PG | | Drama, Western
Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
This film reunited Jack Nicholson with three co-stars who all were all members of the horse thieves outlaw gang in the movie. These were Little Tod (Randy Quaid), Si (John P. Ryan), and Calvin (Harry Dean Stanton), who all worked with Nicholson, respectively, on The Last Detail (1973), Five Easy Pieces (1970), and various early films of Nicholson.
The first time I met Sandy, he was rustling on his own. He had a stolen cavalry pony and he kept this dog. As soon as he would kill a steer, why he'd cut the brand off and feed it to the dog. So before they could get enough evidence to convict him, ...
When Marlon Brando and Randy Quaid are crossing the Missouri River, there, far in the distance, cars driving on an interstate can be seen.
The original UK cinema version was cut for a 'AA' (15) certificate by the BBFC to edit a sex scene, a shooting, a shot of a spike hitting a man's forehead, and blood dripping from a man's mouth. The cuts were fully restored in the 1987 video release, though the later 2004 DVD version was slightly re-edited owing to print damage.
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Cast
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