Written by:Michael Cimino (Screenplay)
Script Synopsis:Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan Champion, a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson. As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.
Heaven's Gate Script Resources:4157
- Heaven's Gate Script PDF - 1/26/1979 at Script City ($)
- Heaven's Gate Script PDF at Script Fly ($)
- Heaven's Gate Transcript at Script-O-Rama
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- Heaven's Gate ( tt0080855 ) at IMDb
- Heaven's Gate ( 10935 ) at TheMovieDB.org