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THE SHADOW RIDERS (1982)
on 25 December 2008
The civil war is over and Traven brothers are going home. But Mac (Tom Selleck) and Dal (Sam Elliott) find on their arrival is a town ravaged by Confederate rebels who refuse to surrender. Dal is captured and they try to hang him, But Mac saves him. When they reach home they find their parents emotional because the Traven younger sisters are kidnapped by Guerillas for sale in Mexico. Kate (Katherine Ross), Dal's sweetheart is also with them.
Major Cooper Ashbury(Geoffrey Lewis) had kidnapped them and the men are to sold to the silver mines in Mexico. Determined to rescue their loved ones, Mac and Dal need someone who knows Mexico. Uncle Black Jack (Ben Johnson) is in jail, so they break him out using dynamite. They head south to finish the war they thought already ended.
Some for the prisoners are taken by boat to Mexico. Sheriff Miles Gillette takes a possie to follow them across the border over river Rio Grande. The gang plan to take prisioners on a train. The movie is not in widescreen. Andrew V Mclaglen directs well and keeps the story moving. What will happen to the girls? Will Mac and Dal manage to save them? What will the sheriff do about uncle Jack?
Watch and ENJOY. (ENGLAND. UK)