In 1881, cattle baron John Chisum pays a bounty to Patrick Floyd Garrett to kill outlaw Billy the Kid.

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Billy "The Kid" and his gang are wanted by the law, and when "Doc" Scurlock and Chavez are captured, Billy has to save them. They escape and set south for Mexico. "Let's hire a thief to catch one", John S. Chisum said, so he paid Pat Garrett, one of Billy's former partners, $1000 for the killing of William H. Bonney aka Billy "The Kid". Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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1 August 1990 (USA)  »

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The first time Emilio Estevez appeared in a sequel to one of his films. The only other times Estevez has done so as of 2009 are with Stakeout (1987) and the The Mighty Ducks (1992). See more »

Goofs

The Royal Albert tea cup that John Poe uses was not manufactured in that pattern (Old Country Roses), until 1962. See more »

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John Simpson Chisum: Bonney you are a fool! You call yourself the scourge of New Mexico but by God, I *am* New Mexico, and you are *dead*.
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You Really Got Me Now
Written by Jon Bon Jovi
Performed by Jon Bon Jovi and Little Richard
(c) 1990 Bon Jovi Publishing / PRI Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of PolyGram Records, Inc.
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Even better than the original...
29 April 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This one is even better than the original. This one shows what happened to the gang after the first movie, and it tells how they finally ended up. Not as funny as the first one, it is nevertheless a good movie for other reasons. This movie does an even better job than the first one of portraying outlaws as young heroes, and I dare anyone to see it through to the end with dry eyes.


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