The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid (1979)

Genres - Science Fiction  |   Sub-Genres - Hybrid Western, Sci-Fi Comedy  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid is an Italian comedy western, not so much "spaghetti" as "pablum." Tough sheriff Bud Spencer experiences a Close Encounter on the lone prairie. From out of a visiting spacecraft steps Cary Guffey, who befriends Spencer on the spot. Gaining a reputation as "The Satellite Kid," Guffey becomes the fastest gun--or laser--in the West. The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid bypassed the dying drive-in circuit to make its American debut on cable TV.

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alien [not human], earth, orphan, sheriff