music mixed
with loud thump of hooves]

[and bull's bell clanging]

♪ ♪

[loud thud of hooves]

[loud blast of horn]

[loud cheers and applause]

YES!!

WAY TO RIDE COWBOY!

YES, HA HA!!

GOOD BOY. YES!

WHOOOO!!

[many people yelling excitedly]

[applause & cheers]

♪ ♪

CONGRATULATIONS COWBOY,
YOU DID IT.

HEY--WE DID IT!

HEY, I'LL SEE YA
AT THE CHAPEL TENT.

WORKIN' ON IT.

(Dennis)
A COWBOY ALWAYS
KEEPS HIS WORD.

THANKS DENNIS.

[rumble of thunder]

I WANT TO THANK YA ALL
FOR COMIN' OUT TONIGHT

ON THIS WET AND DAMP EVENING.

I'VE GOT JUST A FEW WORDS
I WANT TO SAY TO YOU TONIGHT.

I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT,

AND I'D LIKE YOU
TO LISTEN BECAUSE

SOME OF YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE
YOUR LIFE CHANGED.

YOU SEE, GOD LOVES YOU,

AND THE BIBLE SAYS THAT,
"GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD

THAT HE GAVE HIS
ONLY BEGOTTEN SON

THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH IN HIM

SHOULDN'T PERISH
BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE."

AND THE BIBLE SAYS
THAT WE HAVE ALL SINNED

AND COME SHORT OF GOD'S GLORY

AND THAT THE WAGES
OF SIN IS DEATH.

THAT'S THE PENALTY
FOR BREAKING GOD'S LAW,

AND SIN IS DISOBEDIENCE.

[many people talking--country
dance-band in background]

(Danny)
YOU PROMISED.

YOU PROMISED!!

I SAID I'D TRY.

SMOKEY, YOU PROMISED.

YOU GAVE ME YOUR WORD.

I PROMISED I'D HELP
YOU RIDE A BULL.

I DON'T MIND TELLIN' YOU
THAT LAST FEW DAYS

HAVE BEEN KINDA ROUGH ON ME.

BUT YOU'RE HERE.

LET ME GET
THIS STRAIGHT SON.

DID THIS MAN
PROMISE YOU SOMETHING?

YEAH--HE PROMISED
HE'D COME

TO THE COWBOY CHAPEL
WITH US AFTER THE RODEO.

HOW'D
THIS PROMISE COME ABOUT?

I WON THIS PROMISE
IN A POKER GAME.

A POKER GAME?

IT WASN'T
A REAL GAME.

SO YOU BEAT
HIM AT CARDS,

AND HE PROMISED
TO TAKE YOU

TO THE TENT
NEXT DOOR AFTER THE RODEO?

YUP.

THAT RIGHT COWBOY?

♪ ♪

[thunder crash]

♪ ♪

(Franklin Graham)
GOD LOVES YOU,

AND GOD IS WILLING
TO FORGIVE YOU.

BUT YOU'VE GOT TO BE WILLING
TO COME TO GOD--

HIS WAY.

JESUS SAID, "I AM THE WAY,
THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE.

NO MAN COMES UNTO
THE FATHER BUT BY ME."

JESUS IS THE ONLY ONE WHO HAS
PAID THE PENALTY OF SIN.

AND OUTSIDE OF CHRIST, THERE'S
NO WAY YOU CAN STAND BEFORE GOD

BECAUSE YOU HAVE SINNED.

AND YOU SAY, "WELL,
WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY SIN?"

TELLING A LIE IS A SIN.

AH, SEX OUTSIDE OF MARRIAGE
IS A SIN.

TAKING SOMETHING THAT DOESN'T
BELONG TO YOU IS A SIN.

AND WHEN CHRIST DIED ON THAT
CROSS 2000 YEARS AGO,

HE TOOK YOUR SIN,
AND HE TOOK MY SIN,

AND HE DIED IN YOUR PLACE,
AND IN MY PLACE,

AND YOU SEE
GOD WILL FORGIVE YOU.

I DON'T CARE WHAT YOU'VE DONE.

GOD IS WILLING TO FORGIVE YOU

IF YOU'RE WILLING TO CALL

UPON THE NAME OF
THE LORD JESUS CHRIST.

GOD WILL CLEANSE YOU,

AND GOD WILL PUT THE PIECES OF
YOUR LIFE BACK TOGETHER.

I DON'T CARE WHAT YOU'VE DONE.

AND I WANT TO GIVE YOU
THAT CHANCE TONIGHT--

IS TO FIND GOD'S PURPOSE
FOR YOUR LIFE,

GOD'S PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE,

TO RECEIVE JESUS CHRIST
BY FAITH INTO YOUR HEART,

AND TO SAY, "GOD, I'VE SINNED,
AND I'M SORRY. FORGIVE ME."

I BELIEVE THAT
YOUR SON JESUS CHRIST

DIED ON THE CROSS FOR MY SINS,

AND ON THE THIRD DAY,
YOU RAISED HIM FROM THE DEAD,

AND THAT HE IS IN HEAVEN.

AND I WANT TO PUT
MY FAITH AND TRUST IN HIM.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE
TO DO THAT TONIGHT,

I WOULD LIKE TO INVITE YOU

JUST TO GET UP OUT OF YOUR SEAT
AND COME STAND HERE,

AND THEN I'M GOING TO
LEAD YOU IN A PRAYER.

WOULD YOU DO THAT RIGHT NOW,
WHEREVER YOU ARE.

IF GOD IS SPEAKING TO YOU,

JUST GET UP OUT OF YOUR SEAT,

AND COME STAND RIGHT HERE,

AND I'LL HAVE A WORD OF PRAYER
WITH YOU. YOU COME.

♪ ♪

SMOKEY, I'LL GO WITH YA.

I'M SORRY DANNY.

♪ ♪

[thunder rumbling]

I CAN'T DO IT MIKE.

I CAN'T GET WITH NO GOD

WHO TURNED HIS BACK
ON THAT LITTLE BOY.

♪ ♪

TODAY. . .

GOD LET A DYING
BOY RIDE A BULL.

YOU'RE THE ONE THAT'S RUNNIN'
OUT OF TIME, NOT HIM.

[low rumble of thunder
and splashing of rain]

♪ ♪

[crackle & rumble of storm]

♪ [guitar] ♪

♪ [full orchestra] ♪

♪ ♪

NICE SEND OFF.

♪ ♪

SO THAT'S IT.

♪ ♪

ADIOS AMIGO.

♪ ♪

I DON'T NEED YOU EITHER.

[birds chirping]

[slam!]

[whoosh!!]

HEY!!!

YIPPEE KAI YAI YAY,
SMOKEY BANKS.

[laughing]

OKAY, GUYS.

[clinking of fork on plate]

WAIT, WAIT
BEFORE WE START.

I HAVE TO MAKE
AN ANNOUNCEMENT.

THIS IS THE LAST NIGHT

YOU GET TO WEAR YOUR
HATS AT THE DINNER TABLE.

[boys chuckling]

(Smokey)
IT'S GROWING BACK
PRETTY GOOD.

OKAY GUYS.

HEY, NOW SMOKEY, SEEING AS
THIS IS YOUR LAST DAY,

WE HAVE A LITTLE
PRESENTATION FOR YOU.

HOW LONG YOU BEEN HERE ANYWAY?

IT'S BEEN AH. . .

ABOUT 100 YEARS.
[chuckling]

(Mike)
ALL THAT TIME
AND STILL A RANCH HAND.

SO WE DISCUSSED THIS
AMONGST OURSELVES,

AND WE DECIDED THAT YOU
COULD NOT LEAVE THE RANCH

UNLESS YOU ARE A TRAIL BOSS.

(all)
OOOO!!

HERE YA GO.
PASS IT DOWN.

NOW, THE PRIVILEGE THAT
COMES WITH THAT CERTIFICATE

IS THAT YOU GET
TO LEAVE THIS RANCH

ANYTIME YOU WANT--
WITHOUT PERMISSION.

MORE IMPORTANTLY, YOU GET
TO COME BACK ANYTIME,

UNANNOUNCED FOR ANY REASON,

AND IF THE
CIRCUMSTANCES WARRANT

THAT IT SEEMS
THAT YOU CAN'T

QUITE FIND YOUR
WAY BACK HOME. . .

WE'LL COME GET YOU--

ONLY IF YOU ARE WEARING

THE RANCH UNDERWEAR.

[everyone chuckles]

[applause]

THANK YOU. . .

THANK YOU.

I'LL TELL YOU,

YOU ARE A PART
OF THE RANCH FAMILY.

YES!!

[hoots, hollers,
and applause]

ALL RIGHT EVERYBODY,
ALL RIGHT CALM DOWN,

AS IF THAT'S POSSIBLE
AROUND HERE.

NOW WE HAVE A SPECIAL TREAT.

WOO, HOO, HOO, HOO!

MOVE THE STUFF,
MOVE THE STUFF!

IT'S BIGGER
THAN YOU ARE.

AIYEEE!!

WHAT'S THIS FOR?

(Mike)
YOU'LL SEE.

UM, SMOKEY,

WOULD YOU DO THE PRESENTATION?

IT'D BE MY HONOR.

TO DANNY O'NEIL,
A SPECIAL COMMENDATION

FOR RIDING IN THE JUNIOR
RODEO BULL RIDING EVENT--

AND STAYING ON 8 SECONDS,
I MIGHT ADD.

[whooping & applause]

YES!!

YEAH!!

GO ON DANNY,
BLOW OUT THE CANDLES.

HE CAN'T!

(dispatcher)
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL,
EMERGENCY DISPATCH.

(Mike)
YEAH, THIS IS MIKE STILLWELL

FROM THE SAGUARO BOY'S RANCH.

WE GOT A REAL SICK KID
IN THE CAR.

(dispatcher)
BRING HIM TO THE E.R.

HOW FAR OUT ARE YOU?

(Mike)
WE'LL BE THERE
IN ABOUT 10 MINUTES.

(dispatcher)
WE'LL BE WAITING
FOR YOU, OVER.

(Mike)
OKAY, OVER AND OUT.

♪ ♪

YOU MADE IT!

A COWBOY ALWAYS
KEEPS HIS WORD.

I'M REALLY GLAD
YOU'RE HERE.

ME TOO!

HEY, REMEMBER WHEN I
TOLD YOU I WASN'T SCARED?

THAT DAY BEFORE THE RIDE?

YEAH.

WELL, I WAS KINDA.

A LITTLE SCARED MAYBE.

A LITTLE SCARED'S GOOD.

SHOWS RESPECT
FOR THE BULL.

SMOKE?

YEAH?

AT THE RIDE
AT THE RODEO. . .

I CLOSED MY EYES
FOR A FEW SECONDS,

AND WHEN I OPENED
'EM UP AGAIN,

THERE Y'ALL WERE.

YOU, MIKE,
ELLEN, LINNETTE,

AND ALL THE OTHER GUYS.

SO WHEN I OPEN UP
MY EYES AGAIN,

PROMISE ME I'LL
SEE YA, OKAY?

I'LL DO MY BEST, KID.

I WANT ONE MORE THING--

GET BACK ON AND RIDE.

(with weak voice)
I'M TIRED.

♪ [acoustic guitar playing] ♪

♪ ♪

[sniffling]

♪ ♪

♪ [full orchestra
playing majestically] ♪

♪ ♪

GOD. . .
I NEVER UNDERSTOOD

WHY YOU LET THOSE GUYS
IN THE BIBLE

KILL YOUR SON. . .

OR WHY HE WENT WILLINGLY.

♪ ♪

I NEVER UNDERSTOOD WHAT IT MEANT
TO GO IN SOMEBODY'S PLACE--

♪ ♪

NEVER UNDERSTOOD
THAT AT ALL.

♪ ♪

'TILL NOW.

♪ ♪

I'M JUST A MAN.

NOT A VERY GOOD
ONE AT THAT.

♪ ♪

BUT GOD. . .

I REALLY LOVE THIS KID.

IF I COULD TAKE HIS PLACE,
I WOULD.

♪ ♪

I KNOW I AIN'T GOT
MUCH TO OFFER. . .

♪ ♪

BUT FROM NOW ON,

♪ ♪

WHAT I GOT IS YOURS.

[crying]

♪ ♪

♪ [orchestral--
dissonant & suspenseful] ♪

♪ ♪

♪ [flute and orchestra play
beautiful, peaceful music] ♪

♪ ♪

♪ [music swells] ♪

♪ ♪

[jingling of spurs]

HUH!

[birds chirping]

[horse whinnies]

[horse whinnies]

[horse whinnies]

I'LL BE HERE ONCE A WEEK--

TO GIVE A CALF-ROPIN',
BRONCO-BUSTIN',

BULL-RIDIN' CLINIC.

[loud applause]

(Smokey)
FINAL EXAM--LITTLE BRITCHES
RODEO, NEXT SPRING.

BUT AH, I WOULDN'T BE THE
TEACHER THAT YOU ALL DESERVE

IF I WASN'T PARTICIPATING
MYSELF,

SO THIS SATURDAY
I'M RIDING AGAIN.

AND I'D APPRECIATE YOU ALL BEING
THERE TO LEND ME YOUR SUPPORT.

WHOO. . .YEAH!

[whoops and hollers]

ALL RIGHT, LET'S RODEO!!

(all)
YEAH!!

[horse whinnies]

[gate creaking]

(Mike)
YOU KNOW I'M GOING TO HAVE
TO GARNISH YOUR WAGES

FOR ALL YOUR DEBTS.

IS THAT RIGHT?

WELL AT LEAST NOW I'VE GOT
12 DEPENDENTS I CAN CLAIM.

[all laugh]

AND WE'VE GOT
A SURPRISE FOR YOU.

OH MY!

CAN YOU BELIEVE SOMEBODY
DROPPED THAT OFF HERE

AS A DONATION!

I BELIEVE ALL THINGS
ARE POSSIBLE NOW.

♪ [full orchestra playing
very bright music] ♪

♪ ♪

[calf bellows]

[people applauding]

♪ ♪

[horse neighs]

♪ ♪

[snorts, whinnies, and
loud thunder of hooves]

♪ ♪

(announcer)
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,

RODEO FANS, IF YOU'RE
READY TO RODEO,

WE'RE READY FOR YOU!!

THIS IS PRO RODEO
AT ITS FINEST.

IT'S RODEO TIME
AS WE WELCOME YOU

TO THE EVENT OF BULL RIDING.

WE SAVED THE MEANEST
ONE FOR YOU, SMOKEY.

DIZZY DEAN, JUNIOR.

(announcer)
WE'RE GONNA PUT YOU IN THE
DRIVER'S SEAT--

THE WILDEST RIDE IN THE WORLD.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO GET DIRTY
OR DAMAGE YOUR BODY.

AS A RODEO FAN,
JUST SIT BACK AND ENJOY!

LET'S WELCOME YOU BACK
TO THE DANGER ZONE

OF HOOVES AND HORNS--

BULL RIDING.

[very loud applause]

BUT BEFORE WE GET STARTED,

SMOKEY BANKS HAS
A MESSAGE FOR US TODAY.

HE WANTS TO DEDICATE HIS RIDE
TO THE MEMORY

OF ONE OF HIS GOOD BUDDIES--

DANNY O'NEIL--A GOOD
FRIEND OF RODEO.

[bull snorting & bellowing]

[loud kicking & bellowing]

(a)
THE GATE IS ABOUT TO BE
UNLATCHED,

HOPE SMOKEY'S READY FOR A RIDE!

HERE IT COMES,
THE GATE'S OPEN. . .

♪ ♪

RIDE, SMOKEY BANKS.

IS HE GONNA MAKE IT?

HE. . .

[horn blasts]

. . .MADE IT!!

THE SCORE FOR SMOKEY. . .

NINETY-SEVEN POINT FOUR!!!

HE RUNS THE BULL!!

[wild applause]

SMOKEY BANKS!!

[applause fades into distance]

♪ [solo trumpet plays] ♪

♪ [full orchestra--
music swells] ♪

♪ ♪

♪ ♪

♪ ♪

♪ ♪

[applause]

THANK YOU LORD!

♪ ♪

[applause]

♪ [orchestra] ♪

♪ ♪