Real McCoy (2000)

Real McCoy
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 29mins.
Genres Sports, Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Rachel Roszmann Co-Producer n/a 170 3000005
Desiree Rosario-Moodie Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Michael Meyer Co-Producer n/a 170 3000006
Mark Summers Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Charlene Hamer Editor n/a 172 7000001
Paul Doyle Jr. Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Steven E Bram Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Mike Moore Actor Himself 1 1000003
Kagan Sirett Actor Himself 1 1000002
Don "Hollywood" Yates Actor Himself 1 1000004
Daniel Carey Director n/a 2 2000001
Daniel Carey Producer n/a 3 3000001
Fred Whitfield Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
A look behind the scenes of the distinctly American, rough-and-ready subculture of professional rodeo. From the breakneck rodeo action to cowboy life on the road, we follow a year of competition. The subjects include Fred Whitfield, the first African American all-around rodeo champion; up-and-coming bull riders Kagan Sirett and Mike Moore; and top bull rider and rodeo clown Don "Hollywood" Yates, who is training to switch from rodeo to professional wrestling. We witness the exhilaration and hardship of these modern-day cowboys, who compete under the ever-present threat of injury and even death. And then there are personal dramas--Fred has his first child and Kagan and Mike cope with serious injuries, as the whole crew crisscrosses the West in pursuit of gold championship buckles. The physical toll and financial hardship these unsung athletes continually face is extreme, yet they remain deeply committed to a sport and a lifestyle that is struggling to fend off extinction.
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