R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.
One building in Contention is called "Shieffelin's Dance Hall". Ed Schieffelin was a prospector who founded the town of Tombstone, which is a neighboring city of where Contention once stood.
Dan... Maybe it's the wind.
During the stagecoach robbery, modern tire tracks can be seen in the dirt in a few shots.
Russell Crowe's name is not used in the end credits when crediting his assistant, driver, stand-in, dialect coach, costumer, hair stylist and makeup artist; instead, his character's name, Ben Wade, is used.
RUR 11,967,984 (Russia) (9 September 2007)