Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt ... See full summary »
A simple self-destructive drifter and tough small-time boxer with a brain injury that could kill him meets and falls for a cute beach carnival owner, Ruby, but also befriends a sleazy friendly criminal, Wesley, who's planing a big score.
When the notorious outlaw El Diablo kidnaps a schoolgirl, her teacher, an Easterner named Billy Ray, decides to rescue her. Incompetent to track her alone, Billy Ray enlists the aid of an ... See full summary »
Louis Gossett Jr.,
After a bloodbath of a robbery taken right out of "The Wild Bunch" and then being betrayed by his gang, Graff joins the side of the law to hunt his enemies and kill them one by one.Written by
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The former soldier who becomes an outlaw and has never recovered from the Civil War is extremely common in Westerns - most obviously Clint Eastwood in "The Outlaw Josey Wales", 1976. See more »
As the outlaws head "east" (after much discussion and emphasis that they are going east instead of south) their shadows appear on their right as they ride, indicating that the sun must be shining from the north. See more »
[looking across the Rio Grande at a desert]
That ain't Mexico. Where's the women?
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Having never been the biggest Mickey Rourke fan and not entirely entirely familiar with Dermot Mulroney's work, i was skeptical about watching this movie. Needless to say, i got past my skepticism. The only complaint I have about this movie was Mickey Rourke's mustache (damn! what where they thinking?) The tension never really lets up throughout the movie. After a daring bank robbery the gang turns on their leader (rourke) and heads for Mexico, never quite sure if the posse is on their trail or not, and not quite sure of their new leader (mulroney.) To call this movie a "thriller" would go to far but if there was ever a "western-thriller-type-movie" then this is it. The whole movie has a very dark overcast, very well put together, and very well written.
P.S. anybody seen THE WILD BUNCH lately?
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