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The Virginian (2000)

TV-14 | | Western | TV Movie 9 January 2000
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A cowboy finds himself betrayed by his best friend and must choose between bringing him to justice and alienating the pretty schoolteacher he is in love with.

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A cowboy finds himself betrayed by his best friend and must choose between bringing him to justice and alienating the pretty schoolteacher he is in love with.

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Times change. Heroes remain the same.

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A virginiai férfi  »

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The quote is actually "when you call me that, smile" from the book. See more »

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When the Virginian gets shot by the rustlers, and falls off of his horse, the position of his arm and head changes between camera angles. See more »

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Version of The Virginian (1929) See more »

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No Disappointment Here
13 January 2000 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

A pleasant surprise! I wasn't sure what to make of the idea of Bill Pullman filling the role made famous by Gary Cooper and Joel McCrea, so I approached this movie with some trepidation. But it was very enjoyable, and Pullman did a great job in the part. The dialogue was well-written and much more authentic to the time period than most western movies. The scenery was spectacular. And I was glad to see much of the original book's plot was intact, although there were a few changes made which were somewhat disappointing. But, altogether an engrossing and realistic movie. Pullman, as both actor and director, has managed to truly capture the essence and personality that, I believe, author Wister intended for his all-too-human hero.


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