A group of cavalry men defy orders to destroy hundreds of army horses. Having disobeyed a direct order, the men are pursued by the military, but now the bullets aren't just aimed at the horses.
As soldiers they were taught to fight for honor. As men they were willing to die for it.
Did You Know?
There is no river border separating the United States from Canada in Montana. There is a Milk River in Montana that flows into Canada, but the border is the 49th parallel. See more
At the point where Gabrielle Anwar is about to open the car door to take her father, General Stuart (Rod Steiger),home from the Army, she turns to say goodbye to Craig Sheffer's character and says, "Stay out of the brig, Lt. Buxton." It is Naval/USMC forces who go to the brig, not Army. See more
Sgt. Thomas Mulcahey
Indians riding Cavalry mounts? My grandaddy'd never forgive me!
Sgt. James Shattuck
Well, when you get to hell... don't tell him.