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Gunpoint (1966)

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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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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 <>

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




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Release Date:

18 March 1966 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Der Colt ist das Gesetz  »

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$500,000 (estimated)

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(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Film debut of Robert Pine. See more »


When the men on horses bring down a water tower, it hits the ground, spitting out water from the top, indicating it was full. When the train hits it seconds later, it breaks apart, but is completely empty. See more »


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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Mediocre Oater
23 August 2010 | by (Fort Wayne/Las Vegas) – See all my reviews

This movie might have been serviceable entertainment had it been released in the early 1950's. However, by the time that this came out in the mid-1960's, the Spaghetti Western was taking hold and the Revisionist Western making is debut.

The overly dramatic acting and score...the anachronistic clothing (Murphy's shirt has buttons along it's entire front as does his female costar's) and general "cleanliness" of the outdoors have been largely removed from Westerns by this point Basically, this movie came out 10-12 years too late.

If you are an Audie Murphy fan, then you'll get what you are expecting.If you are not,I'd suggest that you pass on this one.

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