• Release Date: April 23, 1981
  • Run Time: 3 hr 38 min
  • Rating: R
  • Cast: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, Isabelle Huppert
  • Director: Michael Cimino
  • Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) 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 (Christopher Walken), a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson (Isabelle Huppert). As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.