Synopsis: As one of the founders of the town of Lincoln, John Chisum is increasingly worried as Lawrence Murphy moves in on the local stores, bank and land by questionable means. Chisum and fellow honest ranch owner Henry Tunstall try and use the law, but Murphy owns that too. Confrontation threatens and Tunstall's man Billy Bonney is not slow to get involved.
Director(s): Andrew V. McLaglen
Production: Warner Home Video
  1 win.
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min

- Well, what?

He didn't say no.

- How do we work this?

- I'm going down there.

The rest of you cover me

with your long guns.

- I said...

- I heard you, Mr. Chisum...

but I ain't the rest of 'em.

Welcome, my friend.

My name's Chisum.

Those animals are mine.

- There must be some mistake here.

- You made it.

No, Chisum. You make the mistake.

You don't bring enough men with you.

Mr. Chisum said to stay here

and cover him with our long guns.

Never was much good with a long gun.

But I tell you what.

We have a long way to go,

and a horse is a lot of trouble.

So if you want these horses,

I sell them to you.

Did you bring some gold with you?



Just lead.

No. You can't buy anything with lead.

I guess I have to kill you

and take your horses, too.

Let 'em go, mister.

We got what we came after.

Pretty good shooting, young fella.

- You three all right?

- You bet we're all right. American.

You go and meet your niece.

We'll take care of things around here.

Thanks, Henry.

About that reception for Sallie,

bring this young fella along.

I will, and it's about time

you two were introduced.

This is William Bonney.

- Bonney?

- Came to work for me last month.

William Bonney from up Silver City way?


You also called Billy the Kid?


Does that change your mind, Mr. Chisum?

An invitation's an invitation.

Thanks, John.

Letting the fox into the henhouse,

that's what it is.

- Pepper, what are you mumbling about?

- Nothing.

It didn't sound like nothing.

You invited him.

Yeah, I did.

But, seor, we have always watered

our herds at Muddy Creek.

As I explained to your friends,

Muddy Creek's private now.


But, seor, our herds are small.

There is more than enough water

at Muddy Creek, and yesterday...

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