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High Noon (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Western | TV Movie 20 August 2000
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.

Director:

Rod Hardy

Writers:

John W. Cunningham (magazine story "The Tin Star"), Carl Foreman | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Skerritt ... Will Kane
Susanna Thompson ... Amy Kane
Reed Diamond ... Harvey Pell
David LeReaney ... Sam Beattie
Maria Conchita Alonso ... Helen Ramirez
Dennis Weaver ... Mart Howe
August Schellenberg ... Antonio
Michael Madsen ... Frank Miller
Matthew Walker ... Judge Mettrick
Frank C. Turner ... Station Master
Shaun Johnston ... Joe Henderson
Terry King Terry King ... Henry Munchhausen (as Terry M. King)
Kate Newby Kate Newby ... Janet Munchhausen
Brian Stollery Brian Stollery ... Hotel Clerk
Noel Fisher ... Billy
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Storyline

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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gunman | deputy | train | killer | bride | See All (52) »

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Courage stands alone.

Genres:

Drama | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »
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Goofs

All the events in this film are supposed to have occurred in a period of one hour, from 11am until noon. But this would have been impossible in real life; there were simply too many things going for them to have taken place in just an hour. A two or three hour time span would have been more realistic. See more »

Quotes

Will Kane: [after killing one of Miller's men] You should have paid the man, Miller. For dying that hard.
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Version of Outland (1981) See more »

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pathetic and naive (effort)- Do not bother to see.
15 April 2006 | by emanuel42See all my reviews

There is nothing to Say for this film. This is a pathetic , not even appreciated effort to create a replica of an old story and a silver screen success of past giants such as actor G.C and director F.Z . Ther is not much to comment about the acting, either- this one is certainly lifeless. Had not the original 1953 version been made and this one was the first to be created with the same title and plot,no impact would even be made on movie goers (or TV observers in this case). It lacks in-depth struggle between the good and the bad, the personal dilemma's the 1953 contained and leaves absolutely no social message....waste of time, switch over to the next channel...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

20 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Vingança de um Pistoleiro See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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