Top Gun (1955)

Genres - Drama, Western  |   Run Time - 73 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this western with echoes of High Noon, gunman Rick Martin (Sterling Hayden) rides into a small frontier town to warn its citizens of a pending raid by thug Quentin (John Dehner) and his men. Rick offers himself as a hired killer/protector, but the nasty and hostile town wants no part in this and throws him in jail after he's framed by Canby Judd (William Bishop), a self-styled ranch owner who has wooed and won Rick's girlfriend Laura (Karen Booth). As predicted, Quentin's gang does indeed arrive, and it falls onto Rick's shoulders to save the day.

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frontier town, revenge, killer, rancher, suspicion, marshal