First, Jon Voight plays "Convict Cowboy" Ry Weston, a former rodeo champ serving a life sentence for murder, who befriends a younger inmate serving a two-year stretch for public drunkenness. The two become friends and attempt to get Weston prepared for the big prison rodeo. This action-packed drama also stars Kyle Chandler, Marcia Gay Harden. Next, Robert Urich and Carl Weathers fill roles made famous by Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier in the telefilm remake of "The Defiant Ones," portraying convicts on the run─chained to one another (and hating each other) while the law tracks them through the swamplands. With Ed Lauter, William Sanderson. 198 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English.