Overview

In six months, the population of Cromwell, Oklahoma, has climbed from 500 to 10,000. Boom times have come to the oil-rich town. So has a new breed of criminal. You Know My Name is the fact-based story of Bill Tilghman, a lawman and former partner of Wyatt Earp confronted by an emerging era when outlaws run whiskey instead of cattle and are likely to tote a tommy gun as carry a six-gun. An ideally cast Sam Elliott plays Tilghman, whose life takes on a newfangled wrinkle of its own. Tilghman makes a moving picture of his Old West exploits; and the success of that silent film, The Passing of the Oklahoma Outlaws, spreads his reputation like a brushfire. But that reputation may mean nothing to a thug (Arliss Howard) who hides behind a badge.

  1. John Kent Harrison

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sam Elliott

    Sam Elliott

    Bill Tilghman

  2. Arliss Howard

    Arliss Howard

    Wiley

  3. Carolyn McCormick

    Carolyn McCormick

    Zoe

  4. James Gammon

    James Gammon

    Real Arkansas Tom

  5. R. Lee Ermey

    R. Lee Ermey

    Marshal Nix

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You Know My Name
You Know My Name

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Status Released

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  • August 22, 1999
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

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