Overall Rank: 402
Average Rating: 3.1/4
# of Ratings: 129
Theatrical Release Date: 06/06/1989
Genre: Adventure, Western
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Simon Wincer
Actors: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Robert Urich, Frederic Forrest, D.B. Sweeney
Plot: The epic miniseries follows Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call - two former Texas Rangers looking to move their cattle from the south up to Montana. Horse thieves, Indian attacks and a half-breed killer on a quest for revenge are just a few of the problems they will encounter on this dangerous mission. -- Chris Kavan
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mitchellyoung - wrote on 12/29/2011
This miniseries is absolutely fantastic. The film uses a cross-country cattle herding journey to feature vignettes that portray the brutality and integrity of Western life. The cast is impressive throughout, but, no doubt the standouts are veteran actors Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, and Danny Glover, each of whom creates a fully-formed, nuanced character that, over the course of 6 hours, you grow to know and love. The series features some powerful emotional scenes, some beautiful photography, and some absolutely heartbreaking moments (let's just say the series isn't afraid to kill off any of its characters at a moment's notice.) One of the best Westerns ever made, in my opinion.
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