The Electric Horseman

The Electric Horseman

  • 1979
  • PG
  • 122 min
  • USA
  • comedy, drama, romance

A rodeo star past his prime steals his company's horse and rides into the desert, with a feisty reporter accompanying him.

Director: Sydney Pollack

Writer: Robert Garland

Stars: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine, Willie Nelson, John Saxon


  • Sydney Pollack
    Sydney Pollack
    Sydney Irwin Pollack (July 1, 1934 - May 26, 2008) was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack studied with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, where he later taught acting. He began directing television shows in the 1960s before moving to films. Pollack directed more than 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced...

Main Cast


Tagline: Tell me Norman… did you think it was going to be this tough to get rid of a pain in the ass like me? Ma'am, I had no idea.

Certificate: PG

Genres: comedy, drama, romance, western

Keywords: rodeo, horse, doping, performance, love, cowboy

Categories: rodeo, horse, cowboy, doping, las vegas nevada, journalist


Producer: Ray Stark

Editor: Sheldon Kahn

Director of photography: Owen Roizman

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 122 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: Mono

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Color