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Gunfighter's Moon (1995)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Romance | 17 June 1995 (USA)
Henrickson plays Frank Morgan, a notorious and feared gunfighter that has lived his life on the run. His face and eyes reveal a man that has been very much hardened by that life. We quickly... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Yarnell
David McIlwraith ...
Jordan Yarnell
Kristen Yarnell (as Nikki DeLoach)
Spud Walker
James Victor ...
Juan Acosta
Walt Shannon
Matthew Walker ...
Doc Debney
Old Harry
Mayor Petersen
Reverend Clinton
Ken Camroux-Taylor ...
Judge Tomlin (as Ken Camroux)
Barney O'Sullivan ...
John Payne ...
Bartender Tom


Henrickson plays Frank Morgan, a notorious and feared gunfighter that has lived his life on the run. His face and eyes reveal a man that has been very much hardened by that life. We quickly learn, however, that there is still passion inside. Upon receiving a telegram from Linda, an old lover (played by Kay Lenz), requesting his presence, he abandons his woman, mounts his horse and rides to Linda without giving it a second thought. Upon arrival, he learns that Linda is now happily married to the owner of the local general store. The only vestige of her past that remains is a daughter, who Frank is surprised to learn is his. The daughter, of course, does not know about Frank. Linda, not wanting her to know that her father was a notorious gunfighter has given her a fictional father that died a hero's death at the First Battle of Bull Run. Frank quickly learns that Linda's reason for calling for him has nothing to do with romantic feelings. She wants him to protect her husband. It seems ... Written by Dave Gan <longbow@bigfoot.com>

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Calling Frank Morgan a Gunfighter is Like Calling The Desert Dry! See more »

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Rated PG-13 for gunfighting | See all certifications »





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17 June 1995 (USA)  »

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Rex Rossi ,who was cowboy star Bob Steele's uncredited stunt double back in the 1940's ,finally gets credited here as a stunt technical adviser in his last film. See more »


As Frank Morgan exits the cantina after shooting the Landon brothers, he steps out and tries to put the gun back in holster and he misses! And on the second try, he gets it. See more »


Jack Morris: Hey storekeeper!
Jordan Yarnell: I hear ya!
Jack Morris: I'm hungry!
Jordan Yarnell: You'll get fed.
Spud Walker: Like the rest of the hogs.
Jack Morris: You really think you fast huh kid? Hell I know guys who would blow you away before you could spit!
Spud Walker: You know what you remind me of Morris?
Jordan Yarnell: Leave it be Spud.
Spud Walker: A turd with lips.
Jack Morris: [looking at Kristen] Come over here hunny, I can show you where you could put your neckline.
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This is my all-time favorite movie!
4 February 2004 | by (Georgia, USA) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie on a cable movie channel about six years ago. I only caught the last half of the movie, but I loved it so much I searched the TV listings and would watch it every time it came on. I would set my alarm for 2 or 3 AM, whenever it was scheduled, Finally I was asked what I wanted as a Christmas gift. The only thing I could think of was Gunfighter's Moon! When I received it, I was thrilled. I have watched it so many times that I have lost count. It never gets boring or old. It is a classic. Lance Henriksen was incredible as he portrayed Frank Morgan. I found myself "caring" for Morgan as he went through a range of emotions and conflicts. The only thing I am disappointed with is there was no sequel - I wish Gunfighter's Moon 2 had been considered and released. Maybe it will be. This movie has it all - love, struggles, gunfights, hard men and Lance Henriksen with an incredible smile.

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