Located in New Mexico, in 1871, the movie begins with a former outlaw named Hammond (Noah Emmerich) who returns to his dwelling remoted on shares along with his lovely spouse Jane (Natalie Portman) and their daughter. His again is riddled with a number of bullets on his again and has an indication warning that “Bishop Brothers is coming.” Jane instantly acknowledge the repute brothers and alarms in order that their daughter to a neighbor to maintain it secure.
Then, with husband too weak to have the ability to oppose any little resistance, she goes to search out somebody in a position to defend his farm and themselves from an assault that can quickly happen. This “somebody” is Dan Frost (Joel Edgerton), which was simply his fiancé Jane once they had been in Missouri earlier than he left to combat in warfare, and he or she, believing that he died on the battlefield , he went west in the hunt for a brand new starting.
Of course Dan will not be so keen to assist the girl who he believed deserted him, however lastly seems and helps. As he and Jane barricaded home, some pictures of the previous come to fill the gaps on what occurred between them or why the brothers Bishop, led by chief John Bishop (Ewan McGregor), are so bitter in opposition to Hammond They need him lifeless at any price.