Synopsis by Mark Deming
Set in Montana in 1919, this western stars Jerry O'Connell as Mac, a young man who wants to be a ranger in the high country. Mac's mentor is Bill Bell (Sam Elliott), a veteran ranger who is trying to show Mac the ropes of this demanding profession. But Mac has a strong temper and a short fuse, and soon Bill finds himself guiding another young man who seems to have greater potential. However, when a gang of unscrupulous gamblers become a menace in a nearby town, Mac is called on by Bill to help bring them in. Also shown as The Rager, The Cook And A Hole In The Sky.
mission [quest], potential, ranger [military], temper, veteran [military]