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Rooster Cogburn (1975)

PG  |   |  Western  |  November 1975 (USA)
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Marshal Rooster Cogburn unwillingly teams up with Eula Goodnight to track down the killers of her father.

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(suggested by the character "Rooster Cogburn" from the novel "True Grit"), (as Martin Julien)
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Storyline

A small village in the Indian Nation that is run by a Minister Goodnight and his daughter Eula is overrun by a band of drunken thugs. They kill and rape the people of the village. Miss Goodnight then teams up with the ruthless Marshal Rooster J. Cogburn who goes after them and bring them to justice. Written by Christopher D. Ryan <cryan@direct.ca>

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The man of "True Grit" is back and look who's got him!

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Western

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Release Date:

November 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rooster Cogburn (... and the Lady)  »

Box Office

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$8,022,000 (USA)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Several actors were suggested to play Rooster Cogburn, as there was concern that John Wayne was too ill to reprise the role. See more »

Goofs

When Hawk shoots the Rev. Goodnight at close range, his revolver is pointed to the left of Rev. Goodnight's head and the black powder muzzle blast can be seen as it goes by him, proving the gun was not aimed at him. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rooster Cogburn: It's the law, Pecos! We want you for the robbery of the Katy Flyer, murder of the engineer. Now git your hands on top your heads...
[gunshots]
Rooster Cogburn: You bastard! You - bastard!
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User Reviews

 
Wayne and Hepburn sparkle
7 July 2003 | by (Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

Not the best John Wayne movie, but a damn good one. He and Hepburn make it move along, and you can see the genuine chemistry between their characters. As the movie progresses, you can feel him come to understand and respect her, and you can feel her becoming more fond of him, regardless of his faults. He finally admitting that being with her "pleases" him, and her final speech to him says it all. An enjoyable film all around.


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