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Gunless (2010)

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

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:

Gunless See more »

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Budget:

CAD10,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film is dedicated to "Hemshaw and Jasway who galloped valiantly in the service of the film". The horses Hemshaw and Jasway were killed by a freak lightening strike some weeks after filming was complete. See more »

Goofs

The mountain kid's (Paul Gross) hat brim changes shape throughout the movie, sometimes within the same scene. 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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Wow - Refreshing
28 August 2010 | by ihometech-1See all my reviews

Refreshing original look at a tongue in cheek Western...a tale of the Montana Kid up against Canadina sensibilities.

Has the look and feel of an old fashion western and is wonderfully played by the leads.

Not meant to be a story of particular depth, if you look for what isn't there then you never got it to begin with. Having said that there are scenes which do have depth, and a great feel of honor and, at times, nobility.

I enjoyed this movie for a lot of reasons...not least of which are the performances of Paul Gross and Sienna Guillory.

Excellent Canadian gem!


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