Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
One Steals, One Kills, One Dies
Did You Know?
Writer and script doctor Robert Towne
conceived the film's finale showdown which solved the story problems caused by Brando's ad libbing and changes to the screenplay. See more
When Tom and Jane mount the same horse, one in front each other, her modern white underwear appears for a while. See more
Regulator? Ain't that like a dry gulcher?
Well, that's not the softest term you could use, I'd say.
Well, Regulator, correct me now if I'm wrong, isn't a regulator one of these boys that shoots people and don't never get near 'em?
Referenced in Dead Man
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Cast See more