The Quick and the Dead

Other mistake: During the first round of the duels we see a part of the participants list and "Scars" is missing. He should appear between "Spotted Horse" and "Sparks" according to their order of entering the competition.

Other mistake: When Leonardo DiCaprio is shot by Gene Hackman, he lays on the ground with his feet splayed out. The bottoms of his shoes are perfectly clean, no dirt, no dust, no wear and tear. The girl that is tending to him seems to have a french manicure, or very shiny perfect nails.

Other mistake: Final showdown between Ellen and Herod. The first shot hits him in the torso. He does not move and seems surprised to find a hole there. Second shot to the head, from the same gun, lifts him off his feet and drives him back several feet, a very different reaction. Quite possibly at some point it was supposed to be Cort that shoots him first, from behind Ellen. Ellen would be wounded but then fire the killing shot.

Continuity mistake: Just before Russell Crowe duels with Spotted Horse, there is a rope strung across the street with what appears to be lanterns attached to it. In the next shot of Russell Crowe, the rope is gone, but Spotted Horse later accidentally shoots it down. (01:12:50)

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John Herod: I said, are you still fast?
Cort: Faster than you.

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Trivia: This is the only Sam Raimi movie where his trademark Oldsmobile does not appear.

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Suggested correction: According to legend, the car was stripped down to its chassis then rebuilt as a stagecoach for the movie.

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Question: Who shoots Herod the first time in the final showdown with Ellen? I have replayed the video several times and her gun does not fire until the second, kill shot to the head. Cort is just behind her. Are we supposed to surmise that he shot Herod first? Just a mistake?

Answer: Ellen shoots Herod both times. There is a muzzle flash and sound effect from her gun just as Herod's shot hits her. If it helps, watch the scene in slow motion.

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