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Desperado: The Outlaw Wars (1989)

Duell McCall visits his old girlfriend, Nora, and learns that she gave birth to his child. He wants to stay but he is still a wanted man. So, Sheriff Campbell suggests that if he brings in ... See full summary »

Director:

E.W. Swackhamer

Writers:

Elmore Leonard (creator), Andrew Mirisch (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex McArthur ... Duell McCall
Richard Farnsworth ... Sheriff Campbell, Bisby Arizona
James Remar ... John Sikes
Brad Dourif ... Camillus Fly
Tom Bower ... Billy Dobbs
Whip Hubley ... Charlie Cates
Brion James ... Roy Grimes
Debra Feuer ... Maggie, Sikes' Woman
Buck Taylor ... Wes Porter
Deon Richmond ... Thomas Jefferson III
Lise Cutter Lise Cutter ... Nora
Geoffrey Lewis ... Oliver Ostrow
Maria Richwine Maria Richwine
Kenneth Bridges Kenneth Bridges ... Moses Fortune, Bootmaker
Mike Casper Mike Casper ... Russell
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Duell McCall visits his old girlfriend, Nora, and learns that she gave birth to his child. He wants to stay but he is still a wanted man. So, Sheriff Campbell suggests that if he brings in this notorious criminal, who's been plaguing the territory, he might be able to get a pardon. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Western

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Desperado See more »

Filming Locations:

Mescal, Arizona, USA

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Universal Television See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Duell McCall: Are you still after the bounty on my head?
Charlie Cates: No, I gave up that line of work. It's too dangerous.
Duell McCall: Well, cheating at cards ain't a whole hell of a lot safer.
Charlie Cates: I wasn't cheating. Cards aren't my main occupation anyhow.
Duell McCall: What is?
Charlie Cates: Damn if I know.
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A Good Western With Excitement
24 January 2013 | by davidwileSee all my reviews

Hey folks,

The four Desperado films from the late 1980s really are pretty good oaters, and they are a lot more exciting than many of the ones I enjoyed as a youth. Alex McArthur's Duell McCall is exciting to watch as the good "bad guy," and Richard Farnsworth is also always a safe bet to create a credible character. McCall's love interest, Nora (played by Lise Cutter), is here once again and, as ever, is very easy on the eyes.

There have been very few reviews of the four films, and the forum boards for them have also had little written there. There are always negative comments made about any film, but these are pretty good westerns, and I would think more folks would be finding and reporting the same message.

Best wishes, Dave Wile


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