A modern-day cowboy (Kirk Douglas) defies the law in order to live a free man in Lonely Are The Brave (1962).
Trailer for Lonely are the Brave.
Academy Award winner Kirk Douglas ignites the screen with one of his most personal roles as a cowboy on a collision course with the modern world in Lonely are the Brave. After landing himself in jail trying to break out his friend, Jack Burns (Kirk Douglas) finds himself alone and on the run from the law. Leading the manhunt is Sheriff Morey Johnson (Walter Matthau), who must bring Burns to justice despite his own sympathy for the fugitive.
Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford) is a successful Chicago based vascular surgeon who returns home from a party to find his wife (Sela Ward) dying following a brutal attack. He fights with a mysterious one-armed man, but the man escapes. Despite his attempts to save his wife and his testimony about the one-armed man, Kimble is convicted of first-degree murder, and sentenced to death by lethal injection.
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