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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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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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23 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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 »

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[Cleaned up and dressed as a proper lady, Wendy starts to leave. The cruel bartender stops her]
Bartender: Hold it! Where're you going?
Wendy: I'm leaving.
Bartender: Oh really? Exactly where do you plan on going?
Wendy: Away from you!
Bartender: [gripping her by the arm] You ain't goin' no place.
Wendy: [mutters] How much?
Bartender: How much for what?
Wendy: How much for you to let me leave?
Bartender: [chucles] How much you got?
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Amateurish production
18 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Where do I start? The hero should have learned to ride a horse before filming a western. Red lipstick marks on a persons back really don't look like whip cuts. Hats of that period didn't have modern metal ventilation holes and the style of saddles used were not developed until the mid 1900s. After firing about eighteen rounds, our hero finally had to reload his six-shooter and there was zero "kick" when revolvers were fired. What bad guy takes the time to tie the picture perfect rope noose to hang the heroin? Who knew all the "whores" out west were so attractive? I could go on. All in all,a very amateurish production.


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