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McLintock! (1963)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Western  |  13 November 1963 (USA)
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George Washington McLintock, "GW" to friends and foes alike, is a cattle baron and the richest man in the territory. He anxiously awaits the return of his daughter Becky who has been away ... See full summary »

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George Washington McLintock, "GW" to friends and foes alike, is a cattle baron and the richest man in the territory. He anxiously awaits the return of his daughter Becky who has been away at school for the last two years. He's also surprised to see that his wife Katherine has also returned. She had left him some years before without really explaining what he done but she does make the point of saying that she's returned to take their daughter back to the State Capitol with her. GW is highly respected by everyone around him including the farmers who are pouring into the territories with free grants of land and the Indians who are under threat of being relocated to another reservation. Between his wife, his headstrong daughter, the crooked land agent and the thieving government Indian agent, GW tries to keep the peace and do what is best for everyone. Written by garykmcd

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McLintock! He put his brand on the territory and every woman in it! McLintock! The brawl-for-fun who put a town on the map -- and hung his name on it! See more »


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When Batjac, John Wayne's production company, needed completion funds for The Alamo (1960), it borrowed the money from United Artists. The Batjac film library was used as collateral for the loan. Making "McClintock" profitably for U-A allowed Batjac to reclaim control of the films. See more »

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During the fight at the mudslide, when Agard is in the mining cart headed for the slide, the cable pulling the mining cart is clearly visible. See more »

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[Becky and Matt Douglas Jr. are watching a fight]
Becky McLintock: Such vulgarity. Somebody should do something.
Matt Douglas Jr: You're right... absolutely right.
[he adjusts his glasses and watches more closely and Becky does a double-take]
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Possibly the best film the Duke ever did
6 April 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

I laughed all the way through this one. It was a hilarious look at a man's relationship with his family, especially his headstrong wife. The fistfight at the mudslide was one of the funniest scenes ever filmed. Looked like everybody was having a ball. Great show.


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