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Its screening at South by Southwest gained notoriety after comedian Doug Benson forcibly removed an audience member for using his cell phone throughout the screening.
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This movie was filmed before but released after Ethan Hawke's other western The Magnificent Seven (2016).
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John Travolta part as Marshal was loosely based of a real marshal from Clovis N.M named B.J Wheeler
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John Travolta's first western.
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For the duration of filming _The Purge_, Jason Blum had Ethan Hawke stay in his house in Los Angeles. While there, Blum and Hawke would watch western movies together and Hawke suggested that Blumhouse should produce a western.
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The opening sequence, credits and music are inspired by the classic spaghetti westerns A Fistful of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), the famous Dollar trilogy by Sergio Leone.
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WILHELM SCREAM: At around 0:55:20 when Priest is pulled off his mule.
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Abby's (the Australian Cattle Dog/Border Collie "Jumpy") 3rd feature film.
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High Plains Drifter (1973) and First Blood (1982) are considered influences behind the film.
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The film is considered to be a loose remake of High Plains Drifter (1973).
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Ethan Hawke's second western in 2016, the first being The Magnificent Seven (2016).
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Ethan Hawke and James Ransone both previously appeared in Sinister (2012), and Cymbeline (2014).
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Second non-horror film written and directed by Ti West.
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K. Harrison Sweeney is no stranger to Westerns; a native of the Cowboy State, he also provided the voiceover and motion capture performance for Mr. Irish in RockStar San Diego's interactive Red Dead Redemption (2010) (2010 Game of the Year).
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The opening credits sequence is a nod to the Man With No Name trilogy starring Clint Eastwood.
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Taissa Farmiga's 1st western.
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The film is actually Karen Gillan's 2nd western. In Doctor Who: A Town Called Mercy (2012), the Doctor (Matt Smith), Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Rory Williams (Arthur Darvill) arrive in the American Wild West of the 19th century.
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The same year, Ethan Hawke starred in another western The Magnificent Seven (2016), which is a remake of the classic western opposite Chris Pratt. Chris Pratt had starred opposite Karen Gillan in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) as Peter Quill.
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Some of the cast have starred in comic book movies: Karen Gillan played Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). John Travolta played Howard Saint in The Punisher (2004) and Burn Gorman played Stryver in The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
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This film not only reunites actors Ethan Hawke and James Ransone after Cymbeline, but it also reunites the two actors with producer Jason Blum following the Sinister films (Hawke in the first, Ransone in both), as well as Hawke and Blum following Blum's executive producing job on Hamlet (2000).
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Released on DVD in New Zealand on January 18th 2017.
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Ellen is an almost similar role to Karen Gillan's role in Selfie (2014).
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Burn Gorman had starred in the British science fiction series Torchwood (2006) as Owen Harper. Torchwood (2006) was a spin-off of Doctor Who (2005) which Karen Gillan had starred as Amy Pond.
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The film didn't get a cinema release in New Zealand.
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Karen Gillan's character in the film Ellen is Gilly's snobby fiancé . Karen Gillan had played an snobbish American character in NTSF SD SUV (2013).
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The 2nd film which Karen Gillan has played a secondary antagonist. Her character Nebula in Guardian of the Galaxy (2014) is the film's secondary antagonist.
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Karen Gillan doesn't appear until 17 minutes into the film and John Travolta doesn't appear until 30 minutes into the film.
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Like Jane Got A Gun (2016) the film may not get a big screen release in New Zealand and may get a direct to DVD release in that country.
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Karen Gillan came onto the film and began filming her scenes following her return to the United States from New Zealand, after attending Armageddon Expo in Wellington in that country in July 2015.
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Spoilers 

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Ti West described the film as "a revenge movie where the characters are too dumb to succeed".
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