DESPERATE RIDERS (2022) Preview of Western movie



Desperate Riders is a 2022 American Western film about a race to stop an outlaw from marrying a boy’s kidnapped mother.

Produced and directed by Michael Feifer (Last Shoot Out; Catch the BulletShooting StarThe Desperate RidersThe Siege at Rykers StationEd Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield) from a screenplay written by Lee Martin.

The movie stars Drew Waters (True Detective), Vanessa Evigan (Only God Can), Sam Ashby (Sweet Magnolias), Victoria Pratt (Mutant X), Rob Mayes, Trace Adkins (Old Henry; 13 Minutes) Brock O’Hurn (The Resort), Cowboy Troy, Erin Bethea (Fireproof), Peter Sherayko (Tombstone), T. Graham Brown, Roy Snow, Tom Berenger, Fred Yanda, Kevin Harris, Jerry Bestpitch, Vernon Walker (Catch the Bullet) and Torry Martin.


Kansas Red (Drew Waters) rescues young Billy (Sam Ashby) from a card-game shootout. The boy asks Red for help protecting his family from Thorn (Trace Adkins), an outlaw who’s just kidnapped Billy’s mother, Carol (Victoria Pratt).


As Red and Billy ride off to rescue Carol, they run into the beautiful and tough-as-nails Leslie (Vanessa Evigan), who’s managed to escape Thorn’s men. The three make haste to stop Thorn’s wedding to Carol with guns a-blazing. But here’s the catch: does she really want to be rescued?

Cast and characters:

Drew Waters … Kansas Red
Vanessa Evigan … Leslie
Sam Ashby … Billy
Victoria Pratt … Carol
Cowboy Troy … Finnegan
Rob Mayes … Deputy Harms
Trace Adkins … Thorn
Erin Bethea … Marianne
Brock O’Hurn … Thatch
Peter Sherayko … Linstrom
T. Graham Brown … Gridley
Tucson Vernon Walker … Longley
Fred Yanda … Casey
Torry Martin … Slim
Kevin Harris … Portman
Jerry Bestpitch … Leech
Roy Snow … Father John
Keith Gentry … Patch

Release date:

In the US, Desperate Riders will be released by Lionsgate theatrically in select locations and On-Demand on February 25th 2022.


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