The Shadow Riders (1982)

ActionAdventureWesternTV Movie

After starring in "The Sacketts", Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott team up again but this time as Mac and Dal Traven, in a movie based on a classic Louis L'Amour novel. They are brothers, who meet up at the end of the Civil War fighting on opposite sides. They go home only to find their family in dire need and their sisters and brother kidnapped by ruthless raiders. They set out to rescue their family.

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Release Date: 1982-09-28
Status: Released
Run time: 96 min / 1:36


Tom Selleck
as Mac Traven
Sam Elliott
as Dal Traven
Dominique Dunne
as Sissy Traven
Ben Johnson
as Uncle 'Black Jack' Traven
Geoffrey Lewis
as Major Cooper Ashbury, Comanchero Leader
Katharine Ross
as Kate Connery / Sister Katherine
Scanlon Gail
as Yankee Officer
Jeff Osterhage
as Jesse Traven
Gene Evans
as Colonel Holiday Hammond, Gunrunner
R.G. Armstrong
as Sheriff Miles Gillette
Marshall R. Teague
as Lieutenant Butler
Jane Greer
as Ma Traven
Harry Carey, Jr.
as Pa Traven
Jeannetta Arnette
as Southern Belle


Writing Louis L'Amour Novel
Writing Jim Byrnes Screenplay
Directing Andrew V. McLaglen Director
Sound Jerrold Immel Original Music Composer
Camera Jack Whitman Director of Photography
Editing Bud Friedgen Editor
Production Fran Bascom Casting
Art Jack De Shields Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Grady Hunt Costume Design