In theatres on September 19, 2008 (NY/LA/Toronto)
October 3, 2008 (wide)
(New Line Cinema)
(L-r) VIGGO MORTENSEN stars as Everett Hitch and ED HARRIS stars as Virgil Cole in New Line Cinema's Western "Appaloosa," also starring Renée Zellweger and Jeremy Irons. The film is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Photo by Lorey Sebastian
Director: Ed Harris
Writers: Screenplay by Robert Knott & Ed Harris
Based on the novel by Robert B. Parker
Producers: Ed Harris, Robert Knott, Ginger Sledge
Executive Producers: Michael London, Cotty Chubb, Toby Emmerich, Sam Brown
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renee Zellweger, Jeremy Irons, Timothy Spall, Lance Henriksen
Action Western. Set in the Old West territory of New Mexico, "Appaloosa" revolves around a pair of hired guns (Viggo Mortensen and Ed Harris) who come to clean up a dangerous town run by a ruthless, powerful rancher (Jeremy Irons) and his band of outlaws. While boldly bringing new order to the town, the two fearless lawmen meet a provocative outsider (Renee Zellweger) whose unconventional ways threaten to destroy their decade-old bond.
This film has been rated R for some violence and language.