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Desperado (1987)

PG-13 | | Western | TV Movie 27 April 1987
Cowboy Duell McCall wants to quickly deliver a herd of cattle to town, get paid and move on but romance with local girl Nora gets him involved in a feud between the town boss and Nora's dad.

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Malloy, Nora's Dad
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Mule Skinner #1 (as William P. Brown)
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Duell McCall is a drifter turned cowboy. His latest job is delivering a herd of cattle to a Western town. Duell intends to get paid by the cattle company and move on. Once in town, Duell runs into an old friend, Sally, who works as a prostitute at Madam Mona Lisa's cat-house. He promises to see her after he gets paid. The cattle company and many other company-owned local businesses are policed by company man Ballard, right-hand man Bede and their gang of thugs. With the weak local sheriff, John Whaley, in company's pocket, the law in town is more or less enforced by company man Ballard. After he gets paid, Duell McCall has a first run-in with company man Bede, in the saloon, during a crooked card game. Town boss, Ballard, intervenes and offers Duell an enforcer job on his team but Duell refuses. Later-on, Duell meets local farmer Malloy and his pretty daughter Nora. They are involved in a feud with the company, because they refuse to sell their land to the company. Duell and Nora fall... Written by nufs68

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27 April 1987 (USA)  »

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A Saga de um Fugitivo  »

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Sally a Hooker: The kind of men that come to a place like this, they don't come here with a lot of tender feelings. In fact, me and the other girls are about the only human beings in their lives that they can get even with for all their misery. They give us their misery every night.
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Desperado
by Don Henley and Glenn Frey
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maybe somebody corrects sometimes the entry to DESPERADO
6 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

Episode 1 - desperado - broadcasting 7-10-1993 - RTL 2 episode 2 - Desperado returns - 90 M. - broadcasting 14-10-1993 - RTL 2 episode 3 - Decision in Devil's Ridge - 90 M. - broadcasting 21-10-1993 RTL 2 episode 4 - War of the lawless - 90 M. - broadcasting 28-10-1993 - RTL 2 episode 5 - Country without law - 90 M. - broadcasting 4-11-1993 - RTL 2 - I has that Series at that time from the TV helped to pull and am glad about that there till this day still no complete republication on DVD gives! The Default here to write ten sentences find I silly if one just some Supplements wants to make or a tip like this here put down wants. I cannot handle with the system in in English and the entry change.


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