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Crossfire Trail (2001)

Not Rated | | Action, Western | TV Movie 21 January 2001
Rafe promises a dying friend to look after his wife and 40,000 acre ranch in Wyoming. A powerful businessman wants the ranch and widow by whatever means necessary.


Simon Wincer


Louis L'Amour (book), Charles Robert Carner (teleplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Selleck ... Rafe Covington
Virginia Madsen ... Ann Rodney
Wilford Brimley ... Joe Gill
David O'Hara ... Rock Mullaney
Christian Kane ... J.T. Langston
Barry Corbin ... Sheriff Walter Moncrief
Joanna Miles ... Melissa Thompson
Ken Pogue ... Gene Thompson
Patrick Kilpatrick ... Mike Taggart
Rex Linn ... Luke Taggart
William Sanderson ... Dewey (the bartender)
Daniel Parker Daniel Parker ... Taggart Gang (as Daniel T. Parker)
Marshall R. Teague ... Snake Corville (as Marshall Teague)
Brad Johnson ... Beau Dorn
Mark Harmon ... Bruce Barkow


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, wants not only the ranch but the woman, too, and hires a gang of gunfighters to make sure he gets both. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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A hero is measured by the enemies he makes.


Action | Western


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Tom Selleck wears a similar style gun-holster like the one wore by Rory Calhoun in Red Sundown (1956). See more »


When Rafe shoots Taggart, he jacks another shell into the chamber and then shoots the other guy on the roof, but no empty shell is ejected from the chamber. See more »


[first lines]
Charles Rodney: [laying in bunk] Rafe. Rafe. You'll do it Rafe? You gave me your word.
Rafe Covington: I'll do it.
Charles Rodney: I ain't afraid of dying. What's that you told me?
Rafe Covington: 'Tis a poor thing to fear the inevitable.
Charles Rodney: Ah, right. Who said it?
Rafe Covington: Someone who wasn't dying.
Charles Rodney: That's good advice, but hard to follow.
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Piano Sonata No. 14 in C# minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (Moonlight)
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven (uncredited)
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Great directing and casting. Authentic look and feel.
16 May 2003 | by Gala-6See all my reviews

This was a surprise gem that we rented on dvd. The directing and cinematography are excellent. Mark Harmon is wonderfully evil. Tom Selleck the hero....but with support of friends. Great cast all around. Beautiful scenery. A very enjoyable movie.

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English | Sioux

Release Date:

21 January 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Louis L'Amour's 'Crossfire Trail' See more »

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