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The Shooter (I) (1997)

R  |   |  Western  |  23 October 1997 (USA)
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The story is of a small town in the early west and of a 'shooter' of reputation that drifts into it and stands up to the controlling family that runs it. But far from a John Wayne, this ... See full summary »

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Michael Atherton
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Kyle Tapert
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Wendy
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Jacob Finch / Narrator
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Eric Lawson ...
Paul
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Mayor Pete Sayers
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Sheriff
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Duncan
Libby George ...
Gina
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Deputy Casey (as Matt Anderson)
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Ed
Bill Langlois Monroe ...
Vince Krants (as William L. Monroe)
Ryan Latshaw ...
Darien
Marc Vahanian ...
Tyler
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The story is of a small town in the early west and of a 'shooter' of reputation that drifts into it and stands up to the controlling family that runs it. But far from a John Wayne, this hero is caught and brutally beaten and left to die, only to be saved by a prostitute that has also suffered under the hand of this group of desperados. The only one possible to stand up to the shooter is another solitary man who joins with the notorious family although he is deputized as the town's sherif. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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Western

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Rated R for violence and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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Deadly Shooter  »

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Eric Lawson suffered injuries on the set after an accident, which cut his career and reduced him to minor parts in small projects. See more »

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After Atherton recovers and shoots up the guys in the barn, the surviving deputy runs and tells Kyle about it. The sole of Kyle's boots are obviously rubber, with a modern tread pattern. See more »

Quotes

Duncan: I can't believe it. Krants is dead!
Kyle: Don't get your hopes up too soon!
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Modern Spaghetti Western Clone
30 November 2001 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I'm surprised about the many female voters who even give this film better marks. My thought about this film was that the target audience is adult and male. Whipped and tortured women, merciless revenge and a high body count are typical ingredients, introduced into film history by the spaghetti subgenre. The opening and the hand-smashing are DJANGO rip-offs. THE SHOOTER however lacks the style of e.g. DJANGO. Score, acting and cinematography are mediocre at best but if you look for the above mentioned ingredients you are in the right place here. And the actors don't have an Italian accent.

4 / 10.


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