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Maverick (1994) Movie Information

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Richard Donner


Mel Gibson
Jodie Foster
James Garner
Graham Greene
Alfred Molina
James Coburn





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This movie is based off of the 1950's tv show . The movie stars Mel Gibson (Lethal weapon movies), Jodie Foster, (Flight Plan) and James Garner, (the Notebook) Alfred Molina, (Spider man 2) and the late James Coburn (Our Man Flint) in a movie with romance, action, and comedy Thje movie is about basically a guy buy the name of a man named maverick (Gibson) who escually is a con man. Who has one goal make it to the biggest poker game in the state along the way he meets sheriff Zan Cooper (Garner) and Annabelle Bransford ( Foster) who all happen to be going the same way well maverick seems to always need money to play the game but he ends up getting on the bad side of Angel( Molina) a crook well they all end up the boat and play poker

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When Maverick first came out I absolutely loved it & thought the movie was hilarious.I just watched it yesterday & realized I don't like it as much as I use to.It still has a couple funny moment's but nothing that really stands out.The best thing about Maverick were the couple twists towards the end & the final twist that I should've seen coming a mile away but didn't.It's an OK movie but it's not as good as I remembered & hoped it would still be

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mitchellyoung 01/19/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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There's not a whole lot of substance to this Western comedy, but the cast is likable, the action fast-paced and exciting, and the humor charming. If you don't try to look for anything too deep or meaningful and take this as a pure entertainment film, it works well.

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Daniel Corleone 07/28/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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If you are looking for a western comedy (much like Back to the Future III) with smart dialogue and hilarious scenes, this film is for you. You rarely have 2 power house artists like Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson come together in a film like this. Jodie Foster was really good in this. James Garner was terrific as well. Watch out for the cool twist which I never expected. Fun film to watch especially if your into poker.

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sapien 08/30/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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I, actually, enjoyed this movie. It has a lot of charm.

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03/18/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Maverick" by Yojimbo

Infamous gambler and quick draw artist Mel Gibson teams up with con artist Jodie Foster and lawman James Garner to reach a high stakes poker game. With Richard Donner directing and Gibson in the saddle this was never going to be anything other than Lethal Western. Gibson is at his most likable though, and Jodie Foster shows some talent for comedy as the unscrupulous love interest, but it is Garner, star of the original TV series this is based upon who shows these whipper snappers how it's really done. The plot, such as it is, is little more than a collection of comic sketches as the three try to out-hustle each other and it relies too much on cartoon slapstick and in-jokes rather than genuine wit. It does however capture the spirit of the original TV series quite nicely and has a family f...

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Sidesplitting Old West

The Old West was about three things: thieves, women, and cards. All three are the basis to the 1994 western comedy, Maverick. Based on the 1960s TV show, Maverick details the events of Bret Maverick, a card playing, woman charming, gun fighting smart-ass played by Mel Gibson, as he heads to St. Louis for the big, half million dollar winner-take-all 5 card draw poker tournament. We see Maverick try to collect on debts owed to him by a variety of characters on his way to St. Louis. There is the banker, who is robbed while he is there and features one of the many cute cameos, this time by Gibson's Lethal Weapon partner Danny Glover, who utters the famous "I'm too old for this s---!" as he tries to get on his horse. Maverick also need to collect from his Indian friend, played by Graham Greene...

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