THE LONG RIDERS is a superb, nitty-gritty retelling of the story of the James-Younger gang, the most notorious American bandits of the 19th century. In a unique bit of casting, the Younger, James, Miller, and Ford brothers are played by the brothers Carradine, Keach, Quaid, and Guest. The
film opens with the band led by Jesse James (James Keach) and Cole Younger (David Carradine) robbing a bank. In episodic fashion, it then follows the various gang members as they go their separate ways, reuniting later for a disastrous attempt to rob a bank in Northfield, Minnesota. THE LONG
RIDERS is one of the last great westerns made in America, directed tautly by Walter Hill f...