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Red Headed Stranger (1986) DVD

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Red Headed Stranger (1986)


 William D. Wittliff (as Bill Wittliff)


 William D. Wittliff (screenplay)


 Willie Nelson, Morgan Fairchild, R.G. Armstrong 
A bible-totin' preacher from out East arrives in wild Montana to spread the Good Word to all. When his wife takes off with another man, he straps on the pistol and extracts his vengeance. Then he must struggle to find his way back to the hallowed life. Willie Nelson plays the preacher and Morgan Fairchild is his inconstant wife.

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  1. An Excellent Film 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Nov 2nd 2020

    This is one of my favorite movies. I was glad to find this DVD with such excellent video quality. Willie is at his best in this one. So many good songs that enhance a great storyline. Rare title, Entertaining to watch whether or not your a Willie fan.

  2. A real gem 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 25th 2020

    Willie Nelson’s concept album RED HEADED STRANGER is a first-rate example of how a proven artist with a visionary Idea should be left alone to do what he does best: create!
    Willie Nelson—love him or hate him—became obsessed with the story of a preacher who shoots his unfaithful wife and her lover then spends the next phase of his life wandering in search of redemption.
    The record company Powers That Be were doubtful. Nelson had to fight to make his album his way. After some million or so in sales proved him right, it led to the inevitable—would RED HEADED STRANGER make a good film?
    The answer is yes.
    Nelson’s face is perfect for Westerns, conveying as much “lived in” believability as an old pair of chaps. Contrast that with Morgan Fairchild’s delicate beauty and you just know things between them can’t last. To the filmmakers’ credit, they don’t rush the story, and Fairchild’s fateful decision is not made lightly. Nelson, whose portrayal of the good reverend is entirely believable, masterfully conveys how his frustration and stress finally boils over in his response to his wife’s infidelity.
    For all parties concerned, negative choices, i.e. sin, have their consequences and Nelson is at the forefront of those seeking redemption. The symbolism of the town well, which Nelson helps to dig, despite some stiff opposition, is a powerful reminder of the cleansing purity of the waters of baptism and how to achieve spiritual renewal in the waters of life.
    RED HEADED STRANGER is helped immensely by period-sounding dialogue. When you add to the mix Western stalwarts R.G. Armstrong and Royal Dano to speak the authentic language, you know you’re in for a treat. The 1980s were a pretty dry period for Westerns. RED HEADED STRANGER takes the Western fan down to the nearest creek for a good long drink of cool water.
    The print of this film (the picture quality) is a solid 9 out of 10, in my opinion. My only suggestion would be, if possible, to add the closed captioning option. This is becoming easier to accomplish with ever-broadening technology. Hard of hearing folks like me appreciate it.

  3. a moving western 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jul 7th 2018

    i am a willie nelson fan, also love romance. songs are great and liked the story line.

  4. Great Western 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Feb 11th 2018

    Great western with excellent picture quality!

  5. Great film 4 Star Review

    Posted by on Feb 11th 2018

    Loved this Willie flick. Good action & storyline. Great soundtrack as well.

  6. Just what I was looking for! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Feb 5th 2018

    This is my favorite western and I am so happy that Zeus offered this classic in DVD form since I don’t own a VHS player anymore. I ordered just before Christmas and the owner still responded promptly to my requests about shipping and delivery. Would do business again. Thanks!

  7. Red Headed Stranger 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Sep 29th 2017

    This is the ONLY place that I could find this movie that brings back some childhood memories. Great product, fast delivery at a very fair price ! Will do business again with these folks !

  8. Red-Headed Stranger. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Aug 1st 2017

    First time customer. Product was as described. Good service and fast delivery time. This was the only place I could find a DVD copy of this movie. The quality was excellent.
    Thank you.

  9. Very rare DVD distrubution of this title 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jul 28th 2017

    Excellent transfer to DVD. The sound is great. This is a Willie Nelson classic.

  10. Willie Nelson at his best 4 Star Review

    Posted by on Jun 28th 2017

    This movie will keep your attention even though Willie is not a seasoned actor. Of course his songs are always great

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