Good or bad, some movies live and die upon their notoriety, and Heaven’s Gate was as notorious as they come. Directed by Michael Cimino. The definitive site for Reviews, Trailers, Showtimes, and Tickets

With Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston.

Rotten Tomatoes, home of the Tomatometer, is the most trusted measurement of quality for Movies & TV. Watch Heaven's Gate Full Movie Online here's-gate-10935.html A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a Sheriff born into wealth, attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests. $40 million budget. The version I watched is the 'definitive final cut' issued in 2K digital restoration by Criterion, 216 minutes. Heaven's Gate - final scene In respect to the recent passing of Michael Cimino, I finally sat down and watched his controversial epic Heaven's Gate . Heaven's Gate is een westernfilm uit 1980, geschreven en geregisseerd door Michael Cimino.Het verhaal is losjes gebaseerd op de Johnson County War, een conflict tussen grootgrondbezitters en nieuwe kolonisten in Wyoming, eind 19e eeuw.De film is vooral betekenisvol als een van de grootste flops uit de filmgeschiedenis. Heaven's Gate was quite simply destroyed by a horrible cut that cast the movie in the worst possible light, delivering an incomprehensible mess to American theaters and to a movie-going audience that was already primed to dislike it by the endless stories about its (gasp!) The word revisionism recurs in reassessments of Heaven's Gate.It rightly suggests a new look at American history. Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. Known more for its notorious reputation, Heaven’s Gate thrives as an epic historical western of beautiful craftsmanship and striking, albeit unfocused, filmmaking by Michael Cimino.