Comes a Horseman

Comes a Horseman (1978)

  • Genre: Romance, Western, Drama
  • Release Date: 1978-10-25
  • User Rating: 5.5/10 from 17 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: United Artists
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and Frank fight back through stampedes, jealousy, betrayal, and sabotage...they eventually find love.

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  • James Caan

    as Frank 'Buck' Athearn
  • Jane Fonda

    as Ella Connors
  • Jason Robards

    as Jacob 'J.W.' Ewing
  • George Grizzard

    as Neil Atkinson
  • Richard Farnsworth

    as Dodger
  • Mark Harmon

    as Billy Joe Meynert
  • Macon McCalman

    as Virgil Hoverton
  • Basil Hoffman

    as George Bascomb
  • James Keach

    as Emil Kroegh
Camera Gordon Willis Director of Photography
Directing Alan J. Pakula Director
Sound Michael Small Music
Art George Jenkins Production Design
Production Irwin Winkler Executive Producer
Writing Dennis Lynton Clark Writer
Art Arthur Jeph Parker Set Decoration
Production Robert Chartoff Executive Producer
Editing Marion Rothman Editor
Production Gene Kirkwood Producer
Production Dan Paulson Producer
Production Ronnie Caan Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Luster Bayless Costume Design
Production Isabel Halliburton Casting