Continuity mistake: Late in the movie, Billy is captured and jailed in an upstairs room with Bell to guard him. A knock sounds at the door and Bill raises his rifle (cocked) and points it at the door. The door is opened revealing a lady. Bell, still aiming the rifle (now suddenly uncocked), quickly lowers it.
Billy (Emilio Estevez) is shot by Pat Garrett (William Petersen) in Mexico but then the next day he realizes his horse is missing... so did Billy really die? Arkansas Dave Rudabaugh (Christian Slater) is killed in Mexico. Pat Garrett's book about Billy the Kid is a failure and he dies in 1908. In 1950, Brushy Bill Roberts asks for a pardon from the governor of New Mexico but Roberts is discredited. A few months later, Roberts dies. To this day, it's unknown if Roberts really was Billy the Kid...
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