The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's complaint, the war he wages to force Ballard to nurse the emaciated animals back to health escalates into a vigilante manhunt, murder and the possible defeat of Wyoming's bid for statehood. Written by
All men want justice. Few are willing to pay the price.
Did You Know?
The title is derived from the names of two dog breeds - Jack Russell and Bulldog. Myrl Redding (John Cusack) is said to have the tenacity of a Jack Russell and the strength of a bulldog when angered. See more
At the end of the movie, the statehood congregation parades through town with flags containing 50 stars. The proper flag for the period would have been the 43 star flag. See more
[Riding through a beautiful mountain pass
Whaddaya make of all this?
A church with no roof. Ya got the Almighty braggin' his head off.
Yeah. Whaddaya figure he's sayin'?
"Remember who did this. Don't get too big for your britches." I guess.
Ring them Bells
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Bob Dylan
Columbia Records See more