Watch Hell On The Border
- 1 hr 50 min
In the movie "Hell On The Border," David Gyasi plays the character of Bass Reeves, the first black U.S. Marshal of the Indian Territory. Reeves is a former slave who escaped and became a lawman, tasked with capturing fugitives and bringing them to justice in the late 19th century. As the story unfolds, Reeves is on the hunt for a notorious outlaw, Bob Dozier (Frank Grillo), who has been terrorizing the Indian Territory. Meanwhile, Ron Perlman plays the role of Judge Issac Parker, who is known as the "Hanging Judge" due to his reputation for handing out the death penalty.
The movie takes viewers on a journey through the rugged terrain of the Indian Territory, as Reeves sets out on his mission to capture Dozier with the assistance of his trusty horse and a Native American tracker named John Walker. Throughout his pursuit, Reeves must overcome obstacles and face down dangerous enemies in order to bring Dozier to justice.
As Reeves gets closer to capturing Dozier, he is confronted with the reality that justice may not always be just. The movie touches on themes of racism, redemption, and the struggle for justice in a time when the law was often unevenly applied, particularly for people of color.
Throughout the film, Gyasi delivers a convincing performance as Reeves, portraying the lawman with a stoic determination that conveys the struggles he faced as a black man in a position of authority. Perlman also shines in his role as Judge Parker, delivering a commanding presence that adds depth to the film.
Overall, "Hell On The Border" is a well-crafted Western that offers an engaging story and solid performances from its cast. Although it may not break any new ground in terms of the Western genre, it is a worthwhile addition to the canon and a film that is sure to please fans of the genre.
Hell On The Border is a 2019 western with a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.6.