• Annie Get Your Gun (2004)

Annie Get Your Gun

Release Date: March 21st, 2004

DVD Release Date: November 14th, 2000

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

The musical tale of Annie Oakley (Betty Hutton) moves from stage to screen in this rollicking film adaptation. Renowned in the Wild West as a sharpshooter, Annie meets her match, both romantically and professionally, in the form of fellow ace gunslinger Frank Butler (Howard Keel). While Annie and Frank are performing as part of the famous traveling show headlined by the legendary Buffalo Bill (Louis Calhern), the two compete and flirt, with plenty of ups and downs along the way.

Cast: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, J. Carrol Naish, Edward Arnold, Keenan Wynn, Benay Venuta, Clinton Sundberg

Director: George Sidney , Busby Berkeley

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Competition, Charming, Spirited, Love, Amusing, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Variety

    Annie Get Your Gun is socko musical entertainment on film, just as it was on the Broadway stage. (Review of original release) show more

  • 80
    Keith PhippsThe A.V. Club

    Though the film suffers from Sidney's point-and-shoot approach to the Robert Alton-staged musical numbers, it's buoyed nicely by the songs themselves, a clever script, crisp Technicolor cinematography, and Hutton's spirited performance. show more

  • 70
    TV Guide Magazine

    In a glove-fitting role, Hutton blasts her way on and off screen as the sharpshooting Annie Oakley Mozie. (Review of original release) show more

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Awards

Winner Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy