With the loss of Sean O'Brien, the cook refuses to cross the river and Woodrow and Gus find themselves in their old stomping grounds of San Antonio looking for someone to prepare their meals. On the ...
Still on the trail, the men face ever increasing danger. They have an 80 mile stretch without water and the weather has turned with the onset of winter. Joshua Deets' encounter with a group of young ...
'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom ... See full summary »
The Series revolves around the life and times of Newt Call as he sets out to make his way in the world. Newt participates in some of the major events of the Western era while encountering ... See full summary »
Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a ... See full summary »
"Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years" begins two years after the end of "Lonesome Dove". After two years spent bounty hunting, womanizing, and drinking away the painful memories of his late ... See full summary »
Epic story about two former Texas rangers who decide to move cattle from the south to Montana. Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call run into many problems on the way, and the journey doesn't end without numerous casualties. (6 hrs approx) Written by
When Gus is dying in the doctor's office after Call comes to see him, there are crickets chirping at times. However, it is winter time and snowing outside. There would not likely be crickets chirping in winter Montana. See more »
[riding in San Antonio]
Things sure have changed since the last time I was here. It's all growed up.
Of course it's growed up, Woodrow. He killed all the Indians and bandits so the bankers could move in.
Only a fool would want the Indians back.
Has it ever occurred to you, Woodrow; that all the work we done was for the bankers? Hell, we killed off everybody made this country interestin'!
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Danny Glover, Robert Urich, Frederic Forrest, and Anjelica Huston are credited in every episode, even though Huston does not appear until the third episode, Forrest does not appear at all in the third episode, and Glover and Urich do not appear in the final episode. See more »
Lonesome Dove is the great American movie. Helluva vision.
In the end it's how a movie touches your heart that is its measure.
The characters must touch you. The story, interesting in itself, must seamlessly direct those characters to be revealed for why they matter. The actors playing those characters need to be right. Or, as here, just damn perfect. Robert Duvall once said something like: sure the British can play Shakespeare. But they can't play Gus McCrae.
He's right. You can have the Hamlet DVD any day you want; I'll watch Lonesome Dove.
Robert Duvall is the anchor and the soul. Name a better performance. Angelica Huston is the beauty. And somehow Tommy Lee Jones steals the movie.
A great story about great characters played by great actors.
The Godfather movies, as good as they are, have not the legend or the nobility of Lonesome Dove. Forget the usual suspects like Citizen Kane. This is the great American movie. Helluva vision.
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