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1. Inception (2010)

PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.8
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74 Metascore

A skilled extractor is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible.

Writer: Christopher Nolan | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

2. The Usual Suspects (1995)

R | 106 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.7
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77 Metascore

A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story beginning with five career crooks in a seemingly random police lineup.

Writer: Christopher McQuarrie | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

3. The Town (2010)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down.

Writers: Peter Craig, Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard, Chuck Hogan | Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner

4. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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59 Metascore

A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.

Writers: Michael Crichton, David Koepp | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn

5. Clash of the Titans (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Perseus, mortal son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth.

Writers: Travis Beacham, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, Beverley Cross | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Flemyng

6. Alien³ (1992)

R | 114 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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Ripley continues to be stalked by a savage alien, after her escape pod crashes on a prison planet.

Writers: Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett, Vincent Ward, David Giler, Walter Hill, Larry Ferguson | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

7. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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60 Metascore

Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Craig Pearce, Baz Luhrmann | Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau

8. Æon Flux (2005)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.5
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36 Metascore

Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is a sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.

Writers: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, Peter Chung | Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sophie Okonedo, Marton Csokas

9. The Constant Gardener (2005)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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82 Metascore

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

Writers: Jeffrey Caine, John le Carré | Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Hubert Koundé, Danny Huston

10. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

Three trappers protect a British Colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War.

Writers: James Fenimore Cooper, John L. Balderston, Paul Perez, Daniel Moore, Philip Dunne, Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig

11. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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84 Metascore

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.

Writers: Gerry Conlon, Terry George, Jim Sheridan | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

12. DragonHeart (1996)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying knight must cooperate to stop an evil king who was given partial immortality.

Writers: Patrick Read Johnson, Charles Edward Pogue | Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer, Pete Postlethwaite

13. Solomon Kane (2009)

R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
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48 Metascore

A ruthless mercenary renounces violence after learning his soul is bound for hell. When a young girl is kidnapped and her family slain by a sorcerer's murderous cult, he is forced to fight and seek his redemption slaying evil.

Writers: Michael J. Bassett, Robert E. Howard | Director: Michael J. Bassett | Stars: James Purefoy, Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Pete Postlethwaite

14. Amistad (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.2
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63 Metascore

About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.

Writer: David Franzoni | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

15. The Omen (2006)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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43 Metascore

A remake of the 1976 horror classic The Omen (1976), an American official realizes that his young son may literally be the devil incarnate.

Writer: David Seltzer | Director: John Moore | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, David Thewlis

16. Dark Water (2005)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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52 Metascore

A mother and daughter, still wounded from a bitter custody dispute, hole up in a run-down apartment building. Adding further drama to their plight, they are targeted by the ghost of former resident.

Writers: Kôji Suzuki, Hideo Nakata, Takashige Ichise, Rafael Yglesias | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Ariel Gade, John C. Reilly, Tim Roth

17. James and the Giant Peach (1996)

PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.8
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An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Karey Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Roberts, Steve Bloom | Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow

18. The Shipping News (2001)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

Writers: Annie Proulx, Robert Nelson Jacobs | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett

19. Hamlet (1990)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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53 Metascore

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Christopher De Vore, Franco Zeffirelli | Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield

20. Brassed Off (1996)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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60 Metascore

The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.

Writer: Mark Herman | Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald, Ewan McGregor, Stephen Tompkinson

21. The Duellists (1977)

PG | 100 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Set during the grand, sweeping Napoleonic age, an officer in the French army insults another officer and sets off a life-long enmity. The two officers, D'Hubert and Feraud, cross swords ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Conrad, Gerald Vaughan-Hughes | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox

22. Split Second (1992)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror

6.2
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In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is ... See full summary »

Writer: Gary Scott Thompson | Director: Tony Maylam | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Kim Cattrall, Alastair Duncan, Michael J. Pollard

23. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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The wizards behind "Merlin" and "The Odyssey" combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a three-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser.

Writers: Lewis Carroll, Peter Barnes | Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Tina Majorino, Whoopi Goldberg, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley

24. Killing Bono (2011)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Simon Maxwell, Neil McCormick, Ben Bond | Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan, Krysten Ritter, Ralph Brown

25. Animal Farm (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.0
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The animals of a farm successfully revolt against its human owner, only to slide into a more brutal tyranny among themselves.

Writers: George Orwell, Alan Janes, Martyn Burke | Director: John Stephenson | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Ian Holm, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Julia Ormond

26. Closing the Ring (2007)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A young man searches for the proper owner of a ring that belonged to a U.S. World War II bomber gunner who had crashed onto the Cave Hill outside Belfast in Northern Ireland on June 1, 1944.

Writer: Peter Woodward | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Dylan Roberts, Gene Dinovi

27. The Age of Stupid (2009)

92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.0
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A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.

Writer: Franny Armstrong | Director: Franny Armstrong | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Jeh Wadia, Alvin DuVernay, Layefa Malini

28. Treasure Island (1990 TV Movie)

132 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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Young Jim Hawkins, while running the Benbow Inn with his mother, meets Captain Billy Bones, who dies at the inn while it is besieged by buccaneers led by Blind Pew. Jim and his mother fight... See full summary »

Writers: Fraser Clarke Heston, Robert Louis Stevenson | Director: Fraser Clarke Heston | Stars: Charlton Heston, Christian Bale, Oliver Reed, Christopher Lee

29. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama

7.5
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The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series ('Trilogy', 'The Long Day Closes') is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on ... See full summary »

Writer: Terence Davies | Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Freda Dowie, Angela Walsh, Dean Williams

30. A Private Function (1984)

R | 93 min | Comedy

6.6
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1947 in a small town in England. The war has been won two years ago, but there's still rationing of meat. When princess Elizabeth is going to marry, a group of businessmen wants to impress ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Bennett, Malcolm Mowbray | Director: Malcolm Mowbray | Stars: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths

31. When Saturday Comes (1996)

98 min | Drama, Sport

6.0
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Jimmy Muir is a hard-drinking brewery worker in the city of Sheffield, with an arrogant lack of respect for authority. His entire life has been orientated by football and he possesses the ... See full summary »

Writers: James Daly, Maria Giese | Director: Maria Giese | Stars: Sean Bean, Emily Lloyd, Pete Postlethwaite, Craig Kelly

32. Waterland (1992)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens ... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Swift, Peter Prince | Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Ethan Hawke, Grant Warnock

33. Sharpe's Company (1994 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.9
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Spain 1812. After Ciudad Rodrigo, Teresa tells Sharpe that they have a baby daughter. In Badajoz, the next siege target. Meanwhile, a new commander has taken over the South Essex, along ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Wood, Bernard Cornwell | Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Pete Postlethwaite, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser

34. Sharpe's Enemy (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Adventure, History

8.0
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Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage ... See full summary »

Writers: Eoghan Harris, Bernard Cornwell | Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Pete Postlethwaite, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser

35. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Lovejoy is a loveable rogue and an antiques dealer with an amazing talent for spotting hidden treasures. When not looking for the odd collectible, Lovejoy spends most of his time using his ... See full summary »

Creator: Ian La Frenais | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

36. I Now Pronounce You Vince and Ralph (2004)

R | 100 min | Comedy

6.5
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Two 'very straight' old timers have to learn how to pass as a loving gay couple after falsely claiming same-sex status to take advantage of newly legislated tax laws.

Writers: Sally Plant, Dean Murphy, Stewart Faichney | Director: Dean Murphy | Stars: Michael Caton, Alan Cassell, Andy Pappas, Paula Duncan

37. The Serpent's Kiss (1997)

R | 104 min | Drama

5.9
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Young Dutch architect Meneer Chrome comes to a remote English estate where Thomas Smithers lives with his wife, Juliana. Smithers is determined to leave as his legacy a fabulous garden, to ... See full summary »

Writer: Tim Rose Price | Director: Philippe Rousselot | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Greta Scacchi, Pete Postlethwaite, Richard E. Grant

38. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Creator: Roy Clarke | Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

39. Triggermen (2002)

R | 96 min | Crime, Comedy

6.0
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One of two deadly hired kilers switches places with one of a duo of conmen in order to pursue love.

Writers: Tony Johnston, Mark Thomas | Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Neil Morrissey, Bill MacDonald, James Collins

40. To Kill a Priest (1988)

R | 117 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.2
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A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it.

Writers: Michael Cooper, Agnieszka Holland, Jean-Yves Pitoun | Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Ed Harris, Joss Ackland, Tim Roth

41. Criminal Justice (2008 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Stars: Ben Whishaw, Maxine Peake, Ruth Negga, Eddie Marsan

42. Between Strangers (2002)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.3
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Three women confront their pasts which changes their futures.

Writer: Edoardo Ponti | Director: Edoardo Ponti | Stars: Sophia Loren, Mira Sorvino, Deborah Kara Unger, Pete Postlethwaite

43. Rat (2000)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.0
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A woman becomes furious when her husband arrives home from the local pub and turns into a rat.

Writer: Wesley Burrowes | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Imelda Staunton, Frank Kelly, David Wilmot

44. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

45. Among Giants (1998)

R | 93 min | Romance, Comedy

5.8
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A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a ... See full summary »

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Rachel Griffiths, James Thornton, Lennie James

46. Zorro (1990–2011)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

6.9
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Set in Spanish California, this often-refilmed story chronicles the adventures of Don Diego de la Vega, a young nobleman who lives a double live as El Zorro ('the Fox'), protector of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Duncan Regehr, James Victor, Juan Diego Botto, Patrice Martinez

47. Crimetime (1996)

R | 118 min | Horror, Thriller

3.4
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Bobby Mahon is an actor playing a notorious serial killer on prime-time television. The show becomes a hit, which encourages the real-life murderer on whom it's based, to go on a spree to make it on screen.

Writer: Brendan Somers | Director: George Sluizer | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Pete Postlethwaite, Sadie Frost, Geraldine Chaplin

48. Ghost Son (2007)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.4
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A widowed newlywed stays on her deceased husband's South African farm, then bears a child who seems to be possessed by the dead man.

Writers: Lamberto Bava, Silvia Ranfagni | Director: Lamberto Bava | Stars: Laura Harring, John Hannah, Pete Postlethwaite, Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni

49. When the Sky Falls (2000)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. Hampered by the ... See full summary »

Writers: Guy Andrews, Ronan Gallagher, Colum McCann, Michael Sheridan | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Joan Allen, Patrick Bergin, Liam Cunningham, Kevin McNally

50. Cowboy Up (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.6
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Two brothers, One is a bull rider, the other a rodeo bullfighter/stock contractor, clash over the love of barrel racer Celia Jones, while each comes into their own in their respective field in the rodeo world.

Writer: James Redford | Director: Xavier Koller | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Marcus Thomas, Daryl Hannah, Pete Postlethwaite