Unforgiven script
Unforgiven (1992)
Synopsis: When prostitute Delilah Fitzgerald (Anna Thomson) is disfigured by a pair of cowboys in Big Whiskey, Wyoming, her fellow brothel workers post a reward for their murder, much to the displeasure of sheriff Little Bill Daggett (Gene Hackman), who doesn't allow vigilantism in his town. Two groups of gunfighters, one led by aging former bandit William Munny (Clint Eastwood), the other by the florid English Bob (Richard Harris), come to collect the reward, clashing with each other and the sheriff.

Alice can't wait for Skinny and she jumps on Mike's back and

brings the big man down and she fights him though she's not

a big woman. Alice is twenty-five but she's been around some,

whored some tough cow-towns, and she has too much bone and

character in her face to be outright pretty but she attracts

men like flies. Sure she has some smallpox scars on her face,

but they're common and there are only a few of them, not

like on Skinny whose mean little face is eaten right up with



STANDING THERE IN THE DOORWAY, his nasty face eaten with

smallpox scars and he is looking at Delilah who is a fountain

of blood, looking at her coldly, and looking down at the

melee on the floor and, pointing the big Navy Colt in his

hand, he says,


Get offa her, asshole.

And he says it so cold and with such authority that everything

goes quiet.



Nebraska winter except for the sound of the snowshoes.

The snow has obliterated the Main Street of Big Whiskey giving

the impression that the dark, low buildings are scattered at

random. The only structure with any sign of life is Greely's

Beer Garden and Billiards which shows a glowing window and

two horses out front and that is a hundred yards away from

the struggling silhouettes of the two men on snowshoes. The

big one is LITTLE BILL DAGGETT and he is very big, wrapped

in a huge bearskin robe.

The smaller one is CLYDE LEDBETTER who isn't small though he

has only one arm.


...wouldn't let you settle it, huh?


Hell, you know how Skinny is. Says

he's gonna shoot 'em... an I says,

"Skinny, you can't do that," an' he

says, "Well, then get Little Bill

down here an' let's settle this" an'

I says, "Bill's sleepin', Skinny,"


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David Peoples

David Webb Peoples (born c. 1940) is an American screenwriter, best known for the films Blade Runner, Unforgiven and Twelve Monkeys. more…

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