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Maverick
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
Maverick Poster
Primary Location: First Saw: In Theatre Saw at/with: With Greta
Rating: PG Year: 1994 Category: Drama
Director: Richard Donner Time: 127 min. Writer: William Goldman

Reviews
Mine: Much better than expected, top notch cast does well. Some interesting role reversals. Enjoyable if kind of lite. Could be a bit wittier. Not quite the magic of the TV show.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Lackadaisical update of the fondly remembered 60s TV show relies heavily on personal charm to carry a thin storyline that moseys along much too slowly--and much too long. Gibson is fun as a wily cardsharp on his way to a big-stakes poker game, and the cast is peppered with familiar faces from the world of vintage TV Westerns and contemporary country music; look for a couple of cameos by stars of earlier movies from director Donner. Garner, who starred in the old TV series, is cast here as a marshal. Script by William Goldman. Panavision.
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Cast
James Garner James Garner as:
Zane Cooper
Mel Gibson Mel Gibson as:
Bret Maverick
Jodie Foster Jodie Foster as:
Annabelle Brandsford
Graham Greene as:
Joseph
Alfred Molina Alfred Molina as:
Angel
James Coburn James Coburn as:
Commodore
Dan Hedaya Dan Hedaya as:
Twichy
Denner Pyle as:
Old Gambler