Wild Horses

Synopsis: A detective opens up a fifteen-year-old missing persons case, and begins to suspect that the missing boy was murdered, and that a local rancher was involved.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Director(s): Robert Duvall
Production: Eone Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min

I don't hear people there.

Let's go away to California.

Let's go to the beach.

I never been to the beach.

- Never?

- Never.

- Neither have I.

- I've never seen the ocean.

Bet it's beautiful.

- You want to come?

- Yeah.

- Yeah?

- Let's just run away forever.


I mean never come back.

But you have

so much going for you...

- Really?

- Yeah.

- We can do it.

- Your family's okay?


Wait. Dad!

What are you doing?!

Who the hell are you?

Dad, let him go!

Let him go!

Who are you?!

Who are you?!

- Please!

- Get out of here.

- Dad! Don't.

- Get out of here.

- Dad, don't.

- Sorry little bastard.

Pack up and get off my ranch.

- Please.

- N0, no, get off by sunrlse.

You're not to make this ranch

into whore house for queers.

- You hear me? Not on my watch.

- Okay.

- Go to your mother's house!

- Okay.

When you straight out,

you can come back, all right?

' Okay- Okay.

- Okay?

Read your goddamn Bible!

Then you can come back!

Get out of here,

you disgusting little prick!

Son of a b*tch.

Son of a b*tch, my son.

I can't believe it.

I can't believe it.

I can't believe this sh*t.

I can't believe

this sh*t.

I always knew.


what are you doing?

What are you doing, huh?

What are you doing out here,


You sleeping in the barn now?

Let's go to the house with me.

That's a good girl.

Good girl, yeah.

Good girl.

Good girl.

Come on, girl.

Let's up to the house.


Don't wake up, Pedro.

Don't wake up him.

What? What?




Easy, easy.

Yeah. Hello?


Oh, what's that?

Hold on.

Hold that chucker.

I'll be right there. Hold on.

I'm coming. Hold on.

I'll be there.

All right!

Party's over, boys. Back off.

Get off my property

and away from my people.

I mean it now.

Go back to your own country.

- All right!

- Go on.

This guy, his wife died,

that's his son,

and he wants a better life

for the boy here.

They want him back over there.

Thank you.

You saved my ass.

You hear that?

We're gonna keep him.

Now go on. Go on back.


Take him back to your place

and get some food and rest.

And call the proper authorities

or maybe not.

I'll leave that up to you,

all right? Okay.

Yeah. Let's go. Come on.

Go on now.

Go on back. Go on.

If you come back,

I'll shoot your legs

right out from under you.

I can do that.

All right?

Don't cross this river again.

Stay off my property.

Stay out of Texas.

Texas Rangers!

Texas Rangers!

Hey, children.

What is your name?

Hey, sweetheart.

Show me your cars.

You ready to come out?

- Yes.

- Yes? Let's go.

Come. Come with me.

There you go.

There you go.

Yes, let's go.

- All right, there you go, sweetie, come on.

- Here's your car.

This is dispatch.

What's your situation?

- Leave that car.

- Sheriff, it's the captain.

This is a bad one,

real bad.

I need some help over here.

Please send Scott over here

as soon as you can.

Let me see your motor,

your car


Where is the fastest car here?

This one.

This car is the fastest.

Come on.

Come on. Okay.

Have you ever thought

about quitting the Rangers?

Yeah, I have.

I hope someday that I never

have to interview

another rape victim

or a burned child

or see another

mutilated body.

Not many people

can do our job, Sam.

Most people would go insane.

Hi, it's me.

You doing your homework?

You going riding later?


We'll have dinner tonight

in a fun place, okay?

All right.



Absolutely, yes.

I was explaining to Ms. Davis

that we never close a cold case.

I'll leave you two

to talk about it.

Thank you very much.

S0 I'm sorry about your loss,

Mrs. Davis.

Thank you very much.

What was your son's name?


What else can you tell me

about your son?

Well, he was a very good,

very good, wonderful person.

I want you to find out

if my son was killed

and who killed him.

I will speak

with the head Ranger,

the Captain that you just met,

and we'll go into the files

and we'll do our best

to give you an answer.

Thank you very much.

Who was in charge

of the Jimmy Davis case

- 15 years ago?

- That would have been Ranger Jackson,

- and he retired about two years ago.

- Yeah.

He was in charge

of the office back then.

You know, quite honestly,

Sam, I dont-

I know about the case,

but I don't know much

about the details.

But I did find the case file.

I want you to have it.

Good thing is,

Ranger Jackson is gonna be here

day after tomorrow

for the town barbecue.

It'd be a really good time

for you to sit down with him

- and get the details on it.

- Sure.

Yeah, I really wanna work

on this case,

- if it's okay with you.

- You got it.

Get those feet out

in front of you, Buster.

You're doing

pretty darn good, Buster,

for a little squirt your size.

Watch me.

Easy on the bit.

Come on.

Come on, Buster.

Maybe someday you can

out ride me.

Let go of that horn, Buster.

I'm starting

to ride like John Wayne!

Riding like John Wayne's cousin.

Buster, your grandpa's here.

How am I doing, grandpa?

You're doing pretty damn good.

Don't talk to me.

Just listen to KC, all right?

He'll teach you.

Starting to get good enough

so's he can ride your horse.

- That's not gonna happen for a while.

- That's what I told him.

She can do it,

but he can't, no.

Hey, I wanna show you


Hey, kids.

Come on!

Got a strange phone call

last night

with some woman's voice

attached to it.

Didn't belong to me.

Wrong number.

Yeah, it's hard enough

to make one work, Pop,

let alone two at the same time,

it ain't easy.

Yeah, well, don't join

my divorce club.

Try to avoid that.

Tell you that right now.


you'll get an education.

Reminds me of when

you were a teenager.



Go get him, Pa.


Shh, shh, shh, shh, shh.

- Come on.

- Come on.

Shh, Shh, Shh, Shh,

Shh, Shh, Shh, Shh.

You boys have good touch.

That's a good girl.

Come here, touch her.

Come on. Yeah.

Put your hand out here.


Bite his hand off.

Bite his hand off.

That's good. That's good.

You've been working him good,


Good work.

Everybody down.

Let's go.

Who's hungry?

Who's hungry?

Last one in the truck's

a rotten egg!

Gonna be you, old man.

Grandpa is gonna be

the rotten egg.

Who's the rotten egg?

Who's the rotten egg?

Scootch over, Lizzie.

Come on, Augustus.

Come on, buddy.

Attaboy. Let's go.

Who's the rotten egg?

" You.

' Me?

- Grandpa's the rotten egg!

- Yeah, I'm the rotten egg.

- Who's the rotten '2

- Grandpa! egg"

Hey, Buster.

Okay. Okay, go on.

Get on. I'll be right down.


Come on, Augustus!

- I gotta go change.

- Come on, boy.

Go ahead.

I'll be right back.


- Hey, Buster.

- Hey, Buster! Get your hand out of there.

What'd I tell you about eating

other people's food, huh?

How you doing?


don't overcook that meat.


Good to see everybody.

Right. Have a good time.

Good to see you.

Hey, Pa.

What are you doing?

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Robert Duvall

Robert Selden Duvall (; born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has been nominated for seven Academy Awards (winning for his performance in Tender Mercies), seven Golden Globe Awards (winning four), and has multiple nominations and one win each of the BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Emmy Award. He received the National Medal of Arts in 2005. Duvall has starred in numerous films and television series, including To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), The Twilight Zone (1963), The Outer Limits (1964), Bullitt (1968), True Grit (1969), MASH (1970), THX 1138 (1971), Joe Kidd (1972), The Godfather (1972), The Godfather Part II (1974), The Conversation (1974), Network (1976), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Great Santini (1979), The Natural (1984), Lonesome Dove (1989), The Handmaid's Tale (1990), Days of Thunder (1990), Rambling Rose (1991), and Falling Down (1993). Duvall began appearing in theatre during the late 1950s, moving into television and film roles during the early 1960s, playing Boo Radley in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) and appearing in Captain Newman, M.D. (1963). (1970) and the lead role in THX 1138 (1971), as well as Horton Foote's adaptation of William Faulkner's Tomorrow (1972), which was developed at The Actors Studio and is Duvall's personal favorite. This was followed by a series of critically lauded performances in commercially successful films. Since then, Duvall has continued to act in both film and television with such productions as Tender Mercies (1983), The Natural (1984), Colors (1988), the television miniseries Lonesome Dove (1989), Stalin (1992), The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996), Phenomenon (1996), A Family Thing (1996), The Apostle (1997), A Civil Action (1998), Deep Impact (1998), Gone in 60 Seconds (2000), Open Range (2003), Gods and Generals (2003), Secondhand Lions (2003), Broken Trail (2006), Get Low (2010), Jack Reacher (2012), A Night in Old Mexico (2014), The Judge (2014), and Wild Horses (2015). more…

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