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53 Ratings

Comes a Horseman

Directed by Alan J. Pakula
United States, 1978
Drama, Western, Romance


Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and Frank fight back through stampedes, jealousy, betrayal, and sabotage…they eventually find love.

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Comes a Horseman Directed by Alan J. Pakula

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1979 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

National Board of Review

1978 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1978 | 2nd place: Best Supporting Actor

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1978 | Winner: Best Actress

1978 | 3rd place: Best Supporting Actor

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