One of the best western style movies I have ever seen
M. Snyder | Taylor, AZ United States | 03/02/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I loved this movie. It was just a down right good movie from beginning to end. Kind of lets you go back to the way things were back in that day."
The of The Series as Kenny Rogers As The Gambler.
Gary L. Dibert | Pittsburgh, Pa | 04/21/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This picture hit the theaters on April 8 1980 starring Kenny Rogers as Brady Hawks and Bruce Boxleitner as Billy Montana. Brady Hawks is seen riding across the country on bareback while Billy Montana is waiting in a train station because the train broke down and is being fixed. Therefore, Billy sits down next to a beautiful woman and tries to strike up a conversion. Billy is on his way to San Francisco to play in one of the biggest poker games ever. So Hawks rides into town, gets of his horse and tells the attendant that if he's not back in a week to sell his horse. While Billy's playing cards he gets accused of cheating. When one of the players goes to reach into his pockets, Brady gets to him first and pulls out the cowboy's hidden revolver. Brady tells Billy that he was cheating also, but he was better at it and that's why he didn't get caught. Therefore, Billy challenges Brady to a card game a partial dealer. Billy started the game with $300.00 dollars and it didn't take Brady long to take that away from him. It turns out that there was nothing wrong with the train after all. It seems the reason for the delay; the train was waiting for the train's owner Mr. Stobridge. While on the train, Brady pulls out a letter and starts to read it. Brady finds out from reading the letter that he has a son name Jeremiah that he never knew about and that he and his ma were in trouble. You see Jeremiah mom got herself involve with a bad man named Roof. So when Jeremiah is caught, he's taken to Roof where Roof ask him what's in the letter? When Jeremiah refuses to tell Roof, he takes it out on his ma while Jeremiah runs out of the saloon. After it gets dark, Jeremiah makes his way back to his mom bedroom. His mom, who's supporting a swollen eye thanks to Roof, gives Jeremiah money to get on the stage and go to a town called Saint Aerie. Jeremiah is instructed that when he gets there he's suppose to go to Mrs. Carlson rooming house. Jeremiah is to watch the train for his father because if his dad is coming the train has to stop in Saint Aerie first. Will Jeremiah find his dad and will they be able to save his mom. You can get this DVD and the other involving Kenny Rogers as the Gambler right here at Amazon.com"