Reviewed byPeter DebrugeVote: 3/4/10
In-your-face combativeness is The Proposition's power, and for those of you who value your westerns, the effect is not unlike that of The Wild Bunch or Unforgiven.
Reviewed byRoger MooreVote: 2/5/10
By the end, it all pays off exactly the way a hundred earlier Westerns did.
Reviewed byJohn HartlVote: 2.5/4/10
It doesn't offer much that hasn't already been said about lawless frontier towns, bonds between outlaws or the settling of the West.
Rural Australia in the late nineteenth century: Capt. Stanley and his men capture two of the four Burns brothers, Charlie and Mike. Their gang is held responsible for attacking the Hopkins farm, raping pregnant Mrs. Hopkins and murdering the whole family. Arthur Burns, the eldest brother and the gang's mastermind, remains at large has and has retreated to a mountain hideout. Capt. Stanley's proposition to Charlie is to gain pardon and - more importantly - save his beloved younger brother Mike from the gallows by finding and killing Arthur within nine days.