Love and a .45

Synopsis: Watty has made a living out of robbing convenience stores, but after one of these jobs turned into murder by his partner, the psychopath Billy Mack, he is on the run with his fiancé Starlene and with both Billy Mack, the police and some loan-sharks on his trail. Their plan is to go to Mexico but before they do that they want to get married and visit Starlene's parents.
Director(s): C.M. Talkington
Production: Trimark
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min

anyone says...

and never rob a store

with a loaded gun.


Yes, sir.

That way no one gets hurt.

People ask me why

I chose a life outside the law.

They say,

"Watty Watts you're a smart man.

Why do you feel you gotta hold up

every two bit convenience store,

between Dallas and Tyler?"

And I say to them...

"You ever think to ask

Merle Haggard or Loretta Lynn

why they sing country?"

"You ever wonder why Morrison

became a rock star?"

Hell no.

Things just happen.

You see, I'm an artist.

Whether it's cooking breakfast

or ripping off convenience stores,

I'm an artist.


Through repetition of danger,

we become accustomed to it.

Difficulty at the beginning.

To find one's place

in the infinity of being,

one must be able to both

separate and to unite.

You see if you want something in life,

you gotta be able to

go out there and take it.

Nobody's gonna

hand it to you on a plate.

When I was a young boy...

my granddaddy, who had been

a professional bounty hunter,

he said to me, "Watty only

two things you need in life

to get by on this planet.

Love and a 45."

Well howdy, young lady.

What is a fine looking

young woman such as yourself

doing on one these dangerous,

deserted, back country Texas roads?

Hey, baby.

Did you get us some

grocery money?

I just might have.

Perhaps you'd like to join me

in my chariot

for a little romp

in the moonlight?

Perhaps I would.

Her name is Starlene Cheatham.

I'm Watty Watts.

We specialize in risk management.

Stop that Watty Watts.

You better quit it

or I'm gonna whip your behind.

Hey, that felt kinda good.

You know what?

I was just thinking of something.

Oh yeah, what were you thinking?

I was thinking how today's

gonna be the day.

What day is that?

The day you make

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