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Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Western | Video 6 March 2012
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Story of a young Wyatt Earp before he became a lawman. When someone important to him is killed he sets out to find the one responsible. He is joined by some friends among whom are Bat Masterson and Doc Holliday.

Director:

Michael Feifer

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Jeffrey Schenck (story), Darren Benjamin Shepherd (screenplay) (as Darren B. Shepherd) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Val Kilmer ... Wyatt Earp - 1907
Shawn Roberts ... Wyatt Earp - 1878
Daniel Booko ... Spike Kenedy
Matt Dallas ... Bat Masterson
Steven Grayhm ... Sam Kenedy
Scott Whyte ... Charlie Bassett
Levi Fiehler ... Bill Tilghman
David O'Donnell ... Conrad - 1907
Diana DeGarmo ... Dora (as Diana Degarmo)
Trace Adkins ... Mifflin Kenedy
Caia Coley ... Mrs. Kenedy
Kaitlyn Black ... Susie
Wes Brown ... Ed
Mason Cook ... Conrad - 1878
Lyle Kanouse ... Judge Hinkle
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Story of a young Wyatt Earp before he became a lawman. When someone important to him is killed he sets out to find the one responsible. He is joined by some friends among whom are Bat Masterson and Doc Holliday.

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Drama | Western

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Rated PG-13 for western violence including some bloody images | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2012 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Stereo

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is actually the second time Val Kilmer plays in a movie about Wyatt Earp. The previous movie is Tombstone from 1993, in which Kilmer plays Doc Holliday. See more »

Goofs

As Wyatt Earp takes his girlfriend out to where he wants to have his farm 2 very modern looking picnic tables are in the background. See more »

Quotes

Wyatt Earp: You have to understand the War Between the States. The war formed us, made us who we are. After killing your own cousins, your own brothers, killing strangers meant nothin'. Lawless times followed those long dark years.
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Goodbye Yesterday
Written by Chantelle Barry and Scott Whyte
Performed by Scott Whyte
Copyright 2011 Rich Gypsy Music(ASCAP)
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Not great, but not terrible
10 March 2012 | by deadasjuliuscaesarSee all my reviews

Straight-to-video is justified, considering the low budget. However, as Earp movies go, this was more than watchable. A fairly well-structured narrative. But definitely more for those, like myself, who are fascinated with the subject matter.

Val Kilmer plays an aging Wyatt Earp giving an interview to a newspaper reporter about his involvement in the investigation of the murder of actress Dora Hand in Dodge City, which is a genuine historical event (though to what degree the real Earp's involvement actually was depends on which historian's account you may be reading). Kilmer's work is probably the most memorable element of this film, very moving, making Earp down-to-earth and realistic. The actor playing the reporter does a fine job as well (not sure who he is, but he bears a striking resemblance to Patrick Dempsey).

The actors playing the young Earp, Bat Masterson, Charlie Bassett, Spike Kenedy, etc. are also fine, though the script doesn't give them much to work with as far as deep character development. The actor playing Doc Holliday (in one scene only) is very memorable. His expressions ('daisy', etc.) may seem like they're borrowed from Kilmer's Doc from "Tombstone", but they're actually historically validated as being genuine southern expressions, and many books attribute them to Holliday. This might be the first on-screen Doc since Victor Mature NOT to have a mustache, though (for what that observation's worth).

My gripes are: a. The music score didn't seem to fit very well. That's very often a crutch with movies; the use of the music can often damage the 'mood' of a film which would be better served having no music at all. b. When Bat Masterson is introduced, he's involved in a fist-fight which employs some use of slow-motion which doesn't make any sense to me whatsoever. c. The film looks too 'neat'. A grittier, darker look would have infinitely improved the experience.

A nice thing about this film is the use of almost 'forgotten' lawmen, such as Charlie Bassett and Bill Tilghman, who have gotten very few portrayals in film.

Overall, not a complete waste of time. Again, more for those interested in Earp history. I appreciated the references to the "Buntline Special" revolver, the historicity of which has been debated for quite some time.


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