Frank Perry's second comedy (after DIARY OF A MAD HOUSEWIFE) is an underrated anti-western about modern-day cattle rustlers. Jack McKee (Jeff Bridges) and Cecil Colson (Sam Waterston) ply their trade with chainsaws, high-powered rifles and a pick-up truck. When they steal a steer from
the ranch of John Brown (Clifton James), a newcomer who sold a profitable restaurant business in Schenectady to make it as a cattle rancher in Montana, the adventure begins. Brown is so bored with his new life that the sleuthing associated with catching the two becomes an obsession. His ranch
hands, (Harry Dean Stanton and Richard Bright), no dyed-in-the-wool cowpokes themselves, mak...