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R| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
Virgil Cole (Ed Harris) and his longtime friend and partner Everett Hitch (Viggo Mortensen) travel the 1880s Southwest, bringing justice to lawless towns desperate enough to hire them. In the mining town of Appaloosa, malevolent rancher Randall Bragg and his cronies ride roughshod over the frightened citizens. As Cole and Hitch work to end Bragg's reign of terror, an unconventional widow (Renee Zellweger) arrives, complicating the job and threatening their bond.

Cast: Ed Harris , Viggo Mortensen , Renee Zellweger , Jeremy Irons , Timothy Spall , Lance Henriksen , Rex Linn , Ariadna Gil

Director: Ed Harris

Genres: Western, Drama

Distributor: Warner Bros.

Appaloosa (2008)

Release Date: September 19th, 2008|1 hr. 56 min.

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  • October 04, 2010 Leslie Burger
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    Best western I've seen since Tombstone. Definitely worth the watch. I loved it!

  • February 14, 2009 Dmsusps
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    This was one of the best Western movies I have seen in quite awhile. Ed Harris and Viggo Mortensen were both exceptional in their roles, especially Mortensen. He looked every bit the part of a Western gun slinger in the untamed west. If you're looking for a shoot em up wild west movie, this is probably not the movie for you, but if you just enjoy an honest to goodness old style Western you will not be disappointed.

  • January 15, 2009 Josette
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    OOPPSSS .. 5 stars from us!

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