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Larry McMurtry's 'Dead Man's Walk' (1996)

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Author Larry McMurtry revisits Gus and Woodrow, the aging lawmen from his bestselling Western novel Lonesome Dove, in their early days as young men determined to make a name for themselves as Texas Rangers in this made-for-TV prequel. Gus (David Arquette) and Woodrow (Jonny Lee Miller) join up with a ragtag band of Rangers determined to take Santa Fe away from Mexico, but they soon find they've walked into a dangerous but forbidding territory of populated by hostile Indians and dangerous opportunists. Dead Man's Walk also features Brian Dennehy, F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, and Edward James Olmos.

Cast

David Arquette
as Augustus McCrae
Jonny Lee Miller
as Woodrow Call
Keith Carradine
as Bigfoot Wallace
Edward James Olmos
as Capt. Salazar
Patricia Childress
as Matilda Jane
Brian Keith
as Maj. Chevallie
Eric Schweig
as Buffalo Hump
Ray McKinnon
as Long Bill Coleman
Alastair Duncan
as Billy Falconer
Brian Dennehy
as Major Chevallier
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Not anywhere near the quality of Lonesome Dove. Very long drawn out story with bad acting and boring plot line.

Kelly Pedersen
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