What’s the Best Movie Shootout?

Are you partial to ultra-cool shootouts like the set-destroying gunplay in The Matrix? Would you select something from the exotic filmography of John Woo? Are you a pure classicist, going for sturdy fare like High Noon? Would you make the somewhat irreverent choice (as I would) and pick The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly—which is really more about the anticipation of the shootout than the actual bullets flying?

If you thought Movie Irv would have chosen any of the above, you’d be wrong. Here’s his choice:


You don’t want to shoot from the hip on this one. Consider your choice carefully…then fire away below.