Man or Gun (1958)

Man or Gun (1958)

  • 6.0
  • 79 mins
  • Western


A gun-slinging drifter, armed with a legendary pistol, saves a town from the greedy clutches of an evil family. But what makes him so fast? Is it the man or the gun?

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Short Review

Probably one of the most original ideas for a b-western I have ever come across. Despite having all the other trappings of a b-movie, [the female saloon keeper romantic lead, the bad rich guy and his gang, the philosophical drifter etc] the basic idea, the focus on the gun of a famous killer and whether or not it gives its owner supernatural speed on the draw makes for an unexpected psychological thriller.Don't misunderstand me, this is not a great movie, its nowhere near as well realised as it should be and a terrific idea is poorly served. Still, if ever a movie deserved to be revisited, this is it.


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