West Texas Movie Trivia

West Texas Movie Trivia

1) An arraignment was postponed at the Davis County Courthouse so that the courthouse could represent a high school in this coming of age comedy.

2) Gary Busey plays Karl Westover, a pre-Civil War Texas farm boy, in this Western featuring extensive Big Bend National Park locations.

3) Director/Actor Jones gave each cast member on this film a copy of Albert Camus’ “The Stranger” to read so that they would understand alienation, a big theme in this West Texas film.

4) Melissa Gilbert, of “Little House on the Prairie” fame, played Charlie in this film shot in Alpine and Marfa. In the film, Charlie trains an obstinate horse in order to win prize money to support her younger brothers.

5) With most of the action taking place at the Sunset Motel in Monahans, you can see Hollywood luminaries James Caan, Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan and Gwyneth Paltrow act in this film.

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1) Dancer, Texas Pop. 81
2) Barbarosa
3) The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
4) Sylvester
5) Flesh and Blood
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