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High Noon (2000)




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One of Hollywood's most acclaimed Westerns gets a new interpretation in this made-for-TV remake of Fred Zinnemann's 1952 classic. Will Kane (Tom Skerritt), the marshal of the frontier town of Hadleyville, is stepping down to marry his sweetheart Amy (Susanna Thompson) and move on to a less demanding occupation. However, on the day of his wedding, Will gets bad news -- Frank Miller (Michael Madsen), an outlaw Will helped to put behind bars, has just been released from jail and will arrive in Hadleyville on the noon train to settle his score with the marshal. Will appeals for support from the local townspeople, most of whom have done little to help him in the past, and they unfortunately behave in much the same manner in his time of greatest need; Amy even turns her back on her fiancÚ rather than become a widow on the day of her marriage. In the end, Will finds that he alone must face Miller in a shootout in Hadleyville's main street. Also featuring Dennis Weaver, Maria Conchita Alonso, and Reed Diamond, this version of High Noon was produced for the TNT cable network, where it first aired on August 20, 2000.more
Rating: PG-13 (for some violence and a scene of sensuality)
Genre: Western, Drama, Television
Directed By:
Written By: Carl Foreman, T.S. Cook, T.S. Cook
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On DVD: Jun 19, 2001
PM Entertainment Group


Tom Skerritt
as Will Kane
Michael Madsen
as Frank Miller
Dennis Weaver
as Mart Howe
Matthew Walker
as Judge Metrick
Frank C. Turner
as Station Master
Shaun Johnston
as Joe Henderson
Terry W. King
as Henry Munchausen
Kate Newby
as Janet Munchhausen
David Lereaney
as Sam Beattie
Brian Stollery
as Hotel Clerk
Randy Birch
as Fellows
Joe Norman Shaw
as Dave Cleaver
Trevor Leigh
as Pete Cleaver
Jim Leyden
as Simpson
Andy Maton
as Minister
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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Apollo Guide

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Audience Reviews for High Noon

A stupid movie that just begs the question of why was it made. Starts off with a man getting married and than finds out that a man that he sent to prison is coming for him. Instead of being smart and leaving town he decides to stay much to the reluctance of his new wife who is determined not to become a widow on he wedding day and will leave him if he stays. Why he would insist upon staying is beyond me, in my opinion he should have left town along time ago. No shard of character development here just a reason to make a movie about nothing in particular. Leave town already!! The only reason why I even give this a star is because the ending gun fight was pretty good, but way too late to save this mess of a movie.

Hayden L.
Hayden Larsen

A 4 Star rating only because I'm NOT a die-hard fan of Westerns. This was, however, worth the watch. The remake was to me, better than the original.

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