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Desperado (1987)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Western  |  27 April 1987 (USA)
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Ballard, Company Police Chief
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Bede
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Malloy, Nora's Dad
Stephen Davies ...
Calvin, Ballard's Henchman
Lise Cutter ...
Nora Malloy
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Sally a Hooker
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Sheriff John Whaley
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Mona Lisa
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Marshal Dancey
Richard Marcus ...
Emmett, Deputy / Jailer
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Grady, Livery Stable
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Mercenary #5
Linda Almond ...
Hooker
William Paul Brown ...
Mule Skinner #1 (as William P. Brown)
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A Saga de um Fugitivo  »

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Duell McCall: You're not the law. There is no law! You're just another man with a gun... only you're paid by a better class of people.
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Followed by Desperado: Badlands Justice (1989) See more »

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Desperado
by Don Henley and Glenn Frey
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Too Many Stars For All To Shine Brightly
24 January 2013 | by (Mechanicsburg, PA) – See all my reviews

Hey folks,

This is the first of four Desperado films from the late 1980s, and the series of four are really pretty good oaters for those of us who like the western flicks. While they may not be on the level of Lonesome Dove and Open Range, they are a lot more exciting than many of the oaters I used to enjoy as a youth.

Alex McArthur's Duell McCall is exciting to watch as the good "bad guy," and Lise Cutter as his love interest, Nora, is very credible as well as being most easy on the eyes. Nora is also a good shooter and does not leave it all to the guys. In this first of the series, there are a host of well known supporting actors in the cast including: Donald Moffat, Pernell Roberts, Yaphet Kotto, Dirk Blocker, Robert Vaughn, and even Gladys Knight.

My only complaint is this show probably had too many stars for them all to shine as brightly as one might have wished. In spite of that, the Desperado series is a fun one, and all four shows are fun to re-watch every few years.

Best wishes, Dave Wile


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