Tagline: The only thing greater than their passion for America... was their passion for each other.
Genre: Drama, Western
Director: Michael Cimino
Cast: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston, Brad Dourif, Isabelle Huppert, Joseph Cotten, Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Paul Koslo, Richard Masur, Ronnie Hawkins, Rosie Vela, Mary Catherine Wright, Nicholas Woodeson, Stefan Shcherby, Waldemar Kalinowski, Terry O'Quinn, Jack Conley, Margaret Benczk, Tom Noonan, Jarlath Conroy, Allen Keller, Mickey Rourke, Robin Bartlett, Caroline Kava, Anna Levine, T Bone Burnett, Willem Dafoe
Runtime: 219Plot: Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan Champion, a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson. As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.