Comes a Horseman
is an American western first released on 25th October 1978,
directed by Alan J. Pakula.
Cinematography was by Gordon Willis and the film was scored by Michael Small.
It stars James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, George Grizzard and Richard Farnsworth.
It was produced by Ronnie Caan and distributed by United Artists.
Location filming was in Coconino National Forest, Arizona, USA.
The film was released with the tagline: "She was as strong as the land for which she fought. And as vunerable."
It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 58 minutes.
Our overall rating for Comes a Horseman
is: good - passable entertainment.
Other recommended films that have been directed by Alan J. Pakula include: The Sterile Cuckoo
The Parallax View
(1981). The actor James Caan has also appeared in: El Dorado
The Rain People
Other recommended drama/western/romance films from USA include the following: George Stevens's Giant
Henry King's Jesse James
John Ford's My Darling Clementine
John Ford's Rio Grande
John Ford's Stagecoach
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Comes a Horseman was nominated for 1 Academy Award in the category of: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Richard Farnsworth) .
- Director: Alan J. Pakula
- Script: Dennis Lynton Clark
- Cinematographer: Gordon Willis
- Music: Michael Small
- Cast: James Caan (Frank 'Buck' Athearn),
Jane Fonda (Ella Connors), Jason Robards (Jacob 'J.W.' Ewing),
George Grizzard (Neil Atkinson), Richard Farnsworth (Dodger),
Jim Davis (Julie Blocker), Mark Harmon (Billy Joe Meynert),
Macon McCalman (Virgil Hoverton), Basil Hoffman (George Bascomb),
James Kline (Ralph Cole), James Keach (Emil Kroegh),
Clifford A. Pellow (Cattle Buyer),
Allan Baker (Pall Bearer)
- Editor: Marion Rothman
- Set designer: Arthur Jeph Parker
- Costume designer: Luster Bayless
- Producer: Ronnie Caan, Robert Chartoff, Gene Kirkwood, Dan Paulson, Irwin Winkler
- Country: USA
- Language: English
- Support: Color
- Runtime: 118 min