Once upon a Texas Train (1988) - Rotten Tomatoes

Once upon a Texas Train (1988)

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Burt Kennedy's Texas Guns is a made-for-television film (also known as Once Upon A Texas Train) about a group of aging stable-hands who relate the story of an old train-robber (Willie Nelson) who reunites his gang for one last heist, with the full knowledge that a posse led by a retired Texas Ranger is on their trail.

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Cast

Willie Nelson
as John Henry Lee
Richard Widmark
as Captain Owen Hayes
Jack Elam
as Jason Fitch
Chuck Connors
as Nash Crawford
Dub Taylor
as Charlie
Royal Dano
as Nitro Jones
Angie Dickinson
as Maggie Hayes
Gene Evans
as Fargo Parker
Kevin McCarthy
as The Govenor
Jeb Stuart Adams
as Billy Bates
Clare Carey
as Meg Boley
Red West
as Bates Boley
John Calkins
as James Brown
Lisa Cloud
as Attendant
Dennis Fimple
as Telegrapher
John Furlong
as Wid Miller
Hank Worden
as Old Timer
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½

Pleasant TV fare with a great cast of character actors. In one of his last films Richard Widmark is a crusty pleasure.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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A made-for-TV movie, with all the production values that entails. Two groups (one outlaws, one lawmen) who have been out of commission for about 20 years, get back together for one last skirmish. Tries too hard to be funny and cutesy, not hard enough on the action and gun play. The main fight scene is unbelievably lame. For a western to have no deaths or serious injuries is just too far from reality.

Don Schick
Don Schick

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