A publicity-hungry U.S. Marshal (Kirk Douglas) doesn't just hunt down and capture fugitives, he makes sure a photographer is around to record his crime-fighting exploits and bolster his political aspirations. In Posse, the lawman soon discovers that famemay be fleeting when he sets his sights on his No. 1 target: cool-witted Jack Strawhorn (Bruce Dern). Bo Hopkins, James Stacy, and Alfonso Arau costar in this crafty Western that asks the question: Just who is the real bad guy?