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Showdown (1973)

 -  Western  -  8 June 1973 (Finland)
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Two men who have been friends since childhood find themselves on opposite ends of the law.

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Chuck Jarvis
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Billy Massey
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Kate Jarvis
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Art Williams
John McLiam ...
F.J. Wilson
Charles Baca ...
Martinez
Jackson D. Kane ...
Clem (as Jackson Kane)
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Perry Williams
John Gill ...
Earl Cole (as John Richard Gill)
Philip L. Mead ...
Jack Bonney
Rita Rogers ...
Girl
Victor Mohica ...
Big Eye (as Vic Mohica)
Raleigh Gardenhire ...
Joe Williams
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Pook
Dan Boydston ...
Rawls
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Two men who have been friends since childhood find themselves on opposite ends of the law.

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...when the running stops and the bullets begin See more »

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Western

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8 June 1973 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Duel dans la poussière  »

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ESP 41,612,287 (Spain)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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Billy's extra gun at the gunfight at the creek starts off as a single-action blue steel Colt Bisley, recognizable for the distinctive shape of its grip frame, and turns into a nickel-plated double action revolver when he crawls out to the log. See more »

Quotes

Billy Massey: I often wondered why you and me never hooked up, Kate.
Kate Jarvis: Hook up with the tail of a kite with no string on it? Unh-uh.
Billy Massey: It might have been a fun ride.
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A Pleasant Waste of 100 Minutes
10 April 2007 | by (The Man-Cave) – See all my reviews

The plot for Showdown is so ordinary that you might just find yourself asking why you picked this up in the video rental place. But there's enough star power on the first through third tiers that this 1973 oater can't be a complete waste of time.

I remember seeing the movie on NBC some thirty years or more ago. I'd never heard of it, it had interesting people, and how badly could it be butchered for television? It was only PG back then.

Showdown is one of those movies you should see just so you can say something like, "Hey, I saw this old western with Rock Hudson and Dean Martin, and it wasn't too bad." Of course, if your time is just too valuable, then skip it.

But it's a decent excuse to eat some popcorn.


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