Invitation to a Gunfighter


Plot – After the end of the Civil War, the confederate veteran Matt Weaver returns home and discovers that all his properties have been dispossessed as ordered by Samuel Brewster, the city boss. Weaver is very determined to invoke his rights, but Brewster decides to stop him by hiring a famous gunslinger, Jules Gaspard d’Estaing, who will solve the situation.

Movie Info

Title Invitation to a Gunfighter

Year 1964

Director Richard Wilson


Top 6 Quotes of “Invitation to a Gunfighter” Movie

“- Ruth Adams: Gunplay? Guns is a plaything to you?
– Jules Gaspard d’Estaing: Play and work, Mrs. Adams. Work and play.”
Janice Rule – Ruth Adams

Yul Brynner – Jules Gaspard d’Estaing

“- Matt Weaver: I’m still not standing between you and something you want?
– Jules Gaspard d’Estaing: You’re standing between me and the road out of town.”
George Segal – Matt Weaver

Yul Brynner – Jules Gaspard d’Estaing

“- Sam Brewster: You got him in the arm
– Crane Adams: I aimed for his Reb heart.
– Sam Brewster: Your performance is never up to your intentions.”
Pat Hingle – Sam Brewster

David Clifford – Crane Adams

“I’ll tell you what I am… and what you are. I’m a man with a gun, and you’re drunk.”

Yul Brynner – Jules Gaspard d’Estaing

“That’s my mother’s grave out there, Ruth. I planted them vines on the porch. I’ll live here until I die… sooner or later. However, as long as I live, I’ll fight the whole town for the right to die here.”
George Segal – Matt Weaver

“- Matt Weaver: I’ve killed so many men in the last four years, one more don’t matter none. Tell me… you pass up your chance, why should I pass up mine?
– Jules Gaspard d’Estaing: Truce for the night.
– Matt Weaver: Oh… oh, and you believe when they say I’m crazy?
– Jules Gaspard d’Estaing: So am I. You know it’s a funny thing… a man crazy…”
George Segal – Matt Weaver

Yul Brynner – Jules Gaspard d’Estaing