Open Range

Open Range

DVD - 2004
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Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor.
Publisher: [United States] : Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004], c2003.
Edition: Widescreen version (aspect ratio 2.351).
ISBN: 9780788848292
0788848291
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (139 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Open range [DVD 2-disc version]

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Calvacade
Jun 26, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable and involving, Kevin Costner's Open Range is a beautifully made western about flawed heroes who believe in redemption, loyalty and respect.

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TheeAvebury
Jun 24, 2017

Really good modern Western from Kevin Costner- I'd rank this higher than ' Dances With Wolves ' anyway.

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hank
Mar 25, 2017

I agree 100% with kitkat5447 the worst western movie I have seen and I have seen a lot! all that shooting was totaly nuts with these large bunch of people watching? like it was entertainment? crazy! the whole thing was so far from reality its impossible to think this is the kind off thing this actually took place.

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prlange22
Feb 02, 2017

Simply an awesome movie. I have watched it two times already...and will probably watch it again some time. I highly recommend that you listen to the AUDIO COMMENTARY by Kevin Costner. Outstanding! It will take another two hours to do that, but you will definitely appreciate what he has to say.

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JackPurcell
Oct 28, 2015

I've sometimes wondered what is the maximum number of westerns with the same basic theme are possible in the literary/film industry. This one proved to me there's still a potential for another one.

BookReviewer2015 Oct 03, 2014

A great film!

The last great Western!

Mocha6ft3 Mar 24, 2012

I was very surprised by the audio this western delivered. From the opening Thunderstorm, which sounds very cool, to the loud blazing shootouts. This movie is perfect for your HOMETHEATER!!!! The people who design the sound did an excellent job. So it's "SOUND FREAK APPROVED" with DTS 5.1!!! This one scene, where the main characters are in town after they found out what happend to their friend is excellent!! The sound of the pouring rain is so good that my friend looked over at my window to see if it was raining. The shootout at the end is amazing and loud. You may want to turn down your volume when the rifles, shotguns, and sixshooters start firing. I have to give this western 5 stars!!! For outstanding sound, good acting, and a very good story. Pizza with pepperoni and coke.

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kwarah
Nov 29, 2011

just Romanticizing the good old days.

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bdls206
Apr 03, 2011

The scenery and cinematography are wonderful, and help draw you into a different time and place. I thought the pacing, acting, and story were great. Not a must see movie but I would recommend this to any western fan.

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kitkat5447
Dec 29, 2010

I couldn't even watch the whole thing. Bad all around.

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bdls206
Apr 03, 2011

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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bdls206
Apr 03, 2011

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

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bdls206
Apr 03, 2011

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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bdls206
Apr 03, 2011

Charley Waite: Men are gonna get killed here today, Sue, and I'm gonna kill 'em.

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