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4 August 1971 (USA) See more »
He gave the West justice right up to its neck... then rammed more down its throat.
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Burt Lancaster ... Bannock Marshal Jared Maddox

Robert Ryan ... Sabbath Marshal Cotton Ryan Cotten

Lee J. Cobb ... Vincent Bronson

Robert Duvall ... Vernon Adams

Sheree North ... Laura Shelby

Albert Salmi ... Harvey Stenbaugh

Richard Jordan ... Crowe Wheelwright

John McGiver ... Sabbath Mayor Sam Bolden

Ralph Waite ... Jack Dekker

John Beck ... Jason Bronson

William Watson ... Choctaw Lee (as William C. Watson)

Walter Brooke ... Luther Harris

Robert Emhardt ... Hersham

Charles Tyner ... Minister

J.D. Cannon ... Hurd Price
Lou Frizzell ... Cobden

Richard Bull ... Dusaine

John Hillerman ... Totts

Roy Engel ... Bartender
Jan Burrell

Madeleine Taylor Holmes

Hugh McDermott ... L.G. Moss
Joyce Perry

Joseph Wiseman ... Lucas
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Wilford Brimley ... Marc Corman (uncredited)

Claudia Bryar ... Woman who yells 'murderer' (uncredited)
Tina Carter ... (uncredited)
Jacqueline Evans ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)
Conrad Hool ... Razor (uncredited)

Lance Hool ... Lon (uncredited)

Laila Novak ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Winner 
Writing credits
Gerald Wilson (written by)

Produced by
Michael Winner .... producer
Original Music by
Jerry Fielding 
Cinematography by
Robert Paynter (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Frederick Wilson  (as Freddie Wilson)
Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster 
Production Design by
Stan Jolley 
Art Direction by
Roberto Silva 
Herbert Westbrook 
Set Decoration by
Ray Moyer 
Makeup Department
Evelina Casas .... hairdresser
Richard Mills .... makeup artist
Production Management
Clifton Brandon .... production manager
Alberto A. Ferrer .... production manager (as Alberto Ferrer)
Carlos Terron Garcia .... production manager (as Carlos Terron)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Dryhurst .... assistant director
Jaime Contreras .... assistant director (uncredited)
Malcolm Stamp .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Harry Arbour .... construction manager
Sound Department
Russ Hill .... dialogue editor
Terry Rawlings .... dubbing editor (as Terence Rawlings)
Hugh Strain .... sound recordist
Manuel Topete .... sound recordist (as Manuel Topete Blake)
Special Effects by
León Ortega .... special effects (as Leon Ortega)
Tony Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Anthony Troke .... camera operator (as Tony Troke)
Bob Jordan .... focus puller (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ron Beck .... wardrobe
Location Management
Timothy Pitt Miller .... location manager
Music Department
David Whitaker .... conductor
Other crew
Pamela Carlton .... continuity
Rudy Ugland .... chief wrangler
'Chema' Hernandez .... head wrangler: Mexico (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Lawman" - Canada (English title) (imdb display title)
"Lawman" - Austria, West Germany
"O Homem da Lei" - Brazil, Portugal
"Представитель закона" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
"Човек на Закона" - Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)
"¡Yo soy la ley!" - Uruguay (original subtitled version)
"A törvény nevében" - Hungary (imdb display title)
"Covek zakona" - Yugoslavia (Serbian title) (literal title)
"En nombre de la ley" - Spain
"Io sono la legge" - Italy
"Jeg er loven" - Denmark (imdb display title)
"Kanun adami" - Turkey (Turkish title)
"L'homme de la loi" - France
"Lagens män" - Sweden
"Lainvalvoja" - Finland
"Mato em Nome da Lei" - Brazil
"O anthropos tou nomou" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
"Omul legii" - Romania (imdb display title)
"Szeryf" - Poland (imdb display title)
"Tsuisekisha" - Japan (imdb display title)
"Yo soy la ley" - Mexico
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Rated R for violent content (2007 re-rating)
99 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Australia:PG | Australia:A (original rating) | Finland:K-16 | Germany:12 (re-rating) | Norway:16 | Portugal:M/16 | Sweden:15 | UK:15 (cut) | UK:AA (original rating) | USA:R (2007 re-rating) | USA:GP (original rating) | West Germany:16 (f) (original rating)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Continuity: When Vernon Adams (Robert Duvall) first aims down on Maddox (Burt Lancaster) with his rifle from above, Maddox is riding away from him up a long draw. Immediately afterward, Maddox is still traveling up the draw and looks up and sees Vernon in front of him and above him aiming down at him. The positions switched 180 degrees.See more »
Vincent Bronson, Town Boss:I don't like men sweatin' fear in my house!
Sabbath Marshal Cotton Ryan:[taking offense] You pay me, Mr. Bronson, and I eat your dirt, but that don't make what you say right!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Death Wish (1974)See more »


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