Open Range (film) In 1882, Charley Waite, Boss Spearman, and Mose Harrison are all men trying to escape their pasts by driving cattle on the open range. They try to avoid violence, but one frontier town that is ruled through fear and tyranny changes their lives and forces them into action. Amidst this turmoil, Charley meets the spirited Sue Barlow, who embraces both his heart and his soul. A Touchstone Picture, in association with Cobalt Media Group. Directed by Kevin Costner. Released on August 15, 2003. Stars Robert Duvall (Boss Spearman), Kevin Costner (Charley Waite), Annette Bening (Sue Barlow), Michael Gambon (Denton Baxter), Michael Jeter (Percy), Diego Luna (Button), James Russo (Sheriff Poole), Abraham Benrubi (Mose Harrison). 138 min. Based on the novel, The Open Range Men, by Lauran Paine. Filmed in CinemaScope on location at the Stoney Indian Reservation and other locations in Alberta, Canada. Released on video in 2004.