Once upon a Texas Train (1988) - Rotten Tomatoes

Once upon a Texas Train (1988)





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Burt Kennedy's Texas Guns is a made-for-television film (also known as Once Upon A Texas Train) about a group of aging stable-hands who relate the story of an old train-robber (Willie Nelson) who reunites his gang for one last heist, with the full knowledge that a posse led by a retired Texas Ranger is on their trail.

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Willie Nelson
as John Henry Lee
Richard Widmark
as Captain Owen Hayes
Jack Elam
as Jason Fitch
Chuck Connors
as Nash Crawford
Dub Taylor
as Charlie
Royal Dano
as Nitro Jones
Angie Dickinson
as Maggie Hayes
Gene Evans
as Fargo Parker
Kevin McCarthy
as The Govenor
Jeb Stuart Adams
as Billy Bates
Clare Carey
as Meg Boley
Red West
as Bates Boley
John Calkins
as James Brown
Lisa Cloud
as Attendant
Dennis Fimple
as Telegrapher
John Furlong
as Wid Miller
Harry Carey Jr.
as Herald Pitch
Hank Worden
as Old Timer
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Critic Reviews for Once upon a Texas Train

All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

... this easygoing effort, written, produced and directed by Burt Kennedy, ambles amiably along as the pals regroup and head toward the bend of the Rio Brazos...

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Audience Reviews for Once upon a Texas Train


Pleasant TV fare with a great cast of character actors. In one of his last films Richard Widmark is a crusty pleasure.

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