But things don't go according to plan and, at supper, and after we hear these words, "Nobody knocks me out of my own house," Elliott Marston becomes his arch enemy
Quigley's arrival sets the tone of the motion picture perfectly, coming into a fight with an evil plantation owner before he has even set foot on Australian soil where some genuinely funny moments happened especially when he met Crazy Cora right off the ship
After a showy display of his talents (continuously hitting a bucket at about a thousand yards) Quigley discovers to his horror that he has been hired for sniping Aborigines encouraged by the local authorities
Tom Selleck is excellent in the role of a cowboy, exuding natural charm, cool spirit and dignity He perfectly suited to the role of the finest sharp shooter hero with a moral There is a moment when he teaches local Aborigines a secret, and it hits the correct note...
Alan Rickman is perfect as Marston, the arrogant, clever bad baron who thinks himself the fastest six-gun
Laura San Giacomo believes Quigley to be a man she once loved and whose name is Roy She has her own tragic past as obviously her romance between Quigley and herself San Giacomo proves to be a lovable heroine
Director Simon Wincer creates outstanding scenery with the desolate Australian landscapes...