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Lonesome Dove
Lonesome Dove
Actors: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane, Robert Urich
Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Drama, Television
NR     2000     6hr 24min

Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones star as Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call, aging cowboys and former Texas rangers and who organize a 2,500 mile cattle drive for one last great adventure in this excellent 1989 miniseries adapta...  more »

     

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Actors: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane, Robert Urich
Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Drama, Drama, Miniseries
Studio: Live / Artisan
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 02/15/2000
Original Release Date: 02/05/1989
Theatrical Release Date: 02/05/1989
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 6hr 24min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

No Other Western Comes Close To This One
D. Mikels | Skunk Holler | 12/03/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I've seen LONESOME DOVE so many times I've practically got the six hours of dialogue memorized. Yet I'll keep watching this excellent adaptation of Larry McMurtry's epic novel, over and over again. Why? Two words: compelling story.The friendship of Augustus McCrae and Woodrow F. Call is the underlying theme of LONESOME DOVE; it's the motor that drives the story. When these two weathered former lawmen steal a herd of cattle from Mexico and set off for Montana for one last grand adventure ("I wanna see that country," says Call to Gus, "before the lawyers and bankers get it."), the stage is set for a Western with plenty of humor, action, violence...tragedy. This production makes McMurtry's unforgettable characters literally leap off the page. Robert Duvall IS Gus McCrae...Tommy Lee Jones IS Woodrow Call. Both performances are so vivid and on target the viewer is transported seamlessly to McMurtry's story, a story centering around the undying loyalty and friendship of these two men. LONESOME DOVE is a film that will entertain you, take you over the full gambit of human emotions, then after six hours leave you begging for more. Jones and Duvall lead a stellar cast in a remarkable film that has but one weakness: it has to end. And McMurtry's story is told--told so well that no other Western even comes close."
My favorite Duvall role
Kevin P. Westmoreland | Asheville, NC United States | 02/20/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"It is finally nice to get the entire Lonesome Dove epic on DVD. While I have to agree that the picture is not as pristine as I would have liked, it is definitely better than the VHS version that I own. The sound is Dolby Digital mono, but surprisingly good. One thing to note - the movie breaks at the same break points that the mini-series did when broadcast. After approximately 1.5 hours, the credits roll, and then the next section starts. Not that bad, but a little clunky. The interview snippets with Larry McMurtry are kind of insightful and nice to have.Robert Duvall is really incredible in the role of Augustus (Gus) McCrae. The man is the character. I found I was laughing to myself all over again at Gus's western philosopher dialogue, and wishing that we all thought a little more like him.If you loved the VHS version and want a better copy, buy this DVD. Though not crystal clear, it is an improvement over my old VHS copy and with instant chapter access, much more convenient to view."
Get the other edition!
David Hutton | 01/24/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Be warned: this edition of "Lonesome Dove" is cut down to 240 minutes, from the original 360. This is perhaps the greatest television miniseries ever made, and it would be a shame to see it in anything but its complete form. Spend the extra couple of bucks to get the other DVD edition! My rating of the movie itself would be five stars, but this cut version is a terrible injustice."
Excellent, and complete
K. Riley | SP, Ohio United States | 03/21/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I am very pleased with this movie, I own it on vhs and was not disappointed with the picture quality on dvd. This is the complete 6 hr miniseries, (minus the networks commercials that made it 8 hours). The bonuses are great!"