City Slickers (1991)


Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5

USA, 1991.  , Nelson Entertainment, .  Written by .  Cinematography by .  Produced by .  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

Three stressed out city company men and age-old friends (, , ) decide that the perfect way to ease up their workload is a paid Wild West vacation on a cattle ranch. Once there they learn the age-old technique of cattle-herding from a wise cowboy (Jack Palance) who also manages to teach them a thing or two about life. This hysterical comedy is enjoyable and good-natured, nothing spectacular but a fun time for anyone who watches it. The performances all sparkle, especially Palance’s wild old curmudgeon who never seems to run out of valuable advice or tall tales.

Academy Award:  Best Supporting Actor (Jack Palance)

Golden Globe Award:  Best Supporting Actor (Jack Palance)
Nominations: Best Picture-Musical/Comedy; Best Actor-Musical/Comedy (Billy Crystal)

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