J.D. Cahill is the toughest U.S. Marshal they've got, just the sound of his name makes bad guys stop in their tracks, so when his two young boy's want to get his attention they decide to ... See full summary »
When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to get his herd to market in time to ... See full summary »
A small village in the Indian Nation that is run by a Minister Goodnight and his daughter Eula is overrun by a band of drunken thugs. They kill and rape the people of the village. Miss Goodnight then teams up with the ruthless Marshal Rooster J. Cogburn who goes after them and bring them to justice. Written by
Christopher D. Ryan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Several actors were suggested to play Rooster Cogburn, as there was concern that John Wayne was too ill to reprise the role. See more »
When Rooster first meets Eula and Wolf, he refers to his pistol as a Navy Colt but it is clearly a Colt Single Action Army (Peacemaker). See more »
It's the law, Pecos! We want you for the robbery of the Katy Flyer, murder of the engineer. Now git your hands on top your heads...
You bastard! You - bastard!
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In my humble opinion, this is the best of the best John Wayne film. Although not a cowboy movie lover, I am an avid John Wayne fan, and I consider this his very best work.
The relationship between Rooster and Miss Eula has such chemistry you just can't take your eyes off the screen. Kate Hepburn looking into the eyes of John Wayne is absolutely magical and this is the way I will always remember them both.
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