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Riders of the Purple Sage (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance | Western  -  21 January 1996 (USA)
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Jim Lassiter roams from town to town in search for the man who drove his sister to suicide. While riding toward a mountain pass, he sees an heiress, Jane Withersteen, being harassed by ... See full summary »

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Jim Lassiter roams from town to town in search for the man who drove his sister to suicide. While riding toward a mountain pass, he sees an heiress, Jane Withersteen, being harassed by thugs and steps in to help. A religious sect wants Jane to marry their leader, Deacon Tull, so they can gain ownership of her land. When he steps in to help, Lassister slowly begins to believe that a member of this sect is the man he is looking for. Written by Ronos

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Friends betrayed her ... Neighbors deserted her ... Now her only ally is a stranger who lives above the law.

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21 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Cavaleiros do Crep├║suclo  »

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Lassiter: You'd best be calling on that god that reveals himself to you on earth, 'cause you won't be seeing him where you're going.
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Solid Western action
17 December 2003 | by (glendale, ca) – See all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised when I watched this movie. The

costuming is excellent, the location is perfect. Ed Harris plays a

rough and tumble gun-slinger named Lassiter. He's a man with a

mission and he means to see the mission through to the bitter

end, no matter what the cost. In the process he does some great

riding, some fancy gun play, and gives a solid performance as a

man who gets the job done. The romantic action between Harris

and Amy Madigan is subtle and beautifully portrayed. Some of the

supporting cast are a bit one dimensional but the overall film is

smooth paced, well-done, and has a happy ending. If you are

looking for a good modern western film, this is it.


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