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Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.

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Poker Player (as Art La Fleur)
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Storyline

Maverick is recreated from the character James Garner created in the 1950s TV program. Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and recover a little loot for the reward, all with a light hearted air. He joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvelous, though fake, southern accent as the two both try and enter the game. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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poker | gambler | tournament | debt | con | See All (171) »

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In their hands, a deck of cards was the only thing more dangerous than a gun. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild sensuality, language and some western action | See all certifications »

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20 May 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Maverick - Den Colt am Gürtel, ein As im Ärmel  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£832,434 (UK) (15 July 1994)

Gross:

$101,631,272 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The large rock formation in the distance behind Maverick when he is playing the "sick injun" hunted by the Russian archduke, is Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, California. It's partially visible first when Maverick is attempting to ride the bicycle and again later when Maverick leaves the Native American village. See more »

Goofs

On the balcony at the hotel, as Annabelle is trying to escape after stealing Maverick's wallet, he removes his suspenders, but in the next shot, they are back over his shoulders again. See more »

Quotes

Annabelle: How'd you know I was bluffing? I didn't do any of my tells. I didn't shuffle my cards, I didn't pull my hair, I didn't even flick my teeth.
Maverick: You held your breath. If you'd been excited, you would have started breathing harder.
Annabelle: I did not.
[Looks at the Commodore]
Annabelle: Did I?
[Commodore nods]
Annabelle: [Annabelle looks at Angel] Did I?
[Angel nods]
Annabelle: [Annabelle looks at the dealer] Did I?
[the dealer nods]
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References Stagecoach (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Renegades, Rebels, and Rogues
Written by Paul Nelson, Larry Boone and Earl Clark
Performed by Tracy Lawrence
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Really Entertainment
2 August 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I Recently saw this film for the second time and the film is really amusing.

Mel Gibson plays his roll terrific and the film has a great number of unexpected developments.

The film is really enjoyable and i think the nomination for the Oscar is justified.

I think that the majority of people agree with me on this and that this film has become a classic over the years.

The story is surprising and unexpected developments,the action and humor make it that this film has become such a great popularity.


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