Clint Eastwood's fifth film as a director and eighth Western as a star (ninth if you count Paint Your Wagon), The Outlaw Josey Wales chronicles the hero's violent journey westward after the Civil War. With fresh memoris of his family's slaughter by Red Leg soldier Terrill (Bill McKinney), Confederate Josey Wales (Eastwood) refuses to join his captain Fletcher (John Vernon) and the rest of his comrades in surrender to a U.S. Army regiment. Deemed a dangerous outlaw after a bloody one-man battle with that regiment, Josey is pursued by U.S. cavalry soldiers led by the unwilling Fletcher and the murderous Terrill, as well as by bounty hunters who eventually learn how coolly lethal Wales can be. Despite his desire to remain a lone fugitive, Josey soon has a crew of travelling companions that includes Cherokee Lone Watie (Chief Dan George) and the pretty Laura Lee (Sondra Locke) and her vigorous Grandma Sarah (Paula Trueman), settlers on their way to a ranch near ghost town Santa Rio. The few Santa Rio residents welcome the group, but their peace and Josey's burgeoning romance with Laura Lee are soon interrupted by Terrill's arrival. A skillfully violent man of few, well-chosen words, Josey Wales resembles Eastwood's previous Western heroes in Sergio Leone's trilogy, A Fistful of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965), and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966). However, the emphasis on friends and family served notice that, in the words of one critic, "the Man With No Name doesn't live here anymore." Indeed, Josey Wales would be Eastwood's last western before 1985's Pale Rider. Although it did not garner similar critical praise when it was released, Eastwood considers The Outlaw Josey Wales to be the equal of the Oscar-winning Unforgiven (1992).~Lucia Bozzola
All-new in this release:
Commentary by Richard Schickel
New featurette: Clint Eastwood's west
2 vintage featurettes: Hell Hath No Fury - the making of The Outlaw Josey Wales and Eastwood in action
Clint EastwoodJosey Wales
Chief Dan GeorgeLone Watie
Sondra LockeLaura Lee
Paula TruemanGrandma Sarah
Geraldine KeamsLittle Moonlight
Royal DanoTen Spot
Will SampsonTen Bears
John QuadeComanchero Leader
Cissy WellmanJosey's Wife
John RussellBloody Bill Anderson
Charles TynerZukie Limmer
Bruce M. FischerYoke
Clay TannerFirst Texas Ranger
Bob HoySecond Texas Ranger
Erik HollandUnion Army Sergeant
L. William O'ConnellSim Carstairs
Jerry FieldingComposer (Music Score)
Tambi LarsenProduction Designer
John G. WilsonAssociate Producer
Tex RudloffSound/Sound Designer
Jim FargoFirst Assistant Director
Outlaw (Gunfighter) Film,Revisionist Western
The Outlaw Josey Wales
Year of Release
Dolby Digital w/ sub-woofer channel, monaural
English, French, Spanish
Warner Home Video
The Outlaw Josey Wales [DigiBook] [Blu-ray] 
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Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Update for DVD The Outlaw Josey Wales Movie
Owned for 1 year when reviewed.
This is a wonderful movie that I saw as a kid. Upgraded from VHS to DVD format, made it that much more great to enjoy. It is one of those movie in which you have no choice but to love the "bad guy" that is better than the other bad guys in the movie. It forces you to introspect: because others and society say that I am bad, am I really bad for not conforming to their desires and ideals.
Received these rating:
7.95/10 on Tomatometer (All Critics)
4.28 stars out of 46,750 Audience Score
Clint Eastwood's fifth film as a director and eighth Western as a star. The Outlaw Josey Wales chronicles the hero's violent journey westward after the Civil War. With fresh memories of his family's slaughter by Red Leg soldier Terrill (Bill McKinney), Confederate Josey Wales (Eastwood) refuses to join his captain Fletcher (John Vernon) and the rest of his comrades in surrender to a U.S. Army regiment. Deemed a dangerous outlaw after a bloody one-man battle with that regiment, Josey is pursued by U.S. cavalry soldiers led by the unwilling Fletcher and the murderous Terrill, as well as by bounty hunters who eventually learn how coolly lethal Wales can be. Resource: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/outlaw_josey_wales
One of Clint Eastwood's best - as an actor and as a director. Great supporting cast. A very entertaining movie. One of the best "modern" Westerns. I like the digibook format. It's too bad they aren't made that much anymore.
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I really like this movie and was surprised that they still had the digibook in stock.
I would recommend this to a friend
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Eastwood at his best!
Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
If you are a Clint Eastwood fan, this movie is absolutely the best. Whether you route for the north or the south, or the Cowboys or the Indians, you will love this movie. Eastwood is not anti-north or south or anti-cowboy or Indian, but he is anti-wrongdoers and is for justice, his kind and his way!