Hearts Of The West (Hollywood Cowboy)


Hearts Of The West (Hollywood Cowboy) (1975)



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Hearts of the West (British title: Hollywood Cowboy) stars Jeff Bridges as Lewis Tater, a 1930s-era aspiring novelist who harbors dreams of becoming the next Zane Grey or Peter B. Kyne. He arrives in Nevada to seek out the correspondence school that has "graduated" him. After learning that he's been taken to the cleaners by crooks, he stumbles onto a threadbare film-unit grinding out "B" westerns. He is given a job by unit manager Kessler (Alan Arkin), then falls in love with spunky script girl Miss Trout (Blythe Danner). With the help of crusty stunt man Howard Pike (Andy Griffith), Tyler fends off the correspondence-school crooks who want the money that he has accidentally stolen from them.

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Jeff Bridges
as Lewis Tater aka Neddy Wales
Blythe Danner
as Miss Trout
Andy Griffith
as Howard Pike aka Billy Pueblo
Alan Arkin
as Bert Kessler
Donald Pleasence
as A.J. Nietz
Richard B. Shull
as Stout Crook
Alex Rocco
as Earl, Assistant Director
Frank Cady
as Pa Tater
Anthony James
as Lean Crook
Matt Clark
as Jackson
Thayer David
as Bank Manager
Wayne Storm
as Lyle, Film Star
Marie Windsor
as Woman in Nevada
Dub Taylor
as Nevada Ticket Agent
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Critic Reviews for Hearts Of The West (Hollywood Cowboy)

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

The jokes may not make you guffaw, but are carried out with a subtle, understated sense of timing and characterisation that will surely leave you with a quietly satisfied smile stretching from ear to ear.

Jun 24, 2006 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

Generally affable yet completely forgettable...

Feb 2, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Jeff Bridges is terrific in Zieff's still undervalued satirical tribute to B-westerns and filmmaking of yesteryear.

Feb 20, 2013 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

For all its flaws, this is still a very entertaining film.

Jun 3, 2007 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Western spoof that falls off the saddle too many times.

Mar 9, 2006 | Rating: 2/5

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