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Gunpoint (1966)

A young, determined sheriff and his posse chase a gang of murderous train robbers, and a kidnapped woman into New Mexico.

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Chad Lucas
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Uvalde
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Nate Harlan
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Bull
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Cap
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Mark Emerson
Nick Dennis ...
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Ode
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Ab
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Drago Leon
William Bramley ...
Hoag
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Mitchell
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Mayor Osborne
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Tom Emerson
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Zack
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A Colorado sheriff pursues a ruthless gang of train robbers into New Mexico, where he has no official jurisdiction. Accompanying him is a motley posse, including a sharp-shooting gambler whose fiancee the gang has kidnapped. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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The story of a town with a gun in its back !

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22 September 1966 (UK)  »

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Der Colt ist das Gesetz  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Film debut of Robert Pine. See more »

Goofs

Despite the 1870s setting of the film, all of the major characters are dressed in clothing that either reflects later fashion styles, or which was clearly sewn on modern sewing machines (circa mid-1960s) See more »

Quotes

Ode: We'll be taking Bull up to the wild horse country. He'd want to be planted where he could hear the sound of them mustang feet just a drummin' on his grave.
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Referenced in Delirio - Mia alli apopsi tis vias (1983) See more »

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25 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Audie Murphy's western films of the 1950's were entertaining, action-filled and capitalized on his likable, resolute personality. The budgets for those '50's films were higher than his subsequent films in the 1960's. This average film has that weakness, but is still entertaining when viewed in that context.

This film's mediocre budget and production values disappoint, while still showcasing those aspects of Audie Murphy's talent that always appealed to his many fans. I especially liked the casting in this one, with western favorites Royal Dano and the crusty old Edgar Buchanan.

For fans of Murphy, this one is a must see...... for others, watch it in context and you will be surprised. Worth a closer look .........


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