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PG| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
After Gregorio Cortez (Edward James Olmos), who speaks no English, is falsely accused of stealing a horse by Texas Rangers, a scuffle breaks out in which Gregorio kills a sheriff and his own brother is shot. Now forced to go on the run, Gregorio has to leave his family and set out alone. Meanwhile, a reporter starts to piece together the story and realizes the incident stemmed from a tragic misunderstanding. Eventually, Gregorio is caught and put on trial for murder.

Cast: Edward James Olmos , James Gammon , Tom Bower ,

Director: Robert M. Young

Genres: Historical drama

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1983)

Release Date: January 1st, 1983|1 hr. 44 min.

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