Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy

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"A romantic comedy on horseback"
  • 1998
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 5.4  (389)

Set in the 1930s, "Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy" follows the story of Tommy (Chad Willett), a young man with dreams of becoming a successful rancher. He moves to British Columbia with his girlfriend, a photographer named Veronica (Sarah Chalke), and befriends the experienced cowboy and rancher, Hugh (Ted Atherton), as well as his wife, Leila (Katharine Isabelle).

Tommy's dreams of ranching are soon met with challenges, as he and Hugh must navigate harsh winters, dangerous wildlife, and unpredictable weather. Along the way, they encounter a range of characters, from wealthy business owners to eccentric locals, each with their own unique personality that adds depth and humor to the story.

As Tommy and Veronica settle into their new life in British Columbia, they face additional obstacles, including Tommy's hesitance to commit to a long-term relationship and Veronica's ambition to become a professional photographer. Meanwhile, Hugh's marriage with Leila is tested as they struggle to make ends meet on their ranch.

The film is a coming-of-age story that explores themes of friendship, love, and perseverance. Its charming and lighthearted tone is balanced with moments of tension and drama as the characters are faced with life-altering decisions and unexpected challenges.

The performances of Chad Willett, Ted Atherton, and Katharine Isabelle are particularly noteworthy as they bring depth and depth to their characters. Willett's portrayal of Tommy captures the naivety and enthusiasm of a young man searching for his place in the world, while Atherton and Isabelle's chemistry as a couple struggling to make their dreams a reality is palpable.

Falconer Abraham's portrayal of Jimmy, a local eccentric who becomes a thorn in the side of Tommy and Hugh, adds another layer of entertainment as his quirky behavior and antics bring humor to the story.

Overall, "Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy" is a heartwarming and entertaining film that takes audiences on a journey through the wilds of British Columbia in the 1930s. It is a story of growth, love, and perseverance that will leave viewers feeling inspired and nostalgic for a simpler time.

Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy is a 1998 western with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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    1 hr 32 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (389)