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Western Movies Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE.Open Range is a 2003 Western movie based on the novel The Open Range Men by Lauran Paine. The film is directed and co-produced by Kevin Costner, who also stars along with Robert Duvall and Annette Bening.

What do you know about the movie Open Range? Try this Western Films FUN Trivia quiz.

1. The movie is set in Montana in 1882 (the year is seen on a new grave marker). Where was the movie filmed?

  • Alberta, Canada
  • Sierra Nevada Mountains, California
  • Yankton, South Dakota

2. Who wrote the screenplay?

  • Lauran Paine
  • Craig Storper
  • Michael Crawford

3. Tig was not only the name of the dog in the movie, but also the name of the film's production company. Tig was also the name of Kevin Costner's Grandmother.

  • True or False?

4. Robert Duvall plays "Boss" Spearman . What is his first name?

  • Bluebonnet
  • Imperial
  • Oleo

5. Mose Harris (played by Abraham Benrubi) is another of Boss Spearman's hands, a large and peaceful man. He gets into a bar fight in Harmonville and is later killed by Baxter's henchman Butler. Who played Mose?

  • James Abraham
  • Abraham Benrubi
  • Mark Reynolds

6. Diego Luna is Spearman's Mexican-born youngest hand and also kind of a foster child to the other free-rangers who found him living on the streets years before. He is badly hurt by Baxter's men, but recovers and plays an important role in the final gun-fight. What character did Luna play?

  • Button
  • Tig
  • Wheel

7. Denton Baxter is an Irish-born land baron who considers Harmonville "his" town. He is arrogant and greedy, using his band of henchman as well as the corrupt Marshall Poole to rule the town and keep off freegrazers. When he orders his men to ambush Boss Spearman's men and Mose is killed, a brutal conflict begins, in which Baxter shows that he does not have a problem with putting women and children in the line of fire, finally turning most of Harmonville against him. He has one estranged daughter. Who played Baxter?

  • Michael Moore
  • Michael Gambon
  • Michael Gregory

8. Mose is taken to Doc Barlow where Charley meets Sue Barlow played by Annette Bening, whom he mistakenly believes to be the doctor's wife; she is in fact the doctor's sister.

  • True or False?

9. Charley Waite, played by Kevin Costner, is a veteran of the Civil War and later a gunslinger before becoming a ranch hand for Boss Spearman.  He has nightmares of his gunslinger days.  He had changed his name.  What was his real name?

  • Charles David Post
  • Travis Charles Postle
  • Charles Travis Postlewaite

10. Boss keeps calling Percy, played by Michael Jeter, "Old Man". But Robert Duvall, who plays Boss, is actually older than Jeter, who was only 51 at the time the movie was made. How many years was Duvall older than Jeter?

  • 15 years older
  • 21 years older
  • 31 years older


Open Range

  1. Alberta, Canada
  2. Craig Storper
  3. True
  4. Bluebonnet
  5. Abraham Benrubi
  6. Button
  7. Michael Gambon
  8. True
  9. Charles Travis Postlewaite
  10. 21 years older

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