A fiercely powerful film about heroes, romanticism, and friendship among three initially unlikable characters-- Cutter (Heard) a vulgar, crippled Vietnam vet who is an outlaw in a society without commitment or heroes; his best friend Bone (Bridges), a pretty boy with no convictions at
all; and the woman who bonds them, Mo (Eichhorn), wife of Cutter but desirous of Bone. After nearly taking the rap for a girl's murder, Bone, while at a parade, thinks he spots the real killer--Elliott, a powerful and arrogant oil tycoon. Cutter lets his imagination run free and comes up with an
elaborate conspiracy theory about the night of the murder, devising a plan to blackmail Co...