'Quigley Down Under' — the adventure western

Tom Selleck played Montana sharpshooter Matthew Quigley, who travels far, far afield -- all the way to Australia — where he runs afoul of a rancher who decides he wants Quigley dead. The project was originally conceived for stars Steve McQueen and Clint Eastwood, but with McQueen's death, it wasn't until Selleck agreed to star that it finally made it to the big screen. The transfer of classic western tropes to an exotic locale, such as the Australian Outback, made for an adventurous take on the genre.
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