TOMBSTONE (Theatrical Release USA 1993)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.3|5.0 Starsìììì

Tombstone—much better than Wyatt Earp—has a stronger cast and tells the Tombstone story better. Kurt Russell is one of the best Wyatt Earp as is Val Kilmer for Doc Holiday. Sam Elliott and Bill Paxton add the right amount of spice to make a terrific and believable movie. Watch for Charlton Heston in the movie and Billy Bob Thornton. The movie has grit, gets to the point. Listen for Robert Mitchem’s narration at the end of the film.

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Storyline

The Tombstone story gets told again.


Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director George P. Cosmatos and Kevin Jarre for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Buzz Feitshans and Andrew G. Vajna for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell), Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Virgil Earp (Sam Elliott), Morgan Earp (Bill Paxton), Curly Bill Brocius (Powers Boothe), Johnny Ringo (Michael Biehn), Henry Hooker (Charlton Heston), Billy Breckinridge (Jason Priestley), Behan (Jon Tenney), Ike Clanton (Stephen Lang), Billy Clanton (Thomas Haden Church), Josephine Marcus (Dana Delany), Allie Earp (Paula Malcomson), Louisa Earp (Lisa Collins), and Mattie Earp (Dana Wheeler Nicholson). 


Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

 Yes. The B-grade western genre got an upgrade. Definitely worth its watch.

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