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Maverick [1994] (1 disc)

Director:Richard Donner
Writer:William Goldman
Composer:Randy Newman
Length:127 minutes
(2 hours 7 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Sorting Category:Comedy
Sorting Tub:Charlie
IMDB Rating:6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:64%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: Bret Maverick has a date with a poker championship game in order to find out if he really is the best.

Reaction: This is a fun movie where you quickly learn that you can't take everything people tell you at face value.

Personal Rating: 8/10

Richard Donner => Director
William Goldman => Writer
Randy Newman => Composer
Alfred Molina => Angel
Art LaFleur => Poker Player (as Art La Fleur)
Clint Black => Sweet-Faced Gambler
Corey Feldman => Bank Robber
Danny Glover => Bank Robber
Denver Pyle => Old Gambler on Riverboat
Don Stark => Riverboat Poker Player
Geoffrey Lewis => Matthew Wicker / Eugene, Banker
Graham Greene => Joseph
James Coburn => Commodore Duvall
James Garner => Marshal Zane Cooper
Jodie Foster => Annabelle Bransford
Lauren Shuler Donner => Mrs. D., Bathhouse Maid (as Lauren Shuler-Donner)
Margot Kidder => Margret Mary
Max Perlich => Johnny Hardin
Mel Gibson => Bret Maverick
Paul L. Smith => The Archduke
Reba McEntire => Spectator
Vince Gill => Spectator
Waylon Jennings => Man with Concealed Guns

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • The steamship "Lauren Belle" is named for Lauren Shuler Donner, wife of director Richard Donner, who appears in the movie as the bathhouse maid.
  • James Garner (Zane Cooper) was the original Bret Maverick in the [Maverick] tv show.
  • Meg Ryan was the original choice for Annabelle.
  • Mel Gibson had special lessons to learn how to draw a gun from a holster.