Open Range

Synopsis: Boss Spearman, Charley Waite, Mose Harrison and Button freegraze their cattle across the vast prairies of the West, sharing a friendship forged by a steadfast code of honor and living a life unencumbered by civilization. When their wayward herd forces them near the small town of Harmonville, the cowboys encounter a corrupt sheriff and kingpin rancher who govern the territory through fear, tyranny and violence. Boss and Charley find themselves inextricably drawn towards an inevitable showdown, as they are forced to defend the freedom and values of a lifestyle that is all too quickly vanishing. Amidst the turmoil, life suddenly takes an unexpected turn for the loner Charley when he meets the beautiful and warm spirited Sue Barlow, a woman who embraces both his heart and his soul.
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Kevin Costner
Production: Buena Vista Pictures
  1 win & 4 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.5
Metacritic:
67
Rotten Tomatoes:
80%
R
Year:
2003
139 min
$58,260,046
Website
361 Views


It's getting dark, Boss.

He could have got hurt|between that town and the camp.

Probably just taking his time.

Don't suppose he got into|a poker game, do you?

Wouldn't gamble|your money, Boss.

What if he's lying out there|waiting for us to come along?

We'd never find him tonight.|Now, come on down from there.

He's worried.

- You worried?|- Yeah, I'm worried.

Been worried since yesterday.|Should have sent me.

Mose can look out for himself.

Then why ain't he here with us?

Well, you never was|wanting to go to towns.

Well, I don't want to go now|neither.

But we better find him,|wherever he is.

All right.

You and me strike out early.|Button can watch the outfit.

Button, come on down from there|and get supper a-working.

Most likely be back|before suppertime.

But three sets of eyes,|it's better than two.

- You stay with the wagon.|- Come on, Boss.

No one is gonna bother it.

We haven't seen a single person|since we set up the camp.

I always feel better|if someone's close around.

You been working hard,|deserve a little loafing time.

Stay right here.

Stay, Tig.

Wants to go.

She acts like she does,|but she don't.

Still got the heart,|not the legs.

You keep that rifle close.

Always liked me a sidearm|with some heft.

Took this off a man who couldn't|pay all he owed for some cows.

Damn fine weapon.

Always noticed you favor|something light, don't you?

Set it right down.|Thank you.

Hello!

- Howdy.|- Howdy.

Like to feed and water them,|curry them down with saddles on.

Okay, that'll be four bits each.

- There you go.|- Thank you.

Not planning on staying long?

Long as it takes to find|who we're looking for.

Maybe I can help you gents.

I been here since Harmonville|was Fort Harmon

and we still had soldiers|to chase off Indians.

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