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Sweetwater (2013)

R  |   |  Thriller, Western  |  11 October 2013 (USA)
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In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory.

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Sheriff Jackson
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Prophet Josiah
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Miguel
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Hugh
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Daniel
Vic Browder ...
Martin
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Kingfisher
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Levi
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Jacob
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Barley
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In the late 1800's, a beautiful former prostitute (January Jones: "Mad Men") is trying to build an honest life with her husband in the rugged plains of New Mexico. When she catches the eye of a sadistic and powerful religious leader (Jason Isaacs: Harry Potter series), her life is violently turned upside down. She embarks on a bloody course of vengeance with the assistance of a renegade sheriff (Ed Harris: Pollock, The Hours, A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13) who has pretty violent tendencies of his own. Written by ARC Entertainment

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Revenge is Sweet.

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Thriller | Western

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11 October 2013 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Tucumcari was founded as a railroad town in 1901 as "Ragtown" and was re-named "Tucumcari" in 1908. The story is obviously not set in 1908. See more »

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[first lines]
Sheriff Jackson: Hoo-whee!
[echo]
Sheriff Jackson: Hoo-whee!
[echo]
Sheriff Jackson: Hoo-whee!
[echo]
Sheriff Jackson: Sir, you awaken our good man! Though the night is made for lovin', and the day, she comes too soon, yet we'll go no more a-rovin', boys,
[echoing]
Sheriff Jackson: by the light of the moon. Whoo-leee! Whoo-leee! Whoo-da-leee!
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Enjoyable western
27 February 2015 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

This movie might not be like the usual old school westerns but I surely enjoyed it. As an atheist I already hated the priest/prophet Josiah from the first minute I saw him. And him being a racist as well he was the perfect character to hate. Jason Isaacs puts down a good performance playing the villain prophet. Ed Harris as the lunatic sheriff Jackson is also great in his role. And so is January Jones as Sarah Ramírez, the former prostitute that goes on a killing spree as revenge. I thought the whole cast did a good job. The story was well written, started slowly but build up to a climax. Certainly one of the better westerns I have seen lately.


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