Arizona Raiders (1965)

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When Quantrill's gang is almost destroyed two of the captured members agree to join the Arizona Rangers to help finish the job.



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Complete credited cast:
Ben Cooper ...
Willie Martin
Capt. Andrews
Gloria Talbott ...
Ray Stricklyn ...
Danny Bonner
George Keymas ...
Fred Krone ...
Matt Edwards
Willard W. Willingham ...
Eddie (as Willard Willingham)
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ...
Tex (as Red Morgan)
Fred Graham ...


Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words of the loose-lipped saloon dancer. The goons are found hiding in an Indian mission. Murphy and Cooper pretend to want to rejoin the gang, but the bad guys catch on and brutally beat Cooper, who protects Murphy's true sentiments to the death. Written by Rita Richardson

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Audie Murphy as a new kind of action-man... Raider-turned-Ranger!




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1 August 1965 (USA)  »

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Goldtransport durch Arizona  »

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$400,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Audie Murphy's salary for this film was $45,000. See more »


William Quantrill was killed in June of 1865, age 27. The actor who played him was in his late fifties at the time of production. See more »


Willie Martin: Well, nobody cares much when you're on the losing side.
Capt. Tom Andrews: I respect a good soldier no matter what the color of his uniform.
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Remake of The Texas Rangers (1951) See more »

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Terrific cinematography
12 November 2005 | by (Phoenix, AZ) – See all my reviews

I saw this recently on cable and, admittedly, I'm a bit biased due to the fact that I have lived in Arizona for 33 years. Looks to me that special attention was paid to the scenery in this film and it's a terrific shoot-em-up. I also applaud the defensive use of cactus in this film, quite painful as I've experienced in person :)

Lots of great action and like a previous poster said, the Indians are on the side of the "good guys" this time out and are not the enemies. Looks like it was a great time while filming!

They've been showing it on cable recently and it's worth your time if you happen to stumble upon it.

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