Heaven's Gate

  • 1980
  • Movie
  • R
  • Western

This beautiful but notoriously disappointing film is one of the most overblown epic Westerns of any decade. The story allegedly relates the events of the bloody 1892 Johnson County wars in Wyoming, pitting cattlemen against immigrant settlers. James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) becomes marshal and must hold the county's combatants in check. Nathan D. Champion...read more

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Heaven's Gate - Official Trailer
01:22 — A breathtaking depiction of the promise and perils of America’s western expansion, Heaven’s Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, is among Hollywood’s mos (more…)
(Movie Clip) Harvard 1870
Joseph Cotten as the Reverend Doctor introduces Harvard commencement speaker William Billy Irvine (John Hurt), classmate Averill (Kris Kristofferson) (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Don't Understand You
A low-key but intense conversation between Sheriff Averill (Kris Kristofferson) and gunman Nathan Champion (Christopher Walken) in director Michael Ci (more…)
(Movie Clip) Nathan Champion
Bounty hunter Nate Champion (Christopher Walken) kills an immigrant farmer (Marat Yusim) in highly cinematic style, then observes many others, in Mich (more…)
(Movie Clip) Roller Rink
Averill (Kris Kristofferson), Bridges (Jeff Bridges) and Ella (Isabelle Huppert) feature in the fairly ecstatic opening of the roller-skating rink fro (more…)
Heaven's Gate - (Original Trailer)
A Wyoming sheriff (Kris Kristofferson) tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers in Heaven's Gate (1981).
(Movie Clip) Thieves And Anarchists
Sam Waterston (as Canton) is the administrator for the cattlemen's association explaining why they should hire bounty hunters, John Hurt (as Irvine) i (more…)

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  • Released: 1980
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This beautiful but notoriously disappointing film is one of the most overblown epic Westerns of any decade. The story allegedly relates the events of the bloody 1892 Johnson County wars in Wyoming, pitting cattlemen against immigrant settlers. James Averil… (more)

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