Tom Selleck gives the boldest performance of his career in this "new style, revisionist western with the panoramic scope of a movie epic" (Los Angeles Times). Fierce gunfights, forbidding landscapes, breakneck chasesall hallmarks of the classic westernare reinvented in this hard-pounding actioner that "revitalizes the genre" and comes out "a sure winner" (The Hollywood Reporter). Arriving in Australia with nothing more than a saddle and his prized six-foot Sharps rifle, American sharpshooter Matthew Quigley thinks he's been hired to kill off wild dogs. But when herealizes, instead, that his mission is murderto "eliminate" the Aborigines from a wealthy cattlebaron's landQuigley refuses and quickly turns from hunter to hunted. Forced to wage a savage waragainst his former employer, Quigley proves that no one gets the best of a steely-eyed American gunfighterno one, that is, except the mysterious beauty (Laura San Giacomo, sex, lies, and videotape) who rides by his side and captures his heart.