Support Your Local Sheriff!
Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)

Support Your Local Sheriff is a very funny western parody about a gambler (James Garner), who is persuaded to take the job of sheriff of a mining town which is plagued by crime. Garner doesn't use guns or violence to get control of the… More

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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

An absolutely riotous Western.

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Brian Mckay

Classic comedy-western gem, with fantastic performances from Garner and the supporting cast. Not quite as good as SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL GUNFIGHTER, though.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Veteran Western director Burt Kennedy shoots a pleasing irreverent parody on the genre.

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Gerry Shamray
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Not bad Garner vehicle.

Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Garner brings a variation on his 'Maverick' persona to this classic satirical Western... does for Westerns what The Princess Bride did for fairy-tale fantasy.

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IGN Movies

No, it's not "Maverick" but an amazing facsimile.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Lafe Fredbjornson
James Garner plays sheriff against a daddy and his rotten sons. It's lighthearted and fun.
xGary Xx
Hugely likeable western spoof starring James Garner in his prime, oozing easygoing charm and relaxed humour. Great fun.