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Shoot Out (1971)

A former bank robber searches for his double crossing partner who left him for dead, while having to look after a 6 year old girl.

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Clay Lomax
Patricia Quinn ...
Juliana Farrell (as Pat Quinn)
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Bobby Jay Jones
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Alma
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Trooper
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Sam Foley
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Emma
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Decky Ortega
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Pepe
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Homer Page
Nicolas Beauvy ...
Dutch Farrell

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Clay Lomax, a bank robber, gets out of jail after an 8 year sentence. He is looking after Sam Foley, the man who betrayed him. Knowing that, Foley hires three men to pay attention of Clay's steps. The things get complicated when Lomax, waiting to receive some money from his ex-lover, gets only the notice of her death and an 8 year old girl, sometimes very annoying, presumed to be his daughter. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Three fast guns against one determined man! See more »

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$1,190,000 (estimated)
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Final film of Willis Bouchey. His baritone voice was dubbed by an actor with a much higher voice. See more »

Goofs

After Bobby Jay shoots Julianas grandmother's plates, he is holding his pistol in his right hand. Clay tells Bobby Jay that Pepe probably "cut out" on them. Bobby Jay is now holding his pistol in the left hand (no time to have shifted hands) and draws his second one with his now free right hand. See more »

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[first lines]
Bobby Jay: I'm Bobby Jay Jones.
Sam Foley: Shut the door and take off you hat.
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References True Grit (1969) See more »

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Much better than the comments would indicate
8 June 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I watched this as part of a cheap DVD set I bought at the supermarket for $6.99. It also included an Audie Murphy film, a Dale Robertson film and a Guy Madison film. All were westerns from the late 40's to early 70's. I really liked Shoot Out. I think that comparing it to True Grit because of some commonalities of cast/crew/producer and ( vaguely) theme is unfair. The relationship between John Wayne and Kim Darby was very different than the growing affection and dependence between Dawn Lyn's delightful Decky and Peck's tough but tender Clay. The way Peck and Lyn become father and daughter whether they actually were or not is touching. I like the way the little girl is very self-sufficient at one moment and kind of lost the next. And she seemed like a kid in many ways too; not a miniature adult. In addition, Robert F. Lyons was terrific as the psycho villain. He was cocky, stupid, pathetic, cruel, greedy and just mean. The ending where the tables are turned on him is brilliant and inventive and probably not what viewers expected. I also like Peck's final line after the final " shoot out" - " Fetch the law" Funny and brilliant.


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