TRIGGER FAST has enough plot for a shelf full of Zane Grey novels, but it fails to offer any insight into its post-Civil War setting, or to keep the viewer interested in its smorgasbord of cowboy stereotypes.
In 1867, the Southern states are unofficially ruled by ruthless land barons who have the politicians and state militia in their deep pockets. When his cattle-owner pal Jack Neumann (Jurgen Prochnow) is murdered so that Brent Mallick (Corbin Bernsen) can steal his land, retired Confederate
General Jackson "Ole Devil" Hardin (Martin Sheen) calls in a group of former soldiers who call themselves the Floating Outfit. Hardin asks Dusty Fog (Christopher Atkins)...