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Endangered Species (1982)

R 09/10/1982 (US) ThrillerDramaMystery 1h 37m

What You Don't Know Can Kill You.


Thriller about a New York ex-cop and an attractive female sheriff who fall in love while investigating a string of mysterious cattle mutilations in a small Colorado town. Urich is great as Reuben Castle, the retired alcoholic police lieutenant out visiting the town with his tomboy daughter. At first he tries to stay out of the case but finds himself involved after the mysterious death of his friend Joe Hiatt, the editor of the local paper whose theories about black helicopters have aroused the ire of cattle baron Ben Morgan. Trying miserably to stay sober, Castle finds himself back in danger and in love, as he and the sheriff work together to get to the bottom of the mystery, encountering incredible danger and resistance from the frightened locals.

  1. Alan Rudolph

    Director, Writer

  2. Richard Clayton Woods


  3. Judd Klinger


  4. John Binder


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Urich

    Robert Urich

    Ruben Castle

  2. JoBeth Williams

    JoBeth Williams

    Harriet Purdue

  3. Paul Dooley

    Paul Dooley

    Joe Hiatt

  4. Hoyt Axton

    Hoyt Axton

    Ben Morgan

  5. Peter Coyote

    Peter Coyote


  6. Marin Kanter

    Marin Kanter

    Mackenzie Castle

  7. Gailard Sartain

    Gailard Sartain


  8. Dan Hedaya

    Dan Hedaya


  9. Harry Carey, Jr.

    Harry Carey, Jr.

    Dr. Emmer

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