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Crossfire Trail (2001)

Not Rated | | Action, Western | TV Movie 21 January 2001
Rafe Covington promises a dying friend that he'll watch over the man's wife and ranch after he's gone. When Rafe gets to his friend's ranch, he finds that Barkow, the local power in town, ... See full summary »

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Rafe Covington promises a dying friend that he'll watch over the man's wife and ranch after he's gone. When Rafe gets to his friend's ranch, he finds that Barkow, the local power in town, wants not only the ranch but the woman, too, and hires a gang of gunfighters to make sure he gets both. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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A hero is measured by the enemies he makes.

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Action | Western

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21 January 2001 (USA)  »

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Louis L'Amour's 'Crossfire Trail'  »

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Trivia

The actor playing the ships Captain in the beginning did all of his own stunts in the fight with Tom Selleck was Mark Acheson. See more »

Goofs

When Rafe shoots Taggart, he jacks another shell into the chamber and then shoots the other guy on the roof, but no empty shell is ejected from the chamber. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Charles Rodney: [laying in bunk] Rafe. Rafe. You'll do it Rafe? You gave me your word.
Rafe Covington: I'll do it.
Charles Rodney: I ain't afraid of dying. What's that you told me?
Rafe Covington: 'Tis a poor thing to fear the inevitable.
Charles Rodney: Ah, right. Who said it?
Rafe Covington: Someone who wasn't dying.
Charles Rodney: That's good advice, but hard to follow.
[expires]
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Soundtracks

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C# minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (Moonlight)
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Written by Ludwig van Beethoven (uncredited)
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Summarises all that is good in a Western.
11 March 2003 | by (Lincs.,England) – See all my reviews

As an enthusiastic 'Western watcher' for over sixty years, I think that this one stands comparison with some of the great ones. Good acting by a strong cast, attention to detail and authenticity and the superb photography (ably enhanced by the scenery !!) make this a 'must-see '

Yes, the story isn't exactly original, but so what ? Tom Selleck fits the scene like a character from a Remington painting and what superbly crafted gems of villainy are portrayed without resort to excessive brutality or foul language. This how they should be made.


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