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Kirk Douglas produced, directed, and starred in this cynical western concerning Howard Nightingale (Kirk Douglas) a United States marshal who uses the pursuit of an outlaw to further his political career. Nightingale organizes a posse to track down Jack Strawhorn (Bruce Dern), a notorious bank robber. But Strawhorn turns the tables on Nightingale, kidnapping him and holding him hostage. He then demands that the posse pay $40,000 for Nightingale's safe return. In order to raise the money to free Nightingale, the posse must become bank robbers themselves. Meanwhile, Nightingale tries to… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A good little Western nicely directed by Douglas."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"One of the many sturdy Westerns that emerged from 1970s Hollywood sporting a chip on its shoulder."
‑ Matt Brunson, Creative Loafing
"Passable oater directed by its star, Kirk Douglas."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"This superior western is superbly scripted by Christopher Knopf from his story."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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