Cry Macho is a neo-Western drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood as an adaptation of the 1975 novel of the same name by N. Richard Nash. The plot follows a former rodeo star (Eastwood) who is hired to reunite a young man (Eduardo Minett) in Mexico with his father (Dwight Yoakam) in the United States. It is set to be theatrically released in the United States on Friday, September 17, 2021, by Warner Bros Pictures with a simultaneous release online on the HBO Max streaming service for 31 days.
The movie storyline follows, In Texan, a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder who takes a job to bring a man's young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. On their journey, the horseman finds redemption by teaching the boy what it means to be a good man.
Let you know, a variety of actors were involved in discussions to portray the leading character, including Roy Scheider, Burt Lancaster, and Pierce Brosnan. In 2003, an adaptation was announced with Albert S. Ruddy producing and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the lead role. After filming was postponed because of Schwarzenegger's term as the governor of California, the production was canceled in 2011 following revelations of a scandal.
Cry Macho theatrically releases in the United States on September 17, 2021, by Warner Bros Pictures with a simultaneous release online on the HBO Max streaming service for 31 days. The film received a wide release alongside Copshop; limited releases on the same day include Blue Bayou, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, and Everybody's Talking About Jamie films.