History Film / ThreeTenToYuma

13th Jun '16 4:21:23 PM ebrown2112
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* VehicleTitle: The name is based off the train scheduled to ride to Yuma.

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* VehicleTitle: The name is based off on the train scheduled to ride to Yuma.
24th Apr '16 4:35:41 PM Fireblood
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DeterminedHomesteader Dan Evans (Bale) is going to lose his farm. A bad drought worsened by his creditor redirecting the river that ran through his farm makes it nigh impossible to pay his dues, let alone afford his ill son's medication. His luck is about to change though, but for better or worse is hard to tell. Not far away, stage coach robber Ben Wade (Crowe) is pulling off another successful heist against a bank coach. Dan and his sons are witness to it, and manage to walk away alive ''and'' with [[AffablyEvil Wade generously compensating]] the loss of some cattle during the heist. Dan and his sons rescue one of the [[PinkertonDetective pinkertons (law men)]] that survived and take him to town.

Wade goes to the nearby town to rest before regrouping and setting off again, but the local sheriff sets an ambush and they capture him. This was the easy part however. Since the sheriff needs volunteers to escort Wade to Yuma for a trial, Dan volunteers in order to get the money to pay for his farm. The way to Yuma will be filled with dangers, orchestrated by Wade's [[TheCavalry gang]], and perhaps most dangerously, MagnificentBastard Wade himself.

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DeterminedHomesteader Dan Evans (Bale) is going to lose his farm. A bad drought worsened by his creditor redirecting the river that ran through his farm makes it nigh impossible to pay his dues, let alone afford his ill son's medication. His luck is about to change though, but for better or worse is hard to tell. Not far away, stage coach robber Ben Wade (Crowe) is pulling off another successful heist against a bank coach. Dan and his sons are witness to it, and manage to walk away alive ''and'' with [[AffablyEvil Wade generously compensating]] the loss of some cattle during the heist. Dan and his sons rescue one of the [[PinkertonDetective pinkertons Pinkertons (law men)]] that survived and take him to town.

Wade goes to the nearby town to rest before regrouping and setting off again, but the local sheriff sets an ambush and they capture him. This was the easy part however. Since the sheriff marshal needs volunteers to escort Wade to Yuma for a trial, Dan volunteers in order to get the money to pay for his farm. The way to Yuma will be filled with dangers, orchestrated by Wade's [[TheCavalry gang]], and perhaps most dangerously, MagnificentBastard Wade himself.



* AdaptationExpansion: Textbook example, the remake reuses a lot of dialogue with many scenes being virtually identical, so much in fact that they gave the writer of the original a co-writer credit even though he died a long time ago. But the remake also adds a lot of content expanding on several characters, adding more and fleshing out the journey. The ending's also changed, though.

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* AdaptationExpansion: Textbook example, the A textbook example. The remake reuses a lot of dialogue with many scenes being virtually identical, so much in fact that they gave the writer of the original a co-writer credit even though he died a long time ago. But the remake also adds a lot of content expanding on several characters, adding more and fleshing out the journey. The ending's also changed, though.



* TheAlcoholic: Potter in the original

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* TheAlcoholic: Potter in the originaloriginal.



* ChekhovsGun: Wade's gun is said to be cursed to anyone who touches it except him. [[spoiler: Tucker]] takes it from him, and is killed by [[spoiler:Wade]]. The [[spoiler: rail-road posse]] take it later, and are in turn killed by [[spoiler: Charlie Prince]]. At the climax scene after [[spoiler:Dan's death]], [[spoiler: Ben's gang pass the gun to him]], but only after ''every single one of them has touched it.'' Remember the curse?

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* ChekhovsGun: Wade's gun is said to be cursed to anyone who touches it except him. [[spoiler: Tucker]] takes it from him, and is killed by [[spoiler:Wade]]. The [[spoiler: rail-road rail road posse]] take it later, and are in turn killed by [[spoiler: Charlie Prince]]. At the climax scene after [[spoiler:Dan's death]], [[spoiler: Ben's gang pass the gun to him]], but only after ''every single one of them has touched it.'' Remember the curse?



* CorruptCorporateExecutive: {{Averted}}, Butterfield the banker isn't going to win any personality contests, but he was hardly a PointyHairedBoss or [[spoiler: willing to force Dan to fight suicidal odds in the end]].

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: {{Averted}}, {{Averted}}. Butterfield the banker isn't going to win any personality contests, but he was hardly a PointyHairedBoss or [[spoiler: willing to force Dan to fight suicidal odds in the end]].



* FriendlyEnemy: Towards the end [[spoiler: Wade all but fights at Dan's side, out of respect and admiration. Of course, he had escaped Yuma prison several times already.]]

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* FriendlyEnemy: Towards the end [[spoiler: Wade all but fights at Dan's side, out of respect and admiration. Of course, he had escaped Yuma prison several times twice already.]]



* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling: Charlie Prince to his boss Ben Wade. Charlie is implied to be romantically attracted to Wade who never notices or reciprocates.

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* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling: Charlie Prince to his boss Ben Wade. Charlie is implied to be romantically attracted to Wade Wade, who never notices or reciprocates.



* InjunCountry: The party passes through here briefly only to get attacked by stereotypical Braves at night. Wade notes that the ones in this part are the ones that stayed to fight and they [[AxCrazy enjoy killing.]]

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* InjunCountry: The party passes through here briefly only to get attacked by stereotypical Braves braves at night. Wade notes that the ones in this part are the ones that stayed to fight and they [[AxCrazy enjoy killing.]]



** [=McElroy=] also qualifies due to his nastiness towards other characters, his NoHoldsBarredBeatdown of a shackled Ben Wade, and his OffstageVillainy, which includes massacring an Indian village (men, women and children). Though [=McElroy=]'s beating of Ben comes directly after [[spoiler: Ben had just finished stabbing Tucker to death]] and Wade's gang did ''shoot'' him earlier so he's got plenty of good reasons to hate him.

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** [=McElroy=] also qualifies due to his nastiness towards other characters, his NoHoldsBarredBeatdown of a shackled Ben Wade, and his OffstageVillainy, which includes massacring an Indian Apache village (men, women and children). Though [=McElroy=]'s beating of Ben comes directly after [[spoiler: Ben had just finished stabbing Tucker to death]] and Wade's gang did ''shoot'' him earlier so he's got plenty of good reasons to hate him.



* MoralityPet: [[ZigZaggingTrope Zig-zagged]]. William tries to invoke this, telling Wade he isn't all bad. Wade casually tells William that he "wouldn't last five minutes leading an outfit like that if [he] wasn't as rotten as hell." He then [[spoiler:kills every member in his posse when they kill Dan and gets on the train willingly, with the knowledge that he can escape from Yuma, having done so twice before.]] He's a complex guy.

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* MoralityPet: [[ZigZaggingTrope Zig-zagged]].{{Zigzagged}}. William tries to invoke this, telling Wade he isn't all bad. Wade casually tells William that he "wouldn't last five minutes leading an outfit like that if [he] wasn't as rotten as hell." He then [[spoiler:kills every member in his posse when they kill Dan and gets on the train willingly, with the knowledge that he can escape from Yuma, having done so twice before.]] He's a complex guy.



* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: [=McElroy=] massacred Apache in the past, and he makes a (literally) fatal mistake when he insults Ben Wade's mother. There's also the corrupt leader of the construction camp who considers his Chinese Laborers to be animals and somehow comes across as worse than Ben and his gang.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: [=McElroy=] massacred Apache in the past, and he makes a (literally) fatal mistake when he insults Ben Wade's mother. There's also the corrupt leader of the construction camp who considers his Chinese Laborers laborers to be animals and somehow comes across as worse than Ben and his gang.



* SonOfAWhore: [=McElroy=] states Ben Wade to be the offspring of a hooker and makes the idiotic mistake of insulting dear old mom in front of him. Wade kills him and notes that [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas he loves her anyway]].

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* SonOfAWhore: [=McElroy=] states Ben Wade to be is the offspring of a hooker and makes the idiotic mistake of insulting dear old mom in front of him. Wade kills him and notes that [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas he loves her anyway]].



* VillainExitStageLeft: Wade has apparently escaped multiple times before.

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* VillainExitStageLeft: Wade has apparently escaped Yuma multiple times before.
20th Apr '16 12:49:13 PM k410ren
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* InjunCountry: The party passes through here briefly only to get attacked by stereotypical Braves at night.

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* InjunCountry: The party passes through here briefly only to get attacked by stereotypical Braves at night. Wade notes that the ones in this part are the ones that stayed to fight and they [[AxCrazy enjoy killing.]]



* {{Rancher}}: Dan Evans.

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* {{Rancher}}: Dan Evans.Evans (albeit a failing one).



** Nez (wears a poncho)

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** Nez (wears a poncho)poncho, referred to as an Apache)



** Jorgerson

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** JorgersonJorgerson (large man with a poncho)
19th Apr '16 8:16:51 AM k410ren
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* EnemyMine: Wade helps his captors more than once when a common enemy shows up.

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* EnemyMine: Wade helps his captors more than once when a common enemy shows up.up, namely the Apaches and the railroad enforcers.
2nd Apr '16 10:18:07 AM k410ren
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* DirtyCoward: The man handling the prisoners on the 3:10 to Yuma flees when [[spoiler: Charlie guns down Dan.]]


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** Tucker: [[spoiler: Stabbed repeatedly in the throat by Wade.]]
** [=McElroy=]: [[spoiler: Thrown off a cliff by Wade.]]
** Potter: [[spoiler: Shot by the railroad enforcers.]]
** Dan: [[spoiler: Gunned down by Charlie Prince.]]
23rd Mar '16 9:07:39 PM aye_amber
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This film was TheRemake of [[Film/ThreeTenToYuma1957 a classic 1957 Western]] starring Creator/GlennFord and Van Heflin, which was in turn a film adaptation of a short story of the same name by Creator/ElmoreLeonard (his first ever published work, in fact). Perhaps one of the best musical scores of the year 2007.

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This film was TheRemake of [[Film/ThreeTenToYuma1957 a classic 1957 Western]] starring Creator/GlennFord ''Glenn Ford'' and Van Heflin, which was in turn a film adaptation of a short story of the same name by Creator/ElmoreLeonard (his first ever published work, in fact). Perhaps one of the best musical scores of the year 2007.
15th Mar '16 10:14:22 PM Teridax122
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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: McElroy massacred Apache in the past, and he makes a (literally) fatal mistake when he insults Ben Wade's mother. There's also the corrupt leader of the construction camp who considers his Chinese Laborers to be animals and somehow comes across as worse than Ben and his gang.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: McElroy [=McElroy=] massacred Apache in the past, and he makes a (literally) fatal mistake when he insults Ben Wade's mother. There's also the corrupt leader of the construction camp who considers his Chinese Laborers to be animals and somehow comes across as worse than Ben and his gang.



* SonOfAWhore: McElroy states Ben Wade to be the offspring of a hooker and makes the idiotic mistake of insulting dear old mom in front of him. Wade kills him and notes that [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas he loves her anyway]].

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* SonOfAWhore: McElroy [=McElroy=] states Ben Wade to be the offspring of a hooker and makes the idiotic mistake of insulting dear old mom in front of him. Wade kills him and notes that [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas he loves her anyway]].
15th Mar '16 10:11:38 PM Teridax122
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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: One of the members of the main posse massacred Apache in the past, and he makes a (literally) fatal mistake when he insults Ben Wade's mother. There's also the corrupt leader of the construction camp who considers his Chinese Laborers to be animals and somehow comes across as worse than Ben and his gang.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: One of the members of the main posse McElroy massacred Apache in the past, and he makes a (literally) fatal mistake when he insults Ben Wade's mother. There's also the corrupt leader of the construction camp who considers his Chinese Laborers to be animals and somehow comes across as worse than Ben and his gang.



* SonOfAWhore: One of the robbers states Ben Wade to be the offspring of a hooker and makes the idiotic mistake of insulting dear old mom in front of him. Wade kills him and notes that [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas he loves her anyway]].

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* SonOfAWhore: One of the robbers McElroy states Ben Wade to be the offspring of a hooker and makes the idiotic mistake of insulting dear old mom in front of him. Wade kills him and notes that [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas he loves her anyway]].
24th Feb '16 1:57:03 PM k410ren
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** Jackson (furry waist coat henchman, doesn't think it's worth trying to free Wade)
** Nez (Apache, wears a poncho)

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** Jackson (furry waist coat henchman, (wears a furry waistcoat, doesn't think it's worth trying to free Wade)
** Nez (Apache, wears (wears a poncho)



** Tighe (blown up by Byron McElroy by a shotgun shell to his satchel of dynamite during the stagecoach robbery)

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** Tighe (blown up by Byron McElroy [=McElroy=] by a shotgun shell to his satchel of dynamite during the stagecoach robbery)
24th Feb '16 1:55:45 PM k410ren
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* ThirteenIsUnlucky: There are 13 members of Wade's gang, counting Wade.
** Ben Wade
** [[TheDragon Charlie Prince]]
** [[ColdSniper Campos]]
** Sutherland (explosives expert, murders the decoy wagon passenger by burning him to death)
** Jackson (furry waist coat henchman, doesn't think it's worth trying to free Wade)
** Nez (Apache, wears a poncho)
** Kitner (killed by Dan in the town shootout)
** Jorgerson
** Tommy Darden (held hostage by one of the stagecoach guards, gets shot by Wade)
** Tighe (blown up by Byron McElroy by a shotgun shell to his satchel of dynamite during the stagecoach robbery)
** three others (killed during the stagecoach robbery)
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