Heaven's Gate
R · 1980 ‧ Western/Drama ‧ 5h 25m
6.8/10 · IMDb 57% · Rotten Tomatoes 57% · Metacritic
Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight...
Release date: November 19, 1980 (USA)
Director: Michael Cimino
Budget: 44 million USD
Box office: 3.5 million USD
Cinematography: Vilmos Zsigmond and Frank Stanley

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Directed by Michael Cimino. With Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston. A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 ... Full Cast & Crew · Filming & Production · Trivia · Plot Summary
Heaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino. Loosely based on the Johnson County War, it portrays a fictional  ... Michael Cimino · Johnson County War · Ellen Watson · Rosie Vela Production company: Partisan Productions Music by: David Mansfield Produced by: Joann Carelli Edited by: Lisa Fruchtman; Gerald Greenberg; William Reynolds; Tom Rolf
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Also starring Isabelle Huppert and Christopher Walken, Heaven's Gate is a savage and ravishingly shot take on western movie lore. This release presents the ...
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Jan 1, 1981 · We begin with a fundamental question: Why is “Heaven's Gate” so painful and unpleasant to look at? I'm not referring to its content, but to its ...
Jun 12, 2004 · ... it was like working on the climactic battle scene in “Heaven's Gate," Michael Cimino's 1980 epic anti-western that became one of the biggest, ...
Jul 2, 2016 · Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate is the movie that sunk a film company, ... After the three-way disembowelling it received in 1980 – first from the ...
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