The Whole Shootin' Match

The Whole Shootin' Match

Lloyd (Lou Perry) and Frank (Sonny Davis), two lifelong friends and self-styled entrepreneurs in Austin, try to find the get-rich-quick scheme that will actually get them rich. Lloyd has developed a new invention that he's sure will finally lead to the success he and Frank have been chasing their whole lives. Their golden ticket is a combination mop, vacuum cleaner and floor polisher, but before prosperity arrives, reality intrudes on their plans.

  • Rating:
    4.00 out of 5
  • Length:109 minutes
  • Release:1978
  • Language:English
  • Reference:Imdb
  • Keywords:independent film,  

A landmark of American independent film from 1978, The Whole Shootin’ Match is a rapturous rediscovery. Eagle Pennell’s first feature details the tragi-comic struggles of two small-time schemers, Loyd (Lou Perryman) and Frank (Sonny Carl Davis), desperate to land their big break. Through its anecdotal narrative and fresh, honest observation of its characters, the film intimately captures a time and place (Austin, Texas, 1977) with its atmospheric photography and rough-hewn charm, making it an inspiration for filmmakers everywhere since its release. No wonder this is the film that prompted Robert Redford to start the Sundance Institute. Missing in action for close to 25 years, Watchmaker Films is proud to present a complete restoration from the only known existing print of The Whole Shootin’ Match and a completely remastered soundtrack from the original stems. —Watchmaker Films . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki


The Whole Shootin' Match torrent reviews

Dave J (br) wrote: The ridiculous level it goes to and plot holes it reaches are both probably through the roof. I choose to ignore logic and sense and just wait to see what happens in the end. That ending does make the effort mostly worthwhile, but then you realize how little sense it all makes.

Tyler E (us) wrote: In a similar fashion of the Spanish film [REC], this movie is extremely tense and scary, but with an ending that makes little sense. Nonetheless, it is a very solid haunted house story with jump-out-of-your-seat shocks.

John A (gb) wrote: Muntean's achingly restrained film illustrates the beauty of marriage by helping the audience to feel real loss when a marriage fails. Using lengthy shots filled with subtext, the film builds tension as the philandering husband nears, and eventually makes, his fateful decision. The key scene is an 11+ minute shot chronicling the aftermath of his choice, along with a wonderfully complex, expertly-acted, and heartbreaking final sequence.

Samuel C (kr) wrote: Another good christian flick which everybody except atheists like (which means the rotten tomatoes T scale is at zero)

Michael D (it) wrote: It succeeds first and foremost in being a damn good Western in the tradition of Silverado and Quigly Down Under. There is lone gunslinger (the good guy even if he doesn't realize it), really bad guys, a beautiful strong woman, gun play, wide-screen cinamatic landscapes and all the other topes of the Western genre. Lightly layered on top are some smart observations on the meanings of honour and self and change. The comedy flows easily and naturally from the story and thankfully not through any belabored jokes or plot devices. In the end, he gets his girl and no one loses their hats.

Konrad A (kr) wrote: LeBron James is not a good role model he Braggs too much and he is khaki and dose not shake hands with the opposite team at times. He thinks he is the best in the world well I say he is not the best in the world. Now when he played in high school he may have been acting better than he is now I just hope he will not show off as much and be a good sport. And I don't like how they call him King James that's just what I think.

Bryan M (nl) wrote: Great opening, then spirals into a mundane wannabe slasher.

Jen H (ru) wrote: A great character study and overall enjoyable film.

Elias H (ru) wrote: Its weird, I didn't expect to like this film period. Then the second act began to warm me over, and the third act made me smile. Its cheesy, then has moments I didn't expect, so I have to give it props for that.

Rachel S (ru) wrote: I liked it. Thought it was very funny

Majeeda G (it) wrote: I don't like this movie at all I got it free as part of a movie site sign up promotion's & I had no choice in the matter it be great if movie websites would allow new members to pick the movies they want to own & instead of choosing for them, that said I love Mike Myers in the Austin Powers & Wayne's World movies, but this film was a miss for me, there are a few funny moments in it but as a whole I found the film incredibly boring. sorry if your a fan this film just being honest.

Chris C (mx) wrote: Armed with plenty of suspense and edge-of-your-seat thrills, Pacific Heights is a psychological thriller with terrific performances by Melanie Griffith and Michael Keaton as the relentless villain.

Janet (us) wrote: I watched this movie once but didn't like it much.This was a little to odd for me.

Robbie V (it) wrote: Mildly entertaining novelty