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Ride in the Whirlwind
Directed by Monte Hellman • 1966 • United States
Starring Jack Nicholson, Cameron Mitchell, Harry Dean Stanton
Working from a thoughtful script by Jack Nicholson, Monte Hellman fashioned this moody and tense western about a trio of cowhands who are mistaken for robbers and must outrun and hide from a posse of bloodthirsty vigilantes in the wilds of Utah. A grim yet gripping tale of chance and blind frontier justice, RIDE IN THE WHIRLWIND is brought to life by a compelling cast, including Nicholson, Cameron Mitchell, Millie Perkins, and Harry Dean Stanton.