This day in Willie Nelson history, “Country Bears Movie” released (July 21, 2002)


On July 21, 2002, the movie, “The Country Bears” was released.

Like other celebrated rock-and-roll groups, the members of the legendary group the Country Bears were torn apart by the perils of their own success: ego, jealousy, and a little too much honey. The story of how eager young fan Beary Barrington can convince the bitter ex-members of the rock band to put aside their differences and perform a benefit concert to save Country Bear Hall, the legendary venue where the band got its start.
Initial release: July 21, 2002
Director: Peter Hastings


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