Ride with the Devil

TitleRide with the Devil
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsLee, Ang
Running Time2h 18m
Date Released11/1999
DistributorUniversal Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

Ride with the Devil is a 1999 American revisionist Western film directed by Ang Lee, and starring Tobey Maguire, Skeet Ulrich, and Jeffrey Wright. Based on the 1987 novel, Woe to Live On, by Daniel Woodrell, the film , set during the American Civil War (1861–65), follows a group of men who join the First Missouri Irregulars, also known as the Bushwhackers—guerrilla units loyal to pro-Confederacy units of the state—and their attempt to disrupt and marginalize the political activities of Northern Jayhawkers allied with Union soldiers during the American Civil War (1861-65).


Tobey Maguire

Skeet Ulrich


Jeffrey Wright

Jonathan Rhys Mayer

James Caviezel

Thomas Guiry

Tom Wilkinson


Directed by Ang Lee

Produced by Ted Hope, Robert F. Colesberry, and James Schamus

Screenplay by James Schamus

Music by Mychael Danna

Cinematography by Frederick Elmes

Edited by Tim Squyres

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