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The Bounty Killer (1965)

Approved | | Western | 31 July 1965 (USA)
A tenderfoot becomes a bounty hunter in the hopes of making a better future for himself and his new love.


(as Spencer G. Bennet)


(as R. Alexander),


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Clayman
Sheriff Green
Sam - Bartender
Hank Willis
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ...
Big Jim Seddon (as Red Morgan)
Red - Henchman
Marshal Davis (as Daniel M. White)


Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Wanted... dead or alive.




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Release Date:

31 July 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chasseur de primes  »

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$194,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Carole: He's sick.
Ridgeway: I know. I've seen this sickness before. It's an old familiar road. Hurt, revenge, hate... all gets twisted in the mind. First thing you know, the mind gets twisted like a hard, hard knot. If there isn't anybody to get it out, it just explodes.
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The versatile Mr. Dureya
31 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

What absolute nonsense that a previous reviewer states that Mr. Dureya cannot carry off nice in this film. The guy was acting for over 30 years and was a brilliant, versatile actor. Sure , he could play villains to perfection and because of this was well known and cast in these parts. But during his 30 years of film acting he frequently was cast as a good guy and he played these roles well.The Bounty Killer does ask too much in his age, sure, the part was written for a younger guy but as Dureya is so exceptionally good as the naive easterner it still works well.It's a wonderful film, it's low budget but it's a fine well acted and well written western.

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