Young Guns

  • 1988

54 %
41 % Rotten
$ 45 Million

Young Guns is a 1988 English-language Action Western motion picture written by John Fusco and directed by Christopher Cain and produced by Christopher Cain, John Fusco, James G. Robinson, Joe Roth, Paul Schiff and Irby Smith under the banner of Morgan Creek Productions. 1878 in New Mexico: John Tunstall picks up young gun men from the road to have them work on his ranch, but also to teach them reading and to civilize them. However he's a thorn in the side of the rich rancher Murphy, as he's a competitor in selling cattle. One day he's shot by Murphy's men. Judge Wilson can't do anything, since Sheriff Brady is one of Murphy's men. But attorney Alex persuades him to constitute Tunstall's young friends to Deputies and give them warrants of arrest for the murderers. Instead of arresting them, William Bonney just shoots them down. Soon the 5 guys become famous and William gets the name Billie the Kid - but they're also chased by dozens of Murphy's men and the army. The people however honor him as fighter for justice. Written by Tom Zoerner. Young guns stars Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen, Dermot Mulroney, Casey Siemaszko and Randy Travis. The music was composed by Anthony Marinelli along with Brian Banks. Cinematography was done by Dean Semler and editing by Jack Hofstra. The film has a running time of 103 minutes. It was released on 12th August 1988. The Film was successful at box office. Young Guns was made on a budget of $11 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $45 million. Distribution rights for the motion picture were acquired by 20th Century Fox.

Release Date 12 AUG 1988
Run Time 1 HOUR 47 MINUTES
Budget $ 11 MILLION



Action , Western

Cast & Crew

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