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 »
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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
Predictable but entertaining HBO western...........
The story is very linear, and you've seen it all before. There are a few amusing incidents along the trail, and the acting by Scott Wilson, Kris Kristofferson, and David Huddleston is really pretty good. Some of Scott Wilson's religious ramblings seem strange and unnecessary. To keep things interesting, you have father-son relationship wrangling, beautiful scenery, and a very appropriate musical score. The movie moves slowly at times, but character development is above average, thanks to the deliberate pace. Despite a couple lapses in logic, the script is totally acceptable. What you wind up with is a fully developed, familiar story, that most viewers will enjoy. Recommended. - MERK
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