Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. Cavalry officers assigned to deliver a shipment of silver are under attack from bandits. With some reluctance, Canaan steps in to help the soldiers.
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Did You Know?
Elements of the film's story and main character were inspired by the DC comic book "Jonah Hex". It's a story of a deformed ex-confederate soldier who works as a bounty hunter. See more
Most of the activities that Canaan performs throughout the movie, especially shooting and keeping his horse on course, would be impossible for a blind or nearly-blind man to do. See more
What kind of town is this? You got preachers who pack iron!