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Maverick writer-director Walter Hill's version of the famous Wild Bill Hickok legend is a dreamscape western that is told entirely in flashback. Hickok's friend Charley Prince (John Hurt) narrates the events of Wild Bill's life while sitting at Bill's graveside. Hickok is played by Jeff Bridges as a mean, high-spirited, but gallant outlaw. He wanders the West, adding to his reputation with some well-chosen gunfights, and he meets up with characters such as Calamity Jane (Ellen Barkin), who becomes his sidekick for a time. After becoming a legend, Hickok signs up for a stint with Buffalo Bill Cody's traveling variety show. Eventually, he falls in love with Susannah Moore (Diane Lane), and his love leads him to tragedy in the town of Deadwood, SD. ~ Michael Betzold, Rovi

  • Release date:March 23, 2012

Cast

Jeff Bridges
as James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok
Ellen Barkin
as Calamity Jane
John Hurt
as Charley Prince
Diane Lane
as Susannah Moore
David Arquette
as Jack McCall
Christina Applegate
as Lurline
Keith Carradine
as Buffalo Bill Cody
Bruce Dern
as Will Plummer
James Gammon
as California Joe
Marjoe Gortner
as Preacher
James Remar
as Donnie Lonigan
Karen Huie
as Song Lew
Steve Reevis
as Sioux Chief Whistler
Robert Knott
as Dave Tutt
Pato Hoffmann
as Cheyenne Leader
Patrick Gorman
as Doctor
Lee de Broux
as Carl Mann
Sally Jane Jackson
as Hubal Pickett
Robert Peters
as Mike Williams
Steve Chambers
as Curly
Jason Ronard
as Pink Buford
Dennis Hayden
as Phil Coe
John Dennis Johnston
as Ed Plummer
Boots Southerland
as Crook-Eye Clark
Loyd Catlett
as Rob Rainwater
Janel Moloney
as Earlene
Ted Markland
as Tommy Drum
Merritt Yohnka
as Soldier
Jim Wilkey
as Seth Beeber
Charles Gunning
as Frank Dowder
Virgil Frye
as Buffalo Hunter
Lise Hilboldt
as Woman in Church
Luana Anders
as Sanitarium Woman
Thomas Wilson Brown
as Drover
Linda Harrison
as Madam
Anthony de Longis
as Card Cheat
Bill Bolender
as Bartender at Way Station
Alisa Christensen
as Mann's No. 10 Saloon Bargirl
Peter Jason
as Dave McCandless
James Marsh
as Young Man
Burton Gilliam
as Bartender
Karen Huie
as Song Lew
Keith Carradine
as Buffalo Bill Cody
John Dennis Johnston
as Ed Plummer
Pato Hoffmann
as Cheyenne Leader
Peter Jason
as Dave McCandless
Robert Peters
as Mike Williams
Jason Ronard
as Pink Buford
Loyd Catlett
as Rob Rainwater
Virgil Frye
as Buffalo Hunter
Steve Chambers
as Curly
Dennis Hayden
as Phil Coe
Anthony de Longis
as Card Cheat
James Marsh
as Young Man
Thomas Wilson Brown
as Drover
Ted Markland
as Tommy Drum
James Gammon
as California Joe
Bill Bolender
as Bartender at Way Station
Linda Harrison
as Madam
Boots Southerland
as Crook-Eye Clark
Alisa Christensen
as Mann's No. 10 Saloon Bargirl
Marjoe Gortner
as Preacher
Jim Wilkey
as Seth Beeber
Lee de Broux
as Carl Mann
Luana Anders
as Sanitarium Woman
Steve Reevis
as Sioux Chief Whistler
James Remar
as Donnie Lonigan
Sally Jane Jackson
as Hubal Pickett
Charles Gunning
as Frank Dowder
Merritt Yohnka
as Soldier
Bruce Dern
as Will Plummer
Robert Knott
as Dave Tutt
Janel Moloney
as Earlene
Patrick Gorman
as Doctor
Lise Hilboldt
as Woman in Church

Crew

Walter Hill
Director
Richard D. Zanuck
Producer
Lili Fini Zanuck
Producer
Thomas Babe
Play Author
Walter Hill
Screenwriter
Lloyd Ahern, Jr.
Cinematographer
Van Dyke Parks
Composer (Music Score)
Joseph C. Nemec III
Production Designer
Gary Daigler
Co-producer
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