• R, 2 hr. 15 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    James Bridges
    In Theaters:
    Jun 6, 1980 Wide
    On DVD:
    Oct 8, 2002
  • Paramount Pictures

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Urban Cowboy Reviews

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Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

Travolta & Winger sizzle

| Original Score: 4/5

March 16, 2007
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Pop-culture time capsule dominated by Winger's breakthrough performance.

| Original Score: 4/5

April 7, 2006
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

| Original Score: 4/5

October 8, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

At their prime, John Travolta and Debra Winger make for a very sexy married couple in this James Bridges' musical drama, which launched the country and Western fad in music and film.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A-

July 6, 2005
Clint Morris
Moviehole

A versatile, intriguing Travolta vehicle

| Original Score: 3/5

March 11, 2005
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

| Original Score: 4/5

October 2, 2004
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 5, 2004
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Ultimately it's enjoyable Hollywood stuff.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 4, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Urban Cowboy zeroes in the the desperate night life of frustrated individuals who find neither adventure nor fulfillment in their daytime existences.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

January 29, 2004
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2002
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Movies that just create silly fads are destined to linger long after their gimmicks have become jokes.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 40/100

August 16, 2003
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Flashy and silly; tries to be a country-Western "Saturday Night Fever," but misses the mark.

| Original Score: 2/5

January 19, 2003
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"aside from Winger, this soap opera is utterly dismal"

| Original Score: 1/5

July 29, 2002

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
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August 30, 2004
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003

AV Club
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June 6, 2001
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