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Nevada Smith (1966)

Not Rated | | Western | 1966 (UK)
A naive half-Indian, half-white teenager evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents' murderers.

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Cast

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Tom Fitch
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Bill Bowdre
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Father Zaccardi
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Neesa
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Warden
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Jesse Coe
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Sheriff Bonnell
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Sam Sand
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Mrs. Elvira McCanles
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Uncle Ben McCanles
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Buck Mason
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Storyline

Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father and mother are killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot, to shoot on time, and to shoot straight. Everything that Nevada does goes to killing those three men. He learns to read and write just to learn their location. He pays people to tell him where they're at. He even goes to prison to kill one of them. While the movie is a Western and has plenty of action, it also takes a deep look into vengeance and how one can change after a haunting incident. Written by Chase Ard <Bullitt357@aol.com>

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He Loved... Hated... Killed. See more »

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Western

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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1966 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Невада Смит  »

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(Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Finnish visa # 74445 delivered on 23-8-1966. See more »

Goofs

When the cowboys are herding cattle at the ranch/rail yard, there are several modern box cars in the background. They are of steel construction with modern US Department of Transportation identification codes that did not exist during the era depicted by this film. See more »

Quotes

Pilar: Just treat me nice, Max. That's all I want.
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Connections

Referenced in Steve McQueen: The King of Cool (1998) See more »

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Careless Love
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Written by Tradidional
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Excellent Western:
23 November 2001 | by (Lake Butler, Florida) – See all my reviews

What makes this movie so much better than most westerns is the cast. Every speaking part is handled by a true professional and although the story line has been much used over the years, everyone should view this movie to enjoy one great performance after another. Steve McQueen, Brian Keith, Karl Malden, Arthur Kennedy, Susan Pleshette, John Doucette, you just don't get a finer cast than that. This is a must see for all serious film buffs. I rated this an 8.


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