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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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William Phillips
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Gross ... The Montana Kid
Sienna Guillory ... Jane Taylor
Dustin Milligan ... Corporal Jonathan Kent
Tyler Mane ... Jack
Callum Keith Rennie ... Ben Cutter
Graham Greene ... N'Kwala
Jay Brazeau ... Dr. Angus Schiffron
Michael Eklund ... Larry
Alex Zahara ... Jon
Jody Racicot ... Paul
Shawn Campbell Shawn Campbell ... Carl
Paul Coeur Paul Coeur ... Claude
Melody B. Choi ... Adell (as Melody Choi)
Tseng Chang ... Mr. Kwon
Laura Bertram ... Miss Alice
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Storyline

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 (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Fastest draw in the North... kinda.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2010 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Django Gunless See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD 10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

CAD 258,865 (Canada), 2 May 2010
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Montana Kid mocks the RCMP numerous times throughout the film. This is ironic, considering Paul Gross (who plays the Montana Kid) was famous for playing Benton Fraser, the RCMP officer on Due South (1994). See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[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 »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Company Dance Sequence
Music: Traditional
Arranger, Engineer, and Bass: Jim McGrath
Mandolin: David Baxter
Accordian, and Violin: Drew Jurecka (as Drew Jureka)
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Gunless - and clueless. a low-budget flick that rocks!
1 September 2010 | by torrentstormSee all my reviews

I had not seen Paul Gross since Passchendaele, and Sienna Guillory since The Time Machine. This was a pleasure to see them work together in a movie made for the enjoyment of everyone.

There is little else I can add to the above reviews, all of them quite accurate, except, I would not call this movie a forgettable waste of time. Comedy it is, yes, more tongue-in-cheek, but I know I wore a smile throughout the viewing because of the light-hearted-attempting-to be-serious story. On more than one occasion I could not resist laughing at the irresistible parodies. Some clichés were a bit silly, but not irritating.

Not so for The Montana Kid. A hardened gunfighter used to killing and death, is not easily swayed by pretty smiles and kind words, nor clueless people (hence the word clueless in my title). What can a hardened killer want with a small town full of innocent, warm people, living what appears to be in a dream world, who had never seen a gunfight, let alone a hardened killer (or was he)?

Lots of pleasant moments in this movie, one I'll want to watch again in time. But, that is not the best of it. The best part lies in this question: Can a town free of guilt and murderous hatred help a seasoned gunman to change his ways and thinking, helping him to find forgiveness and peace, without being bossy, or preachy, or pushy in any way? Moreover, can a wanted man, with a bounty on his head, learn the spirit of self-sacrifice and redemption, to protect those he has come to love and appreciate? That final scene, when both Montana and his lady love Jane were facing the bounty hunter was touching, showed the true nature of my previous statement, especially because of how they both played this out.

A really nice movie, friends! Worth every moment! Take your kids too! The fact that there isn't any real sex, violence is low-key, no foul language, does not make it a worthless movie. Nor is it a stupid comedy.

I never thought I'd see a low budget flick this good! Give it a go, friends!


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