Goin' South (1978)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Crime, Romance

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Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the Sheriff, the bank, and each other.

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  • Jack Nicholson in Goin' South (1978)
  • Jack Nicholson in Goin' South (1978)
  • "Goin' South" John Belushi
  • "Goin' South" Jack Nicholson
  • Jack Nicholson in Goin' South (1978)
  • Jack Nicholson and Mary Steenburgen in Goin' South (1978)

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Did You Know?


When Henry (Jack Nicholson) is riding on horseback to catch the stagecoach carrying Julia (Mary Steenburgen), the horse loses its footing and plows into a ditch throwing Henry several feet in the air. The scene was not planned that way, and that was Director Jack Nicholson flying head first ... ...


Deputy Towfield: It's bad, huh?
Henry Moon: Like eggs rolled in sand.


After the ladies had their chat in the kitchen, a whistle tells that the water is boiling. The kettle shown in close up is a plain water kettle and has no whistle.

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Plot Summary


Comedy | Crime | Romance | Western

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