Wild Bill
Wild Bill (1995)

This film is the tale of how Wild Bill Hickok finally got his in Deadwood, but director Walter Hill tells the story in an unapologetically realistic fashion, laying to waste the glamourous legend of Wild Bill. Hill presents to the audience… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 1, 1995
DVD Release Date: March 20, 2001
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

The movie itself is a lot of deadwood in the competitive holiday season.

Clint Morris

A Hot, Adrenaline-Pumping Western...Barkin is blistering!

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Jeff Bridges gives a bravura performance as the legendary gunslinger at the end of his days.

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Steve Crum

Interesting take on Wild Bill Hickock, again mixing more fable with his real life.

Brian Mckay

A tedious, confusing, and dismal account of the historical figure.

Chuck O'Leary

A rare Walter Hill movie that just didn't work for me.

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The characters are interesting as caricature, but not as real people. There is no one in the show that the audience cares whether they live or die.

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Flixster Audience Score: 28% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Jeff Bridges as both the advertised legend and as the very tired soul behind the advertising, sick of whole production even as he keeps the fires stoked. Ellen… More
Andre Tavares Simoni
1995 Western film about the last days of legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickok. Wild Bill, portrayed by Jeff Bridges is serving as sheriff of Deadwood, South… More
Jens S.
The story of 19th century gunslinger Wild Bill, convincingly played by Jeff Bridges, starts with a few episodes of his most curious shootouts, then focuses on… More
Jim Woehr
Jeff Bridges stars as Wild Bill, a quick drawing sheriff that can take out more than one person at a time without even breaking a sweat. But his past catches up… More
John Ballantine
Unfortunately a dull effort from Bridges who seems to be willing to play a caricature in order to get an easy paycheque. The supporting cast which has a bunch… More
Anthony Valletta
Good performances are hampered by a stagy feel.