Ed Harris upholds the man's-gotta-do tradition as the director and star of this granite-jawed Western. He and Viggo Mortensen play a pair of "peacemakers" hired by the New Mexico town of Appaloosa to rein in murderous local rancher Randall Bragg (Jeremy Irons). However, their intuitive relationship is put under strain with the arrival of Renee Zellweger's flighty widow. As slick, polished and liable to go off as a well-oiled Colt .45. Yes, sirree.