The Electric Horseman

The Electric Horseman (1979)

Tell me Norman… did you think it was going to be this tough to get rid of a pain in the ass like me? Ma'am, I had no idea.

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy, Western, Romance
  • Release Date: 1979-12-21
  • User Rating: 6.2/10 from 74 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 2min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into the desert...

The Electric Horseman Trailer

The Electric Horseman Photos

  • Robert Redford

    as Norman 'Sonny' Steele
  • Jane Fonda

    as Alice 'Hallie' Martin
  • Valerie Perrine

    as Charlotta Steele
  • Willie Nelson

    as Wendell Hickson
  • John Saxon

    as Hunt Sears
  • Wilford Brimley

    as Farmer
  • Allan Arbus

    as Danny
  • Nicolas Coster

    as Fitzgerald
  • Brendan Kelly

    as Grocer
  • Basil Hoffman

    as Toland
  • Timothy Scott

    as Leroy
  • James Sikking

    as Dietrich
  • Tasha Zemrus

    as Louise
  • Quinn K. Redeker

    as Bud Broderick
  • Lois Hamilton

    as Joanna Camden
  • Patricia Blair

    as Fashion Narrator
  • Roger Lowe

    as Reporter
  • Jerry Kurland

    as Ampco Personnel
Writing Robert Garland Screenplay
Directing Sydney Pollack Director
Camera Owen Roizman Director of Photography
Editing Sheldon Kahn Editor
Sound Dave Grusin Music
Production Ray Stark Producer