Support Your Local Gunfighter
Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)

A dead-beat con artist (James Garner) skips out on his fiancee and ends up in Purgatory where he is mistaken for a legendary gunslinger. This fast-paced and funny western follows his adventures in the town.

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Rated: G
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Release Date: March 20, 2001
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

This follow-up has trouble getting out of the gate but eventually hits its stride.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This genial Western comedy is a disappointing successor, not a sequel, to Support Your Local Sheriff.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Still makes me laugh. It's Garner's Maverick transplanted.

Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
Caught this on TMC the other night, and was really loved it. A very funny western spoof with a lot of heart.