Streets of Laredo (1995)

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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 »

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1999
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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 Captain Woodrow Call (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Lorena (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Pea Eye / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Judge Roy Bean (3 episodes, 1999)
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 John Weley Hardin / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Famous Shoes (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Ned Brookshire / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Billy Williams (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Joey Garza (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Mox Mox (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Charles Goodknight / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
Tristan Tait ...
 Deputy Ted Plunkert (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Estrella (3 episodes, 1999)
James Victor ...
 Gordo (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Maria Garza (3 episodes, 1999)
Julio Carreon-Reyes ...
 Rafael Garza (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Teresa Garza / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Beaulah / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
David S. Cass Sr. ...
 Sheriff Doniphon (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Redfoot (2 episodes, 1999)
Ashley Coe ...
 Claire Parker / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Helen Cates ...
 Susanna Slack (2 episodes, 1999)
Cameron Finley ...
 Ben Parker (2 episodes, 1999)
Emily Courtney ...
 Doobie Plunkert (2 episodes, 1999)
Tony Frank ...
 Sheriff Bob Jekyll (2 episodes, 1999)
Fredrick Lopez ...
 Quick Jimmy Ames / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Jeffrey Meyer ...
 Cowby #3 / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Karen Jones ...
 Cherie (2 episodes, 1999)
Richard Nance ...
 Patrick O'Brien (2 episodes, 1999)
Jill Parker-Jones ...
 Maggie (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Manetu / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Billy Tolson ...
 August Parker (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Gabriela (2 episodes, 1999)
Christopher Wagner ...
 George Parker / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Deputy Tom Johnson (2 episodes, 1999)
Angelina Torres ...
 Calderon Naiche / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
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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 distance with a rifle. Joined by his old compadre Pea Eye, it is a long ride to south Texas and the Mexican side of the border, where the past, in the form of Maria Garza, Joey's mother, haunts Call. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Sissy Spacek and Sam Shepard appeared together previously the same year in The Good Old Boys (1995), directed by the original Woodrow Call, Tommy Lee Jones. See more »

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After leaving Joey at the ladies house and heading to the saloon to see John Wesley Hardin, Maria is chased by the pig. She turns and shoots it and it falls on its left side. When she gets to the saloon and is talking to John Wesley, the camera shows the area behind her. The pig is lying on its right side and is still on its right side when she gets back to the house. When she takes her horse to bring it to the house, it is again on its left side. See more »

Quotes

Lorena Parker: Whose funeral?
Tinkersley: Why, it's Doobie Plunkert's. She was well liked in the town. I like her myself even though I only met her once. That's why I let my whores sing at her funeral. Now, I kept two back for business. They had scratchy voices anyhow.
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Follows Lonesome Dove (1989) See more »

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An old Western with ideas!
24 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

Streets of Laredo - The sequel to Lonesome Dove

Streets of Laredo has much to offer - a long tale of famous Texas legends - some fictional, like Captain Woodrow F. Call, others real - John Wesley Hardin (played by Randy Quaid) and Judge Roy Bean (played by Ned Beatty).

If you're looking for a film to take you back to the wild, wild West, this one will do. It's a quiet story though, not full of action, as some shoot-em-ups are. Like Lonesome Dove it has heartbreak and pain, and some very quiet humor. Roy Bean and Call have a particularly great scene together, as do the young killer Call is after and John Wesley Hardin.

The story is also full of great ideas, something sorely lacking in most films. Family. Loyalty. Old Age. Change. Eastern values. Western traditions.

And while Sam Shephard has always been a respected actor, he MAKES this movie as he is at the center of one of the oldest conflicts on Earth - what makes a man a man, family or duty. He is so quiet! And so powerful when he does speak. His wife Lorena, played by Sissy Spacek, speaks for him most eloquently. Is she, or is she not THE greatest actor Texas ever produced? Who knew George Carlin could act?

James Garner is genuine, and authentic, as he always is.

The story is full of great characters - who fall away until the principles are left to resolve, or not resolve their conflicts.

The score is haunting, the cinematography is especially beautiful, the story is timeless, which is what one expects from Larry McMurtry.

Enjoy!


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