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The title refers to the time required by all rodeo cowboys to stay on a bull if they want a judge's score. For them, such a short time can seem like an eternity. The same is true of the beginning of this true story, a country tale of Lane Frost, a real-life, crowd-pleasing bullrider who rose to rodeo fame in the late '80s. The characters seem so irrepressibly good, so unreal, that the film comes out of the chute without a buck or much of a purpose. But Frost's story, and that of his relationship with his wife, Kellie (Cynthia Geary), eventually gains momentum. Luke Perry is an underrated actor, and he balances an "aw-shucks-ness" with an internal spark that makes that salt-of-the-earth stuff not so salty. When the film is finally over and the end credits show home movies and stills of the real-life Frost, you'll wish the ride was just a little longer. --Keith Simanton

DVD Features

  • Color
  • Closed-captioned
  • Widescreen
  • Dolby

Cast

James RebhornClyde Frost
Carrie SnodgressElsie Frost
Luke PerryLane Frost
Stephen BaldwinTuff Hedeman
Renee ZellwegerBuckle Bunny

  • Genre: Adventure Movies
  • Director: John G. Avildsen
  • Producer: New Line
  • Length: 105 min
  • Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaFeb 25, 1994
  • Ratings
    North AmericaPG-13
    EuropePG
    AustraliaM
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaFeb 3, 2004
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