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McLintock! (1963)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance, Western | 13 November 1963 (USA)
Wealthy rancher G.W. McLintock uses his power and influence in the territory to keep the peace between farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians and corrupt government officials.

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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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He likes his whiskey hard... His women soft... And his west all to himself! See more »


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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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According to producer/son Michael Wayne, in the scene where JW (John Wayne) jumps from a hay loft to a pile of hay in a sitting position, Wayne thought it looked like fun and insisted on doing it himself, instead of a stuntman. Although studios frown on a valuable star doing a potentially dangerous stunt, Wayne eventually was allowed to do it, but it was also shot with a stuntman, just in case. See more »

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SPOILER. When McLintock shoots Devlin Warren, we see a close up of Devlin as he raises his hands and backs away. We can see that his right hand is clearly empty in this shot, but in the next shot he's holding his hat in his right hand as he falls. See more »

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George Washington McLintock: I came close to killing you a couple of times when I was younger. I'm sad I didn't.
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Version of Bristlelip (1982) See more »

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When We Dance
Words & Music by 'By' Dunham
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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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