The Gunfighter

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A retired gunslinger is forced to strap on his six-shooters once again by the vengeful brothers of a man he killed in self-defense.

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Critic Reviews for The Gunfighter

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Audience Reviews for The Gunfighter

  • Sep 05, 2019
    Gregory Peck is typically reliable, stoic and worn out as a gunfighter at the end of his run, clutching at the frayed remnants of his life, and just coming to the realization that it's already too late. Not bad.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer
  • Jan 07, 2010
    Good western. Gregory Peck plays notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo, who gets challenged by every wannabe at every turn. The Gunfighter has a similar story to High Noon, but without any gunfights and a tense finale, it's a lot less memorable. Overall well worth your consideration if your a fan of Peck or this genre.
    Jonny C Super Reviewer
  • Jun 01, 2008
    probably one of henry kings better films starring gregory peck in an unusual formula western. while a general attempt at showing the downside of being a household name when it comes to gunfighting in the old wild west you also get a few very emotional aspects thrown in. you see jimmy ringo as a family man, a friend and most importantly a forgiving man who just can't get away from the trouble he started in his youth
    Sanity Assassin ! Super Reviewer
  • Dec 13, 2006
    Terrific western drama of the deadiest shot in the Old West who returns to his old hometown and resumes his family together.
    Dean M Super Reviewer

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