- 1 hr 44 min
The movie Meek's Cutoff takes place in the year 1845, in the Oregon High Desert. This story focuses on a group of eager settllers on there way through the high desert when they meet up with a man named Stephen Meek. As soon as Stephen joins this group, things take a turn for the worst when their journey lasts longer than it's supposed to. Instead of a two-week adventure, it lasts for a little over 5 weeks. The group runs out of food and water as tension runs high. Suddenly, this group's world begins to turn upside down when they find and capture a stray Indian man in their path. They decide to hold him captive until he tells them where they can find water. As the story progresses even further, this group tries to figure out if they can trust Stephen Meek and if they can survive for another week.