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* HappilyMarried: The O'Dwyers, despite snarking at each other, are quite clearly in a loving and happy marriage.


* JustAFleshWound: While the most grievous injuries receive appropriate attention, many other injuries seem to cause almost no damage. Brooder is stuck in the shoulder with a knife and seems to instantly forget about it. Chicory is also shot with an arrow through the wrist, pinning it to his thigh, which receives no attention thereafter.


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* OnlyAFleshWound: While the most grievous injuries receive appropriate attention, many other injuries seem to cause almost no damage. Brooder is stuck in the shoulder with a knife and seems to instantly forget about it. Chicory is also shot with an arrow through the wrist, pinning it to his thigh, which receives no attention thereafter.

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* CoolGun: Aside from the standard [[TheWestern Western]] arsenal of Peacemakers, Schofields, and Winchesters, there's O'Dwyer with his fancy nickel-finish Merwin-Hulbert revolver, including the first-ever onscreen depiction of this pistol's unusual reload.

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*HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler:While Mrs. O'Dwyer and Chicory are screaming and bawling as Nick's brutal death unfolds before their eyes, all Sheriff Hunt can do is stare with a speechless but fuming expression.]]


* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:The only reason Arthur is able to slaughter the cavemen is because he lures them out of hiding with a throat whistle he cut out of one of their corpses.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: HoistByHisOwnPetard:
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[[spoiler:The only reason Arthur is able to slaughter the cavemen is because he lures them out of hiding with a throat whistle he cut out of one of their corpses.]]


* BodyHorror: See AndIMustScream above.

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* BodyHorror: See AndIMustScream above.BodyHorror:
** The female troglodytes are mutilated.


* {{Jumpscare}} / ScareChord: Averted. There's no heart-shattering jumpscare, or thrashing shaky cam. The cavemen just strike out of ''no where''.

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*{{Jumpscare}} / ScareChord: Averted. There's no heart-shattering jumpscare, or thrashing shaky cam. The cavemen just strike out of ''no where''.


* AbsurdlySharpBlade: The titular weapon itself. Despite being more like a club, it's still sharp enough to decapitate people with one effortless swipe.
* AccidentalTruth: [[spoiler:Hunt's last words to Nick promise that he'll avenge him by killing every last caveman. He later somberly admits to Chicory that it was just a lie to make him feel better in his last moments. But it turns out that that's exactly what Hunt does.]]
* AgonyOfTheFeet: [[spoiler:Hunt slices off the foot of the caveman leader with his bone tomahawk, before doing the same to his head.]]
* AllCavemenWereNeanderthals: The cavemen in the film are superhumanly strong, ugly, and stupid.
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: The cavemen are like a race of animalistic sociopaths.
* AnAxeToGrind: The bone tomahawk, of course.

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* AbsurdlySharpBlade: *AbsurdlySharpBlade: The titular weapon itself. Despite being more like a club, it's still sharp enough to decapitate people with one effortless swipe.
* AccidentalTruth: *AccidentalTruth: [[spoiler:Hunt's last words to Nick promise that he'll avenge him by killing every last caveman. He later somberly admits to Chicory that it was just a lie to make him feel better in his last moments. But it turns out that that's exactly what Hunt does.]]
* AgonyOfTheFeet: *AgonyOfTheFeet: [[spoiler:Hunt slices off the foot of the caveman leader with his bone tomahawk, before doing the same to his head.]]
* AllCavemenWereNeanderthals: *AllCavemenWereNeanderthals: The cavemen in the film are superhumanly strong, ugly, and stupid.
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: *AlwaysChaoticEvil: The cavemen are like a race of animalistic sociopaths.
* AnAxeToGrind:
sociopaths.
*AnAxeToGrind:
The bone tomahawk, of course.



** All twelve cavemen also get fittingly brutal deaths.

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** All **All twelve cavemen also get fittingly brutal deaths.



* {{Bandito}}: [[spoiler:The rescue party's horses are stolen by an all-Mexican gang of bandits.]]

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* {{Bandito}}: *{{Bandito}}: [[spoiler:The rescue party's horses are stolen by an all-Mexican gang of bandits.]]



** The cavemen themselves are examples of this as well, as they have a tradition of drilling animal bones into their bodies as clothes.

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** The **The cavemen themselves are examples of this as well, as they have a tradition of drilling animal bones into their bodies as clothes.



* BreedingSlave / BabyFactory: [[spoiler:The cavewomen are literally nothing but baby factories, because all of their limbs are cut off and their eyes are cut out.]]

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* BreedingSlave *BreedingSlave / BabyFactory: [[spoiler:The cavewomen are literally nothing but baby factories, because all of their limbs are cut off and their eyes are cut out.]]



* ContemporaryCaveman: Well, not exactly modern day, but relatively so.

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* ContemporaryCaveman: *ContemporaryCaveman: Well, not exactly modern day, but relatively so.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Brooder, the TokenEvilTeammate, tears up when he has to put his loyal horse out of its misery.
* EvilAlbino: The cavemen are all permanently slathered with this white ashy substance from head to toe so they blend in with the sand of their hunting ground.
* EvilWeapon: The bone tomahawk is one gnarly-looking and brutal weapon.

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: *EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Brooder, the TokenEvilTeammate, tears up when he has to put his loyal horse out of its misery.
* EvilAlbino: *EvilAlbino: The cavemen are all permanently slathered with this white ashy substance from head to toe so they blend in with the sand of their hunting ground.
* EvilWeapon:
ground.
*EvilWeapon:
The bone tomahawk is one gnarly-looking and brutal weapon.



* FlayingAlive: [[spoiler:The cavemen scalp poor Nick.]]
* ForTheEvulz: The cavemen's brutality has nothing to do with tradition. They are pure evil, plain and simple.

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* FlayingAlive: *FlayingAlive: [[spoiler:The cavemen scalp poor Nick.]]
* ForTheEvulz: *ForTheEvulz: The cavemen's brutality has nothing to do with tradition. They are pure evil, plain and simple.



* FromBadToWorse: The rescue party was already on a suicide trip, but [[spoiler:getting their horses stolen]] was the final nail in the coffin.

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* FromBadToWorse: *FromBadToWorse: The rescue party was already on a suicide trip, but [[spoiler:getting their horses stolen]] was the final nail in the coffin.



* GroinAttack: The cavemen tear open [[spoiler:Nick's]] junk and try to shoot Hunt in the dick with a repeater. Thankfully, they don't understand [[Main/IncrediblyLamePun cocking]].

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* GroinAttack: *GroinAttack: The cavemen tear open [[spoiler:Nick's]] junk and try to shoot Hunt in the dick with a repeater. Thankfully, they don't understand [[Main/IncrediblyLamePun cocking]].



* HellIsThatNoise: The only form of communication the cavemen have are an absolutely inhuman roaring sound that can echo for miles. It turns out they make this by forcing an animal's trachea into their throat. It becomes a plot point when several characters are alerted to their presence by this call, and when [[spoiler:Arthur rips out one of the trachea to use as a whistle lure.]]

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* HellIsThatNoise: *HellIsThatNoise: The only form of communication the cavemen have are an absolutely inhuman roaring sound that can echo for miles. It turns out they make this by forcing an animal's trachea into their throat. It becomes a plot point when several characters are alerted to their presence by this call, and when [[spoiler:Arthur rips out one of the trachea to use as a whistle lure.]]



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:The only reason Arthur is able to slaughter the cavemen is because he lures them out of hiding with a throat whistle he cut out of one of their corpses.]]
** [[spoiler:Hunt also uses a bone tomahawk to kill the caveman leader.]]
* HumanoidAbomination / HumanSubspecies: The cavemen are inbred to such an extent that they qualify as mutants.
* ImpossiblyCoolWeapon: Aside from having a badass name, the bone tomahawk is both an extremely effective club, and an extremely effective hatchet all in one.
* InbredAndEvil: The cavemen are as evil and as inbred as you can get.

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: *HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:The only reason Arthur is able to slaughter the cavemen is because he lures them out of hiding with a throat whistle he cut out of one of their corpses.]]
** [[spoiler:Hunt **[[spoiler:Hunt also uses a bone tomahawk to kill the caveman leader.]]
* HumanoidAbomination *HumanoidAbomination / HumanSubspecies: The cavemen are inbred to such an extent that they qualify as mutants.
* ImpossiblyCoolWeapon: *ImpossiblyCoolWeapon: Aside from having a badass name, the bone tomahawk is both an extremely effective club, and an extremely effective hatchet all in one.
* InbredAndEvil: *InbredAndEvil: The cavemen are as evil and as inbred as you can get.



* ItCanThink: The cavemen are such savages they aren't even regarded as human, but [[spoiler:the leader actually does learn very quickly how to use a gun in the climax, unfortunately for Sheriff Hunt.]]

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* ItCanThink: *ItCanThink: The cavemen are such savages they aren't even regarded as human, but [[spoiler:the leader actually does learn very quickly how to use a gun in the climax, unfortunately for Sheriff Hunt.]]



* JerkassHasAPoint: Brooder is explicitly treated as the bad guy when he guns down the two travelers in cold-blood, but even Hunt agrees that they must pack up on the off-chance they were bandit scouts. [[spoiler:Then it turns out they were all along.]]

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* JerkassHasAPoint: *JerkassHasAPoint: Brooder is explicitly treated as the bad guy when he guns down the two travelers in cold-blood, but even Hunt agrees that they must pack up on the off-chance they were bandit scouts. [[spoiler:Then it turns out they were all along.]]



* MadeOfIron: As part of their mutations, the cavemen can tank through almost any attack unless it's directly to the skull. One even survives getting shot square in the throat.

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* MadeOfIron: *MadeOfIron: As part of their mutations, the cavemen can tank through almost any attack unless it's directly to the skull. One even survives getting shot square in the throat.



* MercyKill: [[spoiler:Five gunshots are heard right at the end of the film, even though there were only three male cavemen left. This implies Hunt also put the women out of their misery too.]]
* MonsterMisogyny / NoWomansLand: All cavewomen are blinded and quadruple-amputated, seen as nothing but [[Main/BreedingSlave Breeding Slaves]] by their inbred sons.
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: The antagonists are 1, cavemen, 2, Indians, 3, cannibal natives, 4, mutants, and 5, zombies (See OurZombiesAreDifferent).
* NobleBigot: Brooder might be a racist {{Jerkass}}, but he's ALighterShadeOfBlack when pit up against the villains of the movie.
* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Hunt decapitates the caveman leader with his own bone tomahawk.]]
* OurZombiesAreDifferent: The cavemen really are just realistic zombies when you think about it. They're completely mindless rabid animals who have zero form of communication, are only effective in hordes, are so inbred they're basically [[Main/HumanoidAbomination Humanoid Abominations]], can only be killed by a shot to the head, and are strictly cannibalistic.

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* MercyKill: *MercyKill: [[spoiler:Five gunshots are heard right at the end of the film, even though there were only three male cavemen left. This implies Hunt also put the women out of their misery too.]]
* MonsterMisogyny *MonsterMisogyny / NoWomansLand: All cavewomen are blinded and quadruple-amputated, seen as nothing but [[Main/BreedingSlave Breeding Slaves]] by their inbred sons.
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: *NinjaPirateZombieRobot: The antagonists are 1, cavemen, 2, Indians, 3, cannibal natives, 4, mutants, and 5, zombies (See OurZombiesAreDifferent).
* NobleBigot: *NobleBigot: Brooder might be a racist {{Jerkass}}, but he's ALighterShadeOfBlack when pit up against the villains of the movie.
* OffWithHisHead: *OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Hunt decapitates the caveman leader with his own bone tomahawk.]]
* OurZombiesAreDifferent: *OurZombiesAreDifferent: The cavemen really are just realistic zombies when you think about it. They're completely mindless rabid animals who have zero form of communication, are only effective in hordes, are so inbred they're basically [[Main/HumanoidAbomination Humanoid Abominations]], can only be killed by a shot to the head, and are strictly cannibalistic.



* RedRightHand: The cavemen's horrific mutations stemmed from generations of inbreeding.

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* RedRightHand: *RedRightHand: The cavemen's horrific mutations stemmed from generations of inbreeding.



* {{Sadist}}: The cavemen aren't just dumb animals, they're straight up sadistic psychopaths. They are as needlessly brutal and torturous as possible.

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* {{Sadist}}: *{{Sadist}}: The cavemen aren't just dumb animals, they're straight up sadistic psychopaths. They are as needlessly brutal and torturous as possible.



* ScatterbrainedSenior: Chicory is a lovable ol' coot.

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* ScatterbrainedSenior: *ScatterbrainedSenior: Chicory is a lovable ol' coot.



* SwissArmyWeapon: The bone tomahawk has a blunt end that makes it double as a club.

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* SwissArmyWeapon: *SwissArmyWeapon: The bone tomahawk has a blunt end that makes it double as a club.



* TorturePorn / SplatterHorror: The film is filled with the most sadistic {{Gorn}} imaginable.

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* TorturePorn *TorturePorn / SplatterHorror: The film is filled with the most sadistic {{Gorn}} imaginable.


*AbsurdlySharpBlade: The titular weapon itself. Despite being more like a club, it's still sharp enough to decapitate people with one effortless swipe.
*AccidentalTruth: [[spoiler:Hunt's last words to Nick promise that he'll avenge him by killing every last caveman. He later somberly admits to Chicory that it was just a lie to make him feel better in his last moments. But it turns out that that's exactly what Hunt does.]]
*AgonyOfTheFeet: [[spoiler:Hunt slices off the foot of the caveman leader with his bone tomahawk, before doing the same to his head.]]
*AllCavemenWereNeanderthals: The cavemen in the film are superhumanly strong, ugly, and stupid.
*AlwaysChaoticEvil: The cavemen are like a race of animalistic sociopaths.
*AnAxeToGrind: The bone tomahawk, of course.



* AssholeVictim: Purvis and Buddy. It's hard to feel sorry for them when they make a living killing travelers in their sleep.

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* AssholeVictim: Purvis and Buddy. It's hard to feel sorry for them when they make a living killing travelers in their sleep. Nick even mentions that Buddy was such a bastard he completely deserved his awful fate.
**All twelve cavemen also get fittingly brutal deaths.



*{{Bandito}}: [[spoiler:The rescue party's horses are stolen by an all-Mexican gang of bandits.]]



**The cavemen themselves are examples of this as well, as they have a tradition of drilling animal bones into their bodies as clothes.



*BreedingSlave / BabyFactory: [[spoiler:The cavewomen are literally nothing but baby factories, because all of their limbs are cut off and their eyes are cut out.]]



* CannibalTribe: The troglodytes.

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* CannibalTribe: The troglodytes. And seeing how they're all blackout inbred, they also qualify as a CannibalClan.



* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:Subverted with the dynamite. They bring it. Brooder is left behind to use it in a last stand. Yet it was never used.]]

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* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:Subverted with the dynamite. They bring it. Brooder is left behind to use it in a last stand. Yet it was never used.]]*ContemporaryCaveman: Well, not exactly modern day, but relatively so.



*EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Brooder, the TokenEvilTeammate, tears up when he has to put his loyal horse out of its misery.
*EvilAlbino: The cavemen are all permanently slathered with this white ashy substance from head to toe so they blend in with the sand of their hunting ground.
*EvilWeapon: The bone tomahawk is one gnarly-looking and brutal weapon.



*FlayingAlive: [[spoiler:The cavemen scalp poor Nick.]]
*ForTheEvulz: The cavemen's brutality has nothing to do with tradition. They are pure evil, plain and simple.



* GenreMashup: A {{Western}} with elements of a horror movie.

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*FromBadToWorse: The rescue party was already on a suicide trip, but [[spoiler:getting their horses stolen]] was the final nail in the coffin.
* GenreMashup: A horror movie with a {{Western}} with elements of a horror movie.skin.



* GlassCannon: The cavemen can go down with a single gunshot, but are hard to spot, and are devastatingly accurate with their arrows and titular tomahawks.



*GroinAttack: The cavemen tear open [[spoiler:Nick's]] junk and try to shoot Hunt in the dick with a repeater. Thankfully, they don't understand [[Main/IncrediblyLamePun cocking]].



*HellIsThatNoise: The only form of communication the cavemen have are an absolutely inhuman roaring sound that can echo for miles. It turns out they make this by forcing an animal's trachea into their throat. It becomes a plot point when several characters are alerted to their presence by this call, and when [[spoiler:Arthur rips out one of the trachea to use as a whistle lure.]]



*HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:The only reason Arthur is able to slaughter the cavemen is because he lures them out of hiding with a throat whistle he cut out of one of their corpses.]]
**[[spoiler:Hunt also uses a bone tomahawk to kill the caveman leader.]]
*HumanoidAbomination / HumanSubspecies: The cavemen are inbred to such an extent that they qualify as mutants.
*ImpossiblyCoolWeapon: Aside from having a badass name, the bone tomahawk is both an extremely effective club, and an extremely effective hatchet all in one.
*InbredAndEvil: The cavemen are as evil and as inbred as you can get.



*ItCanThink: The cavemen are such savages they aren't even regarded as human, but [[spoiler:the leader actually does learn very quickly how to use a gun in the climax, unfortunately for Sheriff Hunt.]]



*JerkassHasAPoint: Brooder is explicitly treated as the bad guy when he guns down the two travelers in cold-blood, but even Hunt agrees that they must pack up on the off-chance they were bandit scouts. [[spoiler:Then it turns out they were all along.]]



*MadeOfIron: As part of their mutations, the cavemen can tank through almost any attack unless it's directly to the skull. One even survives getting shot square in the throat.



*MercyKill: [[spoiler:Five gunshots are heard right at the end of the film, even though there were only three male cavemen left. This implies Hunt also put the women out of their misery too.]]
*MonsterMisogyny / NoWomansLand: All cavewomen are blinded and quadruple-amputated, seen as nothing but [[Main/BreedingSlave Breeding Slaves]] by their inbred sons.
*NinjaPirateZombieRobot: The antagonists are 1, cavemen, 2, Indians, 3, cannibal natives, 4, mutants, and 5, zombies (See OurZombiesAreDifferent).
*NobleBigot: Brooder might be a racist {{Jerkass}}, but he's ALighterShadeOfBlack when pit up against the villains of the movie.
*OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Hunt decapitates the caveman leader with his own bone tomahawk.]]
*OurZombiesAreDifferent: The cavemen really are just realistic zombies when you think about it. They're completely mindless rabid animals who have zero form of communication, are only effective in hordes, are so inbred they're basically [[Main/HumanoidAbomination Humanoid Abominations]], can only be killed by a shot to the head, and are strictly cannibalistic.



* RedHerring: [[spoiler:The dynamite is a fake ChekhovsGun. They bring it. Brooder is left behind to use it in a last stand. Yet it was never used.]]
*RedRightHand: The cavemen's horrific mutations stemmed from generations of inbreeding.



*{{Sadist}}: The cavemen aren't just dumb animals, they're straight up sadistic psychopaths. They are as needlessly brutal and torturous as possible.



*ScatterbrainedSenior: Chicory is a lovable ol' coot.



*SwissArmyWeapon: The bone tomahawk has a blunt end that makes it double as a club.



*TorturePorn / SplatterHorror: The film is filled with the most sadistic {{Gorn}} imaginable.



* WouldHitAGirl: Discussed. Brooder admits to killing Indian women as well as men, reasoning that women can also fight. It shows how thoroughly Brooder hates them.
* WouldntHitAGirl: Chicory rather blithely comments on how he couldn't fathom harming a woman or a child immediately after Brooder admits that he has. Sheriff Hunt tells him to shut up.

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* WouldHitAGirl: WouldHitAGirl / WouldHurtAChild: Discussed. Brooder admits to killing Indian women as well as men, reasoning that women can also fight. He goes out of his way to mention that children can fight too... It shows how thoroughly Brooder hates them.
* WouldntHitAGirl: WouldntHitAGirl / WouldntHurtAChild: Chicory rather blithely comments on how he couldn't fathom harming a woman or a child immediately after Brooder admits that he has. Sheriff Hunt tells him to shut up.


* TokenEvilTeammate: Brooder is the most unlikable and ruthless member of the posse. He kills a couple of Mexicans without provocation [[note]]Though to be fair not without reason- he thinks they are scouts for a bandit party, and he was probably right as later bandits do in fact steal their horses in their sleep[[/note]], and he's admitted to killing [[spoiler:116]] Native Americans, including [[WouldHitAGirl women]] and [[WouldHurtAChild children]].

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* TokenEvilTeammate: Brooder is the most unlikable and ruthless member of the posse. He kills has a couple reputation as a merciless killer of Mexicans without provocation [[note]]Though to be fair not without reason- he thinks they are scouts for a bandit party, and he was probably right as later bandits do in fact steal their horses in their sleep[[/note]], and he's admitted to killing [[spoiler:116]] Native Americans, including [[WouldHitAGirl women]] and [[WouldHurtAChild children]].children]]. He also proves quick on the trigger when he suspects people to be threats, which might help the posse out when [[spoiler:he kills a bunch of likely bandits]].


* HandicappedBadass: Arthur O'Dwyer insists on coming along despite his broken leg. He is largely a burden to the group [[spoiler: but is actually the most effective of them in the end, managing to kill 4 of the cavemen entirely by himself.]]

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* HandicappedBadass: HandicappedBadass:
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Arthur O'Dwyer insists on coming along despite his broken leg. He is largely a burden to the group [[spoiler: but is actually the most effective of them in the end, managing to kill 4 of the cavemen entirely by himself.]]



* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: On top of being inbred cannibalistic cavemen, the troglodytes are apparently also racist since they brutally murder the black stable boy but refuse to eat him.


* CannibalClan: The troglodytes.

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* CannibalClan: CannibalTribe: The troglodytes.



** The two black residents of Bright Hope have lowly positions, but no one displays any racism toward them. When the stable boy is killed, one of the white residents laments his brutal death.

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** The two black residents of Bright Hope have lowly positions, but no one displays any racism toward them. When the stable boy is killed, one of the white residents laments his brutal death.death (although his employer seems indifferent, only caring about the missing horses).
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: On top of being inbred cannibalistic cavemen, the troglodytes are apparently also racist since they brutally murder the black stable boy but refuse to eat him.



* TokenEvilTeammate: Brooder is the most unlikable and cruel member of the posse. He kills a couple of Mexicans without provocation, and he's admitted to killing [[spoiler:116]] Native Americans, including [[WouldHitAGirl women]] and [[WouldHurtAChild children]].

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* TokenEvilTeammate: Brooder is the most unlikable and cruel ruthless member of the posse. He kills a couple of Mexicans without provocation, provocation [[note]]Though to be fair not without reason- he thinks they are scouts for a bandit party, and he was probably right as later bandits do in fact steal their horses in their sleep[[/note]], and he's admitted to killing [[spoiler:116]] Native Americans, including [[WouldHitAGirl women]] and [[WouldHurtAChild children]].


* BerserkButton: Arthur O'Dwyer doesn't tolerate anyone making flirtatious remarks regarding his wife. Especially when it's John Brooder.

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* BerserkButton: Arthur O'Dwyer doesn't tolerate anyone making flirtatious remarks regarding his wife. Especially when it's John Brooder. {{Justified}} since she's just been kidnapped by cannibals and Brooder is being particular insensitive, not to mention O'Dwyer is extra-stressed from his injured leg and fully aware he is a burden to the group.

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* HandicappedBadass: Arthur O'Dwyer insists on coming along despite his broken leg. He is largely a burden to the group [[spoiler: but is actually the most effective of them in the end, managing to kill 4 of the cavemen entirely by himself.]]
** [[spoiler: Sheriff Hunt kills the final three cavemen offscreen, as we hear three gunshots at the very end, despite bleeding out and dying.]]

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