Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys.

Director:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Jennifer: A Woman's Story (TV Movie 1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The widow of a wealthy executive battles schemes by factions of the board of directors as she fights to keep control of his shipbuilding company.

Director: Guy Green
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Bradford Dillman, Scott Hylands
The Legend of Lizzie Borden (TV Movie 1975)
Drama | History | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.

Director: Paul Wendkos
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Fionnula Flanagan, Ed Flanders
Mrs. Sundance (TV Movie 1974)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The girlfriend of the Sundance Kid is on the run with a price on her head, when she hears rumors that the Sundance Kid may still be alive.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Robert Foxworth, L.Q. Jones
A Case of Rape (TV Movie 1974)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

When she was raped, Ellen thought it was the worst thing to ever happen to her. What was worse, was the treatment by the hospital staff, police and the court system, when she reported it, ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, William Daniels, Cliff Potts
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Actor Jason Steele plays a caring, godlike doctor on television. Off the set, he's the insecure fiancee of Melissa, a pretty art teacher. Jason doesn't know what to expect of marriage, ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann
Stars: Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery, Martin Balsam
Johnny Cool (1963)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Exiled American gangster Colini sends his protégé-killer Giordano to the USA to eliminate Colini's mob enemies.

Director: William Asher
Stars: Henry Silva, Elizabeth Montgomery, Richard Anderson
Bonanza: Under Attack (TV Movie 1995)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A reimagining of the next generation of Cartwrights, three cousins Benji, A.C., and Josh join together to fight off forces to save the Ponderosa. Under the guidance of old friend Bronc Evans they learn the meaning of family.

Director: Mark Tinker
Stars: Ben Johnson, Michael Landon Jr., Emily Warfield
The Victim (TV Movie 1972)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A wealthy woman is trapped during a storm in a house with no electricity or phone. A killer has murdered her sister, stuffed the body in the basement, and is now after her.

Director: Herschel Daugherty
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Eileen Heckart, Sue Ane Langdon
Face to Face (TV Movie 1990)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An American paleontologist and a British miner get in a conflict over who has the rights to dig on a site in Kenya.

Director: Lou Antonio
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Robert Foxworth, Lou Antonio
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Boris Sagal
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Christopher Plummer, Eileen Brennan
Second Sight: A Love Story (TV Movie 1984)
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: John Korty
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Barry Newman, Nicholas Pryor
Missing Pieces (TV Movie 1983)
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Mike Hodges
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Ron Karabatsos, John Reilly
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Ned Christie
...
Alan Vint ...
...
Reverend Meeks
Sandy McPeak ...
Sheriff Pratt
David Knell ...
Ed Reed (as David Nell)
Geno Silva ...
Blue Duck
...
Pearl Younger
Peter Hobbs ...
Jenkins
...
Latham (as Morgan Paul)
Sarah Cunningham ...
Mrs. Chandler
Edit

Storyline

Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 April 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Königin der Banditen  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

If I Marry You
Performed by Elizabeth Montgomery and Cliff Potts
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Elizabeth Montgomery as Belle Starr!
27 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In trying to break the Samantha Stevens image, Elizabeth Montgomery stars in this television movie about Belle Starr, who made friends with outlaws such as the James brothers, the Dalton brothers and the Younger brothers. It doesn't really start at the beginning, though, explaining how she met them. We open on her living just outside a small town (in the west, but of course.) She goes into town to see her daughter, Pearl, who stays in town being taught piano and singing lessons and all the etiquette a young girl should know, her father being Cole Younger. But the churchwomen don't like Belle in their town, even though she really isn't hurting anybody and she's not wanted by the law. (She's never done anything illegal, but she does spend time with wanted criminals.) When preacher man Geoffrey Lewis proposes a union with him as a possible solution, she turns him down and he and others (with hoods on) proceed to burn down her property and run her finally out of town. Then, she and son are off to try start over somewhere else. While it may seem (to a lot of people) like Ms. Montgomery was so famous and so recognizable in her day, that all you see is Elizabeth in her TV movies, here she really is so enmeshed in character and all that's around her, you forget her and see Belle Starr, a lady who's not a real lady but who wants the respect ladies get. Written by James Lee Barrett, this was a very intelligent look at the life of one who took up with the wrong kind and payed the consequences for it. Her son doesn't like the creeps to take up residence there when they come, and he really lets her know what's what. I don't know how true to facts this TV movie is, but it really impressed me with three-dimensional characters and people you care about what happens to them, and Ms. Montgomery gives a great performance as a strong-minded woman who lives how she wants to, without caring about what others think of her. "Belle Starr" is another Elizabeth Montgomery TV movie to see, if you care about seeing her as more than just your average lovable witch.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Belle Starr (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?