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More Dead Than Alive (1969)

Released from prison after 18 years, notorious gunslinger 'Killer' Cain is a peaceful reformed man but the Old West has died and he cannot adapt to the modern West where some unpaid moral debts and old troubles resurface.

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Cain
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Dan Ruffalo
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Monica Alton
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Billy Valence
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Karma
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Luke Santee
Clarke Gordon ...
Carson
Beverly Powers ...
Sheree
William Woodson ...
Warden
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Doctor
Eric Matthews ...
Wes Santee
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Brill
Frank Baxter ...
Banker
Andy Albin ...
Fletcher
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Bartender
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When the multiple murderer Cain is released from prison after 18 years, he wants to settle down as a rancher and never touch a gun again. But his former life haunts him; not only that nobody wants to give him a job, some villains also want to pay him back. So he has to accept the offer of showman Ruffalo to perform as "Killer Cain" in his traveling shooting show. However after 18 years without practice even Ruffalo's young assistant Billy shoots better than Cain. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Gunslinger Rebellion - WINNER KILL ALL! See more »

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Romance | Western

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Rated R for some western violence | See all certifications »

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15 January 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mais Morto que Vivo  »

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Vincent Price helped design the opening credits. See more »

Quotes

Billy Valence: You're not gonna shoot me, are you?
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Referenced in McCloud: Top of the World, Ma! (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

The Messenger
Lyrics by Irwin Levine
Music by Philip Springer
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Not your average western
25 May 2001 | by (Nashville, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

This is a western with great direction and a very good cast. It's not your run of the mill shoot'em up. I saw this movie many years ago and have not forgotten it. I have searched high and low for it, but, cannot find a copy anywhere. It's worth the watch!


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