Tombstone

Tombstone

DVD - 1997
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A band of outlaws who call themselves The Cowboys are creating a path of destruction to the mining town of Tombstone. Wyatt Earp is coaxed out of semi-retirement, teaming up with Doc Holliday to restore law and order to Tombstone, culminating in a shootout at the OK Corral.

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christinson
May 26, 2019

This is a great Western movie in my opinion .Maybe if your into older spaghetti westerns or over the age of 50 you might not enjoy it much I guess ...but I find it very credible as far as movies considering its probably the only one that you might get someone younger then 30 to watch ...I've seen gun fight at the OK corral ..Kevin Costner's Wyatt Earp ..I can actually watch this and be entertained . I love the action the dialogue and the bromance ...I also recommend -Hang em high and blazing saddles

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oldwestfan
Nov 08, 2018

Ridiculous. I agree with user Punnoval below. The high rating here and on IMDB reflect users both easily impressed and uncritical, or perhaps haven't been exposed to much better. But unlike the Leone westerns, the Deadwood series, and the like, which succeeded in re-creating the time period with some degree of verisimilitude of behavior, speech, heat, filth, sweat etc. that you can see and almost feel, this movie is nothing but an obviously canned Hollywood stage play: well-known actors parade on and off in clean Halloween costumes, obviously glued-on mustaches, and beauty-parlor hair-dos. The action is timed predictably on cue like a video game, and the character's speech and behavior reflect a modern sensibility. I watched with utter detachment until I just bailed.

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bnhkr
Jun 03, 2018

This one is disc 2, the bonus materials only, not the movie.

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Punnoval
Oct 30, 2016

After the movies of Sergio Leone, one would think that the sensibilities of Westerns would have changed forever. Not True!
A revisionist remake of the Gunfight at the OK Corral was needed. Unfortunately, this one is not it.
What would you expect if you gave the direction job to supreme schlockmeister George Cosmatos with a monster budget? A sack of wooden acting, endless cliches and holes in the story you could drive a locomotive through.
If you want a decent 'American' western get Andrew Dominick's "The Assassination of Jesse James..."

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jennawhit
Apr 17, 2016

There are westerns then there are westerns, this is a great western. True, Val Kilmer is a 90's star, but this is my all time favorite role from him. While the "short" love scenes are a bit mushy, Kurt Russell has an outstanding performance. I found the acting to be gritty, in a very male bonding kind of a way. If you like westerns, I think you will love TombStone.

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akirakato
Jan 30, 2016

This is a 1993 American western directed by George P. Cosmatos.
The film is based on events in Tombstone, Arizona, including the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and the Earp Vendetta Ride, during the 1880s.
It depicts a number of western outlaws and lawmen, such as Wyatt Earp, William Brocius, Johnny Ringo, and Doc Holliday.
Too much shooting is not too bad, but no climax is a fatal flaw.
The romantic ending is actually anticlimactic.
Much better is "My Darling Clementine"---a 1946 film directed by John Ford, starring Henry Fonda as Wyatt Earp during the period leading up to the gunfight at the OK Corral.

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lukasevansherman
Sep 27, 2014

"I'm your huckleberry."

lasertravis Jan 13, 2014

My favorite western. Great characters with great lines. Great action sequences. Looks the part 100% and excels as a period piece. It is possible you would like this movie even if you don't care for westerns. Its that good. Kilmer steals scenes as Doc Holiday.

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CharlesPonzi
Jun 14, 2013

An excellent and outstanding historically accurate western film. Probably the best film about the Old West ever made. 7 Stars rating!

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epurys
Apr 09, 2013

Probably one of my favorite western films. Kilmer has some of the best lines that can be difficult to catch first time around (but well worth the rewind to hear what he said exactly). Reportedly those were Holiday's last words, though it can't be verified since apparently no one was around to hear them (run that through your head a second time, then tell me if it makes any sense).

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Laura_X Apr 14, 2015

Fight's commenced! Get to fightin' or get away!

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iantonia
Jan 31, 2013

Doc Holliday: "I'm your huckleberry."

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bdls206
Apr 02, 2011

Wyatt Earp: [to Ike Clanton] You die first, get it? Your friends might get me in a rush, but not before I make your head into a canoe, you understand me?

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bdls206
Apr 02, 2011

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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bdls206
Apr 02, 2011

A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

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bdls206
Apr 02, 2011

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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