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The Shooter (I) (1997)

 -  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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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)
Peter Sherayko ...
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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23 October 1997 (USA)  »

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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

Jerry Krants: Sounds like you're a brave war hero!
Michael Atherton: It could be possible.
Jerry Krants: It was time that we met.
Jerry Krants: Dead gunfighters need no guns!
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Fred Olen Ray's best film yet.
28 September 1999 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Action, horror, sci-fi, exploitation director Fred Olen Ray shows he has some talent as a director. Character actor William Smith is one of the best tough/bad guys in the industry. He treats the viewer with the best acting performance of his career. As for Randy Travis he gives his best Lee Van Cleef impression. He's not bad in the film. Smith and Travis make the movie. As for the rest of the cast none of them really stand out. Ray did a great job directing this flick, Smith and Travis were good, I'd give this B western on a scale of one to ten(ten being the best) a seven.


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