Ellen who is looking for her father's meets up with the Dr. who was her father's friend. She also hand-picked and insisted on the hiring of Russell Crowe, but fortunately for her pocketbook the production company agreed. Cantrell, Scars, and Eugene the scumbag. The Dr. pronounces her dead and takes her away before the scavengers of the town can take her possessions. But when the clock stuck, only one bullet was fired. Many claimed to be the fastest gun in town, like the Kid, Herod, and Ace, but all knew that Cort was the fastest. A female gunfighter returns to a frontier town where a dueling tournament is being held, which she enters in an effort to avenge her father's death. Directed by Robert Day. Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback. Then Ellen empties her gun into him.Though Herod tells the Kid to quit, that he has proven his point, the Kid stays in and takes down Scars. She fakes her own death in a shootout with Russell Crowe. Ace Hanlon shows off his deck of cards with an ace for every man he has killed. A female gunfighter returns to a frontier town where a dueling tournament is being held, which she enters in an effort to avenge her father's death. Then Cort went out to a fight that he refused to be in. Herod is also the owner, leader, and "ruler" of the town. The pot is a huge sum of money and the only rule: that you follow the rules of the man that set up the contest, Herod. The Quick and the Dead is a 1987 made-for-television western film based on the 1973 novel by Louis L'Amour, directed by Robert Day and starring Sam Elliott, Tom Conti, Kate Capshaw, Kenny Morrison and Matt Clark.The plot of the film bears a strong resemblance to Shane. The small town of … In both cases, the word "quick" is a more archaic use meaning "living" (in modern parlance, the "quick of the fingernails" is a rare instance of the older meaning); however, the movie title clearly plays off the double-meaning, in that there are two kinds of gunslingers: quick (meaning both fast and alive) and dead. Was this review helpful to you? Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Plot Keywords The Indian claims to be an immortal that can not be killed by a bullet. Ellen couldn't finish him off, so she returned to the bar. Then, Cort and Ellen must fight. Excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it. As a surprise Ellen shoots Herod and its fatal, where her wound isn't. Ending / spoiler for The Quick and the Dead (1995), plus mistakes, quotes, trivia and more. I’m here in this cathedral, now burnt and broken, with the dead, both good and bad, stacked up around me. After Rusty, another of Herod's men has beaten Cort up as he was chained to a fountain in the middle of the village. Ellen rushes to the Kid's side, only to hear his last words. (Source: IMDb), Contact me | Privacy policy | Join the mailing list | Links. He makes a move on Ellen, and she tells him to take a bath. What to Watch if You Miss the "Game of Thrones" Cast. Can the twin be substituted for the real king? Vicenarian Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. From The Virgin Suicides to On the Rocks, IMDb dives into the cinematic stylings of Oscar-winning director Sofia Coppola. the young, blind peddler throws him a bullet and this time Cort finishes it. Most of what he brags about is likely either made up or was actually done by someone else. The clock strikes and Herod blows Ace's right thumb off. Meantime, Eugene the scum bag is heard upstairs molesting a girl. Cantrel to his home. Herod is also the owner, leader, and "ruler" of the town. The last scene shows her riding off and Cort holding her deceased Father's Marshall Star. Then he shoots Ace's left hand. Written by Ellen is challenged by the idiot who was digging for his lost gold. She arrives at the bar/hotel. The quick and the dead are referred to several times in the Bible. Why… It is an inch or two in front of his boots. Ellen, an unknown female gunslinger rides into a small, dingy and depressing prairie town with a secret as to her reason for showing up. He's a fraud and he's trying to impress people and create a reputation. Since he was one of Herod's partners in crime, Herod now wants Cort dead. Later at the drafting of the tournament, the saloon owner is to sign up 16 gunfighters. Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. Then she and Cort make love and a pact. Shortly after her arrival, a local preacher, Cort, is thrown through the saloon doors while townfolk are signing up for a gun competition. and of course Herod. Eugene comes in and shoots her glass. As she emerges from the smoke, he finds out who she is. Seems he's arranged this little gun-show-off so that the preacher (who use to be an outlaw and rode with Herod) will have to fight again. After buying the smelling oaf deep, the Kid goes to Ellen to talk to her. But up first was the Kid and he quickly shot the Swede and the winner is the last standing.The Swede was shot twice and then threw his gun down. She falls off her horse and knocks him out as he checks to see if she is dead. Herod denies that and rubs it in the Kid's face. A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As Gene and Russell face off, the town clock is blown up, shaking up Gene. Taglines Ellen attacks him from behind and the two scream at each other until the challenge is made. Ellen used red ink to stage her death and the clock tower is loaded with dynamite, and it explodes. Answer: He's a fraud and he's trying to impress people and create a reputation. Looking for something to watch? The first English citation of the phrase is consequently from the 1385 Wycliffe Bible: And thei schulen yyue resoun to hym, that is redi to deme the quyke and the deed. The scene opens with Ellen (Sharon Stone) riding across the prairie toward a town, when an idiot digging multiple holes looking for his gold, shoots at her. Any recommendations for other "spaghetti westerns" like 'The Quick and the Dead'? A brilliant scientist left for dead returns to exact revenge on the people who burned him alive. Ellen finds Cort who is being beaten up by Herod's men, and she frees him at gun point. Herod has challenged Ace(because he thinks Ace was hired to kill him) and one of Herod's men challenged Cort. So, Cort shoots Ellen because Herod had his men ready to shoot them both, if neither drew. Herod proves that Ace has been lying about all of his kills. Sharon Stone realized the only way to beat Gene Hackman is to instill fear in him first. Anyone can challenge anyone, and each fighter must accept the first challenge. Most of what he brags about is likely either made up or was actually done by someone else. With Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe, Leonardo DiCaprio. Question: Why did Ace lie about killing the Terence brothers? Parents Guide. The Quick and the Dead With Sam Elliott, Tom Conti, Kate Capshaw, Kenny Morrison. Then Cort charges Herod who puts a mini gun to his head. How could this be the ending? Herod overhears and makes them fight. Stone then picks the star up and throws it to Russell Crowe. Scars gets angry and kicks the blind boy's peddling wagon, as he was talking to Ellen. Then after mocking Ace some more, Herod's shoots him in the chest. Continuity mistake: When Sharon Stone confronts Gene Hackman at the end, she throws the marshal star at his feet. Among them are The Kid (Leonardo DiCaprio), Sgt. Why did Ace lie about killing the Terence brothers? Cort was an outlaw who became a preacher and built a mission. After he is shot, he gets flung backwards several feet. Cort was an outlaw who became a preacher and built a mission. Shortly after her arrival, a local preacher, Cort, is thrown through the saloon doors while townfolk are signing up for a gun competition. Herod has Cort released so that he can go to the Kid's gun store. A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence. McGinty , This movie uses lot's of ingredients used in classic westerns. Among them are The Kid (Leonardo DiCaprio), Sgt. The great western score is by Alan Silvestri and fits the movie well, even though the score goes a bit too much "Back to the Future" like at times.The movie is filled with some unusual but great Sam Raimi like cinematography and tricks.Just enjoy and don't pay attention to the story. Cantrell (Kieth David), Cort, the marksman and odds on favorite (Russell Crowe) though he was signed up against his will. The time comes for the final gunfight and Herod is in for surprise. In the next shot of Russell Crowe, the rope is gone, but Spotted Horse later accidentally shoots it down. It does it in a fun way but it doesn't spoof the classic westerns in any way and it never becomes humorous or a parody that makes fun of the genre.Who would have known, Sharon Stone is a believable cowgirl.