Quigley Down Under

Synopsis: Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from America by an Australian rancher so he can shoot aborigines at a distance. Quigley takes exception to this and leaves. The rancher tries to kill him for refusing, and Quigley escapes into the brush with a woman he rescued from some of the rancher's men, and are helped by aborigines. Quigley returns the help, before going on to destroy all his enemies.
Director(s): Simon Wincer
Production: MGM Home Entertainment
  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
119 min

What are they, koala bears?

Kangaroos, I reckon.

Well, whatever they are, Roy, nature

sure played an awful trick on 'em.

I am fed up with you.

And I am fed up with Roy, whoever he is.

- My name is Matthew.

- Well, pardon the hell outta me.

I can't believe you would

talk to me like that, Roy.

I oughta wash your mouth out

with soap if I had some.

Lady, you are about

half a bubble off the plumb,

and that's for sure and for certain.

Just because the road is rocky, doesn't

mean your spirits should get rocky, too.

When do we get to Marston's ranch?

Been on his bloody land

for the last two days.

Things seem different here.

They say God made Australia last,

don't you know?

After he got tired of making

everything else the same.

Well, I've seen some pretty country,

that's for certain.

What are you doing so far from home?

There hasn't been anyone else but you.

You know that, don't you?

You can take me if you want to, Roy.

God Almighty, lady. Go to sleep.


Hey, look at that.


Good to see you.

Get back to work.

Here you go, lads.

Wait till you see

what we've got for you.

Matthew Quigley.

Elliott Marston. Welcome to Australia.

Well, sir, your men already welcomed me.

Coogan, Mr. Quigley's luggage.

Take it to the lodge.

Mr. Marston, you said you'd

pay me 50 dollars in gold coin

- just for showing up.

- You don't waste much time.

I spent three months on a boat

just gettin' here.

You intrigued me, Mr. Quigley.

Twenty-one men answered my

advertisement, from all over the world.

Canada, India, England.

They just wrote letters.

But you... had a way with words.

My advertisement stated that I wanted to

hire the finest marksman in the world.

Have I?


The legendary Sharp.

You know your weapons.

It's a lever-action breech loader.

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