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High Noon (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Western | TV Movie 20 August 2000
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On his last day in office, town marshal Will Kane gets married and plans to retire on a farm but news that paroled killer Frank Miller is coming to get revenge on Kane changes the marshal's retirement plans.

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A small town marshal becomes the target of revenge of an outlaw due to arrive at noon and gets the cold shoulder from the local residents. A contemporary remake of the 1952 Western, 'High Noon'.

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High Noon tells the story of a lawman named Will Kane (Skerritt) who has just married a young bride, Amy (Thompson), promising to leave his dangerous career and settle down for a quiet life. Just as they are about to leave, word comes that a vicious killer Kane had sent to prison years earlier, is coming to town on the noon train seeking vengeance. Kane attempts to rally the town to fight the gunman, but not even his former deputy Harvey (Diamond) is willing to help. Harvey's cowardice infuriates his girlfriend, Helen (Alonso), whose romantic past with both Kane and with the arriving gunman convinces her to pack up and leave town. As the dreaded noon hour approaches, Kane realizes he must stand alone against the coming storm. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »
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In the opening ride through town, the camera vehicle can be seen in the store windows as they film the reaction from residents. See more »

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Will Kane: [after killing one of Miller's men] You should have paid the man, Miller. For dying that hard.
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Not quite right
12 January 2002 | by (Varde, Denmark) – See all my reviews

Comparing this movie to its predecessor is unfair but unavoidable. What I so liked about the old version was how much Gary Cooper loathed violence and how he was left completely isolated to face a duel on his own. None of this showed in this new version and sort of left it without much purpose. That said, I really think Tom Skerrit did a great job acting what was left of Will Kane's character.

Casting Dennis Weaver for this movie was a brilliant idea, by the way.


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