Print Miller feels guilty about inheriting his nephew's mother's house and partners up with him to drive horses for sale in an eventful journey.
3,537 ( 465)

On Disc

at Amazon




Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 16 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Streets of Laredo (TV Mini-Series 1995)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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 »

Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard
Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series 2008)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove.

Stars: Steve Zahn, Ryan Merriman, Keith Robinson
Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series 1989)
Adventure | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Two former Texas Rangers renew their spirit of adventure as they and several other residents of a small Texas town join a cattle drive to the Montana Territory.

Stars: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover
Dead Man's Walk (TV Mini-Series 1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In this prequel to "Lonesome Dove", two young men join the Texas Rangers unit that's on a mission to annex Santa Fe.

Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress
Monte Walsh (TV Movie 2003)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Tom Selleck, Isabella Rossellini, Keith Carradine
Return to Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series 1993)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

'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 »

Stars: Jon Voight, Barbara Hershey, Ricky Schroder
The Sacketts (TV Mini-Series 1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell,... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Elliott, Tom Selleck, Jeff Osterhage
Open Range (2003)
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

Director: Kevin Costner
Stars: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna
Crossfire Trail (TV Movie 2001)
Action | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Rafe Covington promises a dying friend that he'll watch over the man's wife and ranch after he's gone. When Rafe gets to his friend's ranch, he finds that Barkow, the local power in town, ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Tom Selleck, Virginia Madsen, Wilford Brimley
The Shadow Riders (TV Movie 1982)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Tom Selleck (TV's Magnum P.I.) and Sam Elliot (Tombstone) star as brothers who battled on opposing sides of the Civil War only to return home to discover that their family, including a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Stars: Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Dominique Dunne
Last Stand at Saber River (TV Movie 1997)
Action | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

As America recovers from the Civil War, one man tries to put the pieces of his life back together but finds himself fighting a new battle on the frontier. Cable is an embittered Confederate... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Tom Selleck, Suzy Amis, Rachel Duncan
Conagher (TV Movie 1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is a honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they ... See full summary »

Director: Reynaldo Villalobos
Stars: Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross, Barry Corbin


Series cast summary:
 Prentice Ritter (2 episodes, 2006)
 Tom Harte (2 episodes, 2006)
 Nola Johns (2 episodes, 2006)
 Big Ears (2 episodes, 2006)
 Big Rump Kate (2 episodes, 2006)
 Sun Foy 'aka' #3 (2 episodes, 2006)
 Gilpin (2 episodes, 2006)
 Ging Wa 'aka' #5 (2 episodes, 2006)
 Ye Fung 'aka' #4 (2 episodes, 2006)
 Ghee Moon 'aka' #1 (2 episodes, 2006)
Donald Fong ...
 Lung Hay (2 episodes, 2006)
 Colonial Bartender / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
 Mai Ling 'aka' #2 (2 episodes, 2006)
 Captain Billy Fender (2 episodes, 2006)


Set in 1898, Print Ritter and his estranged nephew Tom Harte become the reluctant guardians of five abused and abandoned Chinese girls. Ritter and Harte's attempts to care for the girls are complicated by their responsibility to deliver a herd of horses while avoiding a group of bitter rivals intent on kidnapping the girls for their own purposes. Written by anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis




See all certifications »

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:




| |

Release Date:

24 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szabadság útján  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(2 parts)

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


This title was a 2 hour movie in the beginning, but AMC wanted to develop an original series, so they make it longer (from the book "Dificult Men: behind the scenes of a creative revolution" by Brett Martin). See more »


A camera is visible when Big Ears gets on a horse to go and visit Dink Yeatman. See more »


Tom Harte: [after killing the man who stole from them, Harte returns to find his uncle teaching the girls English] So I went and got our horses and our money... had to stretch a fella... and you start a finishing school for Chinese girls.
See more »


Featured in The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Nicely Done
26 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you're looking for a good view of the old West, this movie is well worth your time.

Great storyline, great acting, and fantastic scenery.

Duvall seems to be timeless, as always, this time in a story that's all about time. Thomas Haden Church adds his best performance ever, showing he's ready for more serious roles.

The plot develops with a made-for-TV pace, which on occasion doesn't develop a scene as deeply as it could, but it does not fail to develop the characters to a fine pitch.

On balance, it's the characters and the fantastic western setting which make this a western that should stand time.

I'll enjoy watching it again in a few years.

40 of 56 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Blatantly inaccurate portrayal of oriental women of the 19th century thextramile
Exactly how naive were these cowboys? ab401
being a prostitute greeneyesofdeath
Why are so many new westerns shot in Canada? kholmes39
This is gonna be great! Bruarvatn
I found a mistake!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!! immortal_smurf
Discuss Broken Trail (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: