The movie Open Range was
based on the book The Open Range Men.
Movie details for Open Range
The movie was released in
Open Range was produced by Walt Disney Video.
More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.
Actors on this movie include Abraham Benrubi, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna, Patricia Benedict, Annette Bening, Kim Coates, Diego Diablo Del Mar, Michael Gambon, Michael Jeter, Tim Koetting, Herb Kohler, Peter MacNeill, Dean McDermott, Julian Richings, James Russo, Cliff Saunders (II), Patricia Stutz, Ian Tracey and Rod Wilson.
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Released almost exactly 11 years after Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven, Kevin Costner's Open Range proved yet again that the Western is the classic American genre. While it lacks the thematic impact of Eastwood's masterpiece, Costner's first film since 1997's... Read More
Released almost exactly 11 years after Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven, Kevin Costner's Open Range proved yet again that the Western is the classic American genre. While it lacks the thematic impact of Eastwood's masterpiece, Costner's first film since 1997's ill-fated The Postman returns the actor/director of Dances With Wolves to the open prairies of America--in this case the free-range frontier of 1882--where legal "free-grazing" cattle drives were falling prey to empire-building land-owners. In the wake of territorial murder, free-grazing cowboys Boss (Robert Duvall) and Charley (Costner) seek vengeful justice against the ruthless rancher (Michael Gambon) who threatens their law-abiding survival. A feisty ally (the late Michael Jeter, in his next-to-final film role) and a doctor's sister (Annette Bening) offer support during climactic shootouts, masterfully staged with the shock and suddenness of real-life gunfire. Rich in character development and thick-hided humor, this handsome production redeemed Costner's directorial career with a well-told story (by Craig Storper, based on Lauran Paine's novel The Open Range Men), flawless performances, and stunning Canadian locations. --Jeff Shannon