The life of peaceful rancher John Benedict (William Holden) is torn apart when his family is massacred by a gang of marauding outlaws and his farm is destroyed. He assembles a team of mean, lawless convicts to act as his posse as he pursues the gang responsible for the deaths of his loved ones. Written by
Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>
He bought six men out of hell and they brought it with them.
Did You Know?
initially had trouble getting into character to play the unhinged villain Hoop. As he was in the midst of a messy divorce from his fourth wife at the time, he decided to rope in his acrimonious feelings regarding his wife, which helped him find the tenor of his performance. See more
When the Indians first charge the garrison, the first shot from the defenders' point of view shows dead Indians already in front of the defenses. See more
He's in the hole! Yes, sir, the same hole we was in! I heard that, I almost wet myself laughing.
Referenced in Prime Cut