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Noble Adams
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John 'Red Jack' Stillwell
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Tom Adams
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Lane Crawford
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Lomax
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Brewer
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Miller
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Chub Dumont
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Bob
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Sarah Bolton
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Inez
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Lon (as Jeff Weston)
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Mary Bolton
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Lottie Adams
Jose Rey Toledo ...
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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 spyguy88

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

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26 March 1988 (USA)  »

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Dead or Alive  »

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$4,800,000 (estimated)
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John Guillerman's last movie. See more »

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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 »

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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.


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