Christian Slater (Lies & Illusions), Jill Hennessy (TV’s “Crossing Jordan”) and Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games) star in this gripping story of vengeance and passion set in the American West. When the father of gunslinger John Mason (Slater) is shot to death by masked bandits, Mason sets out with guns blazing to track down those who killed him. During his quest, he finds himself involved in a grim love triangle when he falls for Alice, the determined and beautiful woman also adored by John’s best friend. Based on the timeless John Wayne adventure, Dawn Rider is a riveting saga of retribution, duty and valor in the American West.
A remake of the classic John Wayne film, the thrilling adventure begins when John Mason (Slater) arrives at his father’s store, only to find himself caught in the middle of an armed robbery. The crime soon turns deadly as Mason is forced to watch as his father is fatally shot by the gunmen. Failing to save his life, Mason’s only motivation is to find his father’s killer and seek vengeance for his death. Yet his plans for revenge may be thwarted when Mason finds himself falling in love with Alice (Hennessy) who is also adored by John’s best friend.