PG | | Adventure, Western
A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he ... See full summary »
The scene where Gates and Deegan both fall off the waterfall was inspired by the Sherlock Holmes story "The Final Problem". During a major showdown Holmes and his arch-nemesis, Moriarty, both men ended up falling off a waterfall.
Professor Lillian Stone:
Good night, Gates.
Tracker Lewis Gates: Good night, Doc.
Tracker Lewis Gates: You're not gonna walk around naked in the morning, are you?
Professor Lillian Stone: I'll try to restrain myself.
When Gates first talks with Sloan at the dig site the door on gates' truck is closed, later in that scene it is open.
There are now three versions of the film. One with the narration by Wilford Brimley. Then there is a version now running on cable movie channels with a guy talking as Louis Gates, that nobody knows who he is. And then there is a plain version without any narration at all. Either way, it's just a great great film.
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