"The Hired Hand" is an exciting western set in New Mexico in 1880, which Peter Fonda both stars and directs. After their young friend, Dan, is brutally murdered, Collings (Peter Fonda) and his travelling companion of seven years, Harris (Warren Oates), return home to the wife and child that Collings abandoned. And when the love between man and wife is rekindled, Harris decides it is time for him to move on.
However, shortly afterwards, Collings learns that Harris is being held captive by Dan's murderer; and feels compelled to got to his rescue... the outcome is a bloody gun battle from which only one man survives.
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Director: Peter Fonda
Cast: Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Verna Bloom, Robert Pratt, Severn Darden, Rita Rogers, Ann Doran, Ted Markland, Owen Orr, Al Hopson, Megan Denver, Michael McClure, Gray Johnson
Genre: Western, Drama
Official Run Time: 87 mins.
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