Sheriffen i Dodge City är baserad på den berömda revolverstriden vid O.K. Corral mellan sheriffen Wyatt Earp, hans bröder, Doc Holliday på den ena sidan och Clantongänget på den andra. Med Burt Lancaster och Kirk Douglas i huvudrollerna. Även Rhonda Fleming, Dennis Hopper och Lee Van Cleef finns med i rollbesättningen. Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas star in this classic western directed by John Sturges. Accompanied by gunslinger Doc Holliday (Douglas), lawman Wyatt Earp (Lancaster) returns to Tombstone, Arizona to assist his brothers as they attempt to stop Ike Clanton (Lyle Bettger) and his gang of outlaws known as The Cowboys. With Ike looking to ship thousands of cattle in an illegal smuggling deal, Wyatt rides out to the Clanton farm to put a stop to the scheme. However, unwilling to accept Wyatt’s authority, the Clantons attempt to ambush him later that night, only to kill his younger brother James (Martin Milner) by mistake. Determined to put an end to the feud, the Earps and Holliday face off against Ike and his crew the next morning in a deadly battle outside the O.K. Corral.