Gunless (2010)

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A hardened American gunslinger is repeatedly thwarted in his attempts to mount a showdown in a friendly town in Canada where no one seems to understand or appreciate the brutal code of the American Wild West.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
The Montana Kid
Jane Taylor
Corporal Jonathan Kent
Ben Cutter
Dr. Angus Schiffron
Shawn Campbell ...
Paul Coeur ...
Adell (as Melody Choi)
Mr. Kwon
Miss Alice


A quiet and peaceful community in the Dominion of Canada is shaken up by the arrival of a wounded and stinky gun-toting American cowboy, simply known as The Montana Kid, wanted for the alleged killing of seven men. A subsequent clarification reveals that his real name is Sean Rafferty, and he admits to killing, not seven, but eleven men. Things only get worse after Sean gets in the bad books of the local militia, and with armed bounty hunters hot on his trail, challenges the local unarmed blacksmith, Jack Smith, to a duel - wild west style! Written by rAjOo (

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Release Date:

30 April 2010 (Canada)  »

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CAD 10,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film is dedicated to "Hemshaw and Jasway who galloped valiantly in the service of the film". The horses Hemshaw and Jasway were killed by a freak lightening strike some weeks after filming was complete. See more »


During the shoot out scene, stacked firewood can be seen in the background that has been sawn into pieces rather than chopped. Saws were used only for cutting dimensioned wood. See more »


[first lines]
The Montana Kid: [hanging upside down from his horse] Do you, uh, speaky English?
Adell Kwon: [hands on hips] Do you?
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Crazy Credits

A selection of outtakes with Gross, Guillory and other cast members is featured during the closing credits. See more »


References Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) See more »


Townspeople Theme
Written by Jim Cuddy
Guitar, Piano: Jim Cuddy
Guitar, Dobro, Vocals: Colin Cripps
Banjo: Chris Coole
Engineer: Chris Sheenan-Dyck (as Chris Shreenan-Dyck)
Violin: Anne Lindsay
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Very Enjoyable (Rare) Current Western!
25 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With the dearth of any, let alone decent westerns nowadays, this movie was a breath of fresh air. In the vein of the classic Briscoe County, it was a treat to watch. Acting was as well done if not better than the junk Hollywood offers. (Yes, Lower Case!) Obviously I enjoy westerns, and most of the recent movies guised as westerns have not made the grade. I will certainly watch this one again as well as recommend it. Oops, I see I need to write more... I guess simple and succinct doesn't rate. So, sorry, here are a few more lines. Nice to see it was based in Canada - clean skies and a lot of green... duh, am I done yet??? Let's see.

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