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Director:
Writers:
Thomas McGuane (screenplay) and
Bud Shrake (screenplay)
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Release Date:
28 March 1980 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
See him before he sees you See more »
Plot:
A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Unusual western See more (40 total) »

Cast

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Steve McQueen ... Tom Horn

Linda Evans ... Glendolene Kimmel

Richard Farnsworth ... John C. Coble

Billy Green Bush ... U.S. Marshal Joe Belle

Slim Pickens ... Sheriff Sam Creedmore
Peter Canon ... Assistant Prosecutor

Elisha Cook Jr. ... Stablehand (as Elisha Cook)

Roy Jenson ... Lee Mendenhour
James Kline ... Arlo Chance

Geoffrey Lewis ... Walter Stoll

Harry Northup ... Thomas Burke
Steve Oliver ... 'Gentleman' Jim Corbett
Bill Thurman ... Ora Haley
Bert Williams ... Judge
Bobby Bass ... Corbett's Bodyguard

Mickey Jones ... Brown's Hole Rustler
B.J. Ward ... Cattle Baron
Richard Brewer ... Corbett's Bodyguard

Mel Novak ... Corbett's Bodyguard
Tom Tarpey ... Corbett's Bodyguard
Bob West ... Corbett's Bodyguard
Richard Kennedy ... John Cleveland
Larry Strawbridge ... Ian MacGregor
Pat E. Johnson ... Ora Haley's Bodyguard (as Pat Johnson)
Jim 'Two Dogs' Burgdorf ... Dart
Jerry Wills ... Rash
Walter Wyatt ... Isam
Bob Orrison ... Matt
Fargo Graham ... Auctioneer
Leo Hohler ... Auction Deputy
Erik Owens ... Boy at Auction
Tom Ferguson ... Brown's Hole Rustler
Jos Massangale ... Brown's Hole Rustler
Dave Moordigian ... Brown's Hole Rustler
Michael E. Perry ... Brown's Hole Rustler
Jim Burk ... Slaughter House Man (as Jimmy H. Burk)

Bill Hart ... Slaughter House Man
Dan Corry ... Windmill Man
Jeffrey Meyer ... Gunfighter (as Jeffrey M. Meyer)

Clarke Coleman ... Jimmy Nolt (as Clark Coleman)
Mike Chambers ... Man in Feed Store
Bob Kern ... Man in Feed Store
W.H. Manooch ... Man in Feed Store
Fred O'Dell ... Man in Feed Store
Drummond Barclay ... Charlie Ohnhouse
Chuck Hayward ... Deputy Earl Proctor
Tom Runyon ... Bartender
John L. Hallett ... Reporter
Jerry Jackson ... Reporter
Larry Hollister ... Bailiff
Victor Spelta ... Man in Bar
Jack Wester ... Kid Deputy
Alan L. Brown ... Guard
Robert Elliot ... Guard

Gilbert B. Combs ... Horn's Capturer (as Gilbert Combs)
Mike H. McGaughy ... Horn's Capturer (as Mike McGaughy)

Walter Scott ... Horn's Capturer
Rock A. Walker ... Horn's Capturer
J.P.S. Brown ... Father J.P. Rank
Guido Lollobrigida ... Cowboy (as Lee Barton)
Roe Henson ... Cowboy
Paul Pinnt ... Cowboy
Jimmy Medearis ... Trick Rider (as Jim Medearis)
Chuck Henson ... Steer Roping Sequence
Claude Henson ... Steer Roping Sequence
H.P. Evetts ... Horse Breaking Sequence

Jeff Ramsey ... Horse Breaking Sequence
Bud Stout ... Horse Breaking Sequence
Gary Combs ... Horse Breaking Sequence
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Sonny Skyhawk ... (uncredited)

Directed by
William Wiard 
 
Writing credits
Thomas McGuane (screenplay) and
Bud Shrake (screenplay)

Produced by
Steve McQueen .... executive producer
Michael I. Rachmil .... associate producer (as Michael Rachmil)
Fred Weintraub .... producer
Sandra Weintraub .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Ernest Gold 
 
Cinematography by
John A. Alonzo (director of photography) (as John Alonzo)
 
Film Editing by
George Grenville 
 
Casting by
Sally Dennison 
 
Art Direction by
Ron Hobbs 
 
Set Decoration by
Rick Simpson 
 
Costume Design by
Luster Bayless 
 
Makeup Department
Del Armstrong .... makeup artist
Lon Bentley .... assistant makeup artist
Lynn Del Kail .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Michael I. Rachmil .... unit production manager (as Michael Rachmil)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Clifford C. Coleman .... assistant director (as Cliff Coleman)
Ed Milkovich .... second assistant director
Robert Rooy .... dga trainee (as Bob Rooy)
 
Art Department
Marty Wunderlich .... property master
 
Sound Department
Robert Glass .... sound re-recording mixer (as Robert J. Glass)
Jerry Jost .... sound
Robert Knudson .... sound re-recording mixer
Don MacDougall .... sound re-recording mixer
William L. Manger .... sound editor (as William Manger)
Richard Oswald .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Phil Cory .... special effects (as Phil Corey)
 
Stunts
Gary Combs .... stunt coordinator
Steven Burnett .... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Janes .... stunt double: Steve McQueen (uncredited)
Loren Janes .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael A. Chavez .... second assistant camera (as Michael Chavez)
Dave Friedman .... still photographer
Bud Heller .... key grip
Horace Jordan .... first assistant camera
James Plannette .... gaffer (as Jim Plannette)
John Toll .... camera operator
R. Michael De Chellis .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Frank Kennedy .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael Castellano .... wardrobe assistant (as Mike Castellano)
Betsy Heimann .... costumer: women
Charles E. James .... costumer: men
 
Editorial Department
Larry Grenville .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
John Mick .... music editor
Aaron Rochin .... score mixer
 
Transportation Department
Ed Arter .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Dixie J. Capp .... production coordinator (as Dixie Capp)
Susan Elkins .... assistant to producer (as Susie Ekins)
Trixie Flynn .... secretary to producer (as Trixie Flynn Calfa)
Gordon K. Kee .... production auditor (as Gordon Kee)
Chad McQueen .... assistant to producer
Ray Quiroz .... script supervisor
Rudy Ugland .... head wrangler
'Chema' Hernandez .... head wrangler (uncredited)
Jim McCarthy .... assistant auditor (uncredited)
Jack N. Young .... location scout (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
98 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Finland:K-16 | Germany:12 (DVD rating) | Iceland:12 | Netherlands:12 (orginal rating) | Norway:16 | Singapore:PG | Spain:13 | UK:AA (original rating) (cut) | UK:15 (video rating) (cut) | USA:R | West Germany:12 (f)

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Trivia:
Filmed at the beginning of 1979, Steve McQueen was already very ill with cancer.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: In the opening sequence, the wording says, "In 1901 he drifted into Wyoming 'Territory'". Wyoming had been a state since 1890.See more »
Quotes:
Tom Horn:[referring to the witnesses at his hanging] Sam, I never did see such a pasty-faced bunch of marshals.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (2005) (TV)See more »

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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Unusual western, 8 March 2008
Author: dcyoung354 from United States

Many good comments are already posted. I want to point out a few additional facts about the making of the movie that might be interesting to some. I remember reading a feature article about the making of Tom Horn in American Cinematographer or American Film or one of the other trade magazines. One technique that is very different for a major Hollywood film is that the filmmakers decided to use very little makeup on the actors in order to make the film a more realistic portrayal of life at that time. The fact that Linda Evans agreed to be photographed without makeup is a testament both to her natural beauty and her strong commitment to this film. Watch closely and you will spot many scenes where the lighting and makeup are unflattering to the actors, but the effect adds to the feel of this under-appreciated film. The costumes are also accurate for the period -- no belts (remember suspenders?), lots of wool and plenty of earth tones. In order to avoid the unpredictable weather and short summer in the location on the northern plains where the film is set, the movie was filmed in (if memory serves) Arizona. And guess what? Right in the middle of production, it snowed big-time! A quick decision had to be made whether to delay the filming or to go ahead, knowing that the snow would not last long in that climate (making continuity a problem). They decided to go for it and the shooting schedule was changed so that all outdoor snow scenes were shot over the course of a couple of days. This was a mammoth task for the crew and cast to pull off, but they managed to shoot all the outdoor scenes before the snow melted, and only had to use fake snow in a couple of street scenes. Anyway, Tom Horn was one of the first westerns to try and give a more accurate historical portrayal of the old west and that alone sets it apart from most Hollywood westerns.

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