Wyatt Earp Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 6108

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 79

Theatrical Release Date: 06/24/1994

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Lawrence Kasdan

Actors: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews, Mark Harmon, Bill Pullman

Plot: Follows the life and challenges of Wyatt Earp. -- sapien

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Norrin - wrote on 03/24/2014

In this excellent, underrated historically accurate western, Kevin Costner gives the best performance of his career, and he is supporting by superb acting all around from the likes of Gene Hackman and an absolutely brilliant Dennis Quaid as Doc Holiday who absolutely destroys Val Kilmer's overrated performance in the inferior "Tombstone." "Wyatt Earp" feels real all the way though with realistic violence, and does not have action sequences for the sake of action, but rather to actually advance the story. The movie also features stunning cinematography and one of the best musical scores of all time.

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sapien - wrote on 10/31/2011

It's pretty much your typical western. It's got everything you'd expect it to have.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 04/30/2012

Kevin Costner once again projects his own self-image of the all-American hero, this time portraying legendary frontier marshal Wyatt Earp. And as usual, it's too self-important and FAR too bloody long. The first hour is especially tiresome, as the young Wyatt's life is a dreary combination of sentimentality and melodrama but things do pick up once his father bails him out of jail. Even then however, the underused supporting cast seem far more interesting than the stone faced and characterless Costner; even the plum role of Doc Holliday (played by Dennis Quaid who is clearly enjoying himself) feels little more weighty than a cameo. The aspect of male bonding does work well though, making it all the more obvious that the relationships between the Earps and their other halves rarely exceeds …

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