Release date:September 19, 2008
(NY, LA, Toronto; wide: October 3)
Studio:New Line Cinema (Warner Bros. Pictures)
MPAA Rating:R (for some violence and language)
Screenwriters:Robert Knott, Ed Harris
Starring:Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renée Zellweger, Jeremy Irons, Timothy Spall, Lance Henriksen
Set in the Old West territory of New Mexico, "Appaloosa" revolves around a pair of hired guns (Viggo Mortensen and Ed Harris) who come to clean up a dangerous town run by a ruthless, powerful rancher (Jeremy Irons) and his band of outlaws. While boldly bringing new order to the town, the two fearless lawmen meet a provocative outsider (Renée Zellweger) whose unconventional ways threaten to destroy their decade-old bond.