MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,996 this week

The Tracker (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Western  -  26 March 1988 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 254 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 2 critic

After a series of vicious crimes by a renegade group of cowboys, led by "Red Jack" Stilwell, a legendary tracker, Noble Adams is pulled out of retirement to capture Stilwell, dead or alive.... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 370 titles
created 31 Jan 2012
 
a list of 343 titles
created 19 Feb 2013
 
a list of 7 titles
created 09 Apr 2013
 
a list of 52 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 622 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Tracker" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Tracker (TV Movie 1988)

The Tracker (TV Movie 1988) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Tracker.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

This movie looks at the last years (not days, as implied in the title) of famous outlaws, Frank and Jesse James. The film opens in 1877 with the brothers trying to settle down after 15 ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Graham
Stars: Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Marcia Cross
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A gambler, a Texas ranger and an FBI agent are investigating a series of vigilante murders.

Director: Bill Bixby
Stars: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Joan Severance
Two for Texas (TV Movie 1998)
Crime | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In 1836, two prisoners escape from a Louisiana chain gang run by a vicious strong boss. In the process of the escape, the strong boss is killed which sets his brother, the ex-warden on a ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Hardy
Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Scott Bairstow, Irene Bedard
The Tracker (TV Movie 2001)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Schechter
Stars: Casper Van Dien, Fran├žoise Robertson, Russell Wong
Stagecoach (TV Movie 1986)
Action | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Post
Stars: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Summoned by an Indian princess, Tarzan travels to India where hundreds of wild elephants are in danger. A company is building a hydroelectric dam and the contractors have only a few weeks ... See full summary »

Director: John Guillermin
Stars: Jock Mahoney, Leo Gordon, Mark Dana
Songwriter (1984)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Rudolph
Stars: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Melinda Dillon
Miracle in the Wilderness (TV Movie 1992)
Adventure | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Jericho and Dora Adams, along with their infant son, are captured by American Indians seeking revenge for Jericho killing the chief's son. The chief intends raising the Adams' son as his ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin James Dobson
Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Kim Cattrall, John Dennis Johnston
Drama | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Alec Graham is sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend Jennie, with whom he spent a weekend at the English country home of the parents of his friend Brian Stanford. Alec's ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

After oil is found in a small town and local factory shut down, violent crime skyrockets. A young man has had enough and calls in his older brother, a cynical Vietnam vet, who cleans the streets but then tries to take over the town.

Director: George Armitage
Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Victoria Principal
The Lone Hand (1953)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A farmer, Zachary Hallock (Joel McCrea) & his son Joshua (Jimmy Hunt) try to establish new roots on their farm near a small western town victimized by outlaws. The merchants & ranchers form... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman
Stars: Joel McCrea, Barbara Hale, Alex Nicol
Comanche (2000)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The heart warming true story of the only U.S. survivor of The Battle of Little Big Horn... the horse named Comanche.

Director: Burt Kennedy
Stars: Wilford Brimley, Kris Kristofferson, Gerald McRaney
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Noble Adams
...
John 'Red Jack' Stillwell
...
Tom Adams
...
Lane Crawford
...
Lomax
...
Brewer
...
Miller
...
Chub Dumont
...
Bob
...
Sarah Bolton
...
Inez
...
Lon (as Jeff Weston)
Jennifer Snyder ...
Mary Bolton
...
Lottie Adams
Jose Rey Toledo ...
Redondo
Edit

Storyline

After a series of vicious crimes by a renegade group of cowboys, led by "Red Jack" Stilwell, a legendary tracker, Noble Adams is pulled out of retirement to capture Stilwell, dead or alive. Reluctantly, needing more men, he allows his son, Tom to tag along, revealing to Tom a whole brutal side of ruthlessness Noble thought he left behind. Written by spyguy88

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He thought his days of violence had ended... But the battle between good and evil is never over.

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 March 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dead or Alive  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,800,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Several times during the course of the movie, aircraft con trails are clearly visible in the sky. At the time this movie takes place, the Wright brothers had not yet flown their Flyer. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

An all around good western
11 June 2000 | by (E-Town, KY) – See all my reviews

This western may not stray to far from the norm but it does have a great cast and a good script. Kris Kristofferson is as usual great. So is Scott Wilson (I) who plays a crazed killer who thinks that he is on a mission of God. Mark Moses plays Tom Adams, son of Noble Adams, (K.K.) and does a fine job as the son who learns to believe in his fathers ways as his father learns to count on him. A fine movie made by the people at HBO. If you like westerns then you will like this one.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Tracker (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?