This action film hangs on an interesting reversal, taking the crazed-killer-in-the-woods theme from Friday the 13th and turning it inside out-- the psychopath is now our hero, a maladjusted ex-Green Beret played by Sylvester Stallone.
Junior Bonner, based on an excellent original screenplay by Jeb Rosebrook, is Peckinpah in the benignly comic mood that, I suspect, is much more the natural fashion of this fine director than is the gross, intellectualized mayhem.
The Outlaw Josey Wales seems to be a more to a true western story then all the other older classics that you'll see on TV. Josey Wales, is a man who looses everything; his wife taken, his son burned alive. What does a man do after he looses so much; he fights, but how do fight the part of the world that also seems to be after him as well? Does, Josey Wales, have what it takes to stop a whole town who thinks he's a cold blooded killer? Go ahead pull the trigger, add to your cart and experience it yourself.