Plot – Bret Maverick desires to sign up to a famous poker tournament in St. Louis. At the poker table he meets Annabelle Bransford, opposes against Angel, an ambiguous Spanish man, and teases a young gunslinger who accuses him of cheating. Provoked by Angel, Bret is kidnapped by a group of creditors but manages to escape from them conquering the admiration of Annabelle, who tries to rob him in turn. While recovering a debt, the banker is robbed and Bret deposits his last 100 dollars to the thugs of the brawl at the saloon. He now has to get back the 30.000 dollars stolen by a group of fake Indians. Then he pretends to be hostage of Saken Joseph, his debtor, and persuades him to act as a human target for a Russian baron in search of excitement.
All actors – Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene, Alfred Molina, James Coburn, Dub Taylor, Geoffrey Lewis, Paul L. Smith, Dan Hedaya, Dennis Fimple, Denver Pyleshow all
“Maverick” Quotes 14 quotes
From the moment I slapped eyes on this hombre, I smelled trouble. And re-fried beans. Something else was telling me that this was not just a "chance" meeting.
“The man who'll blow your brains out is Marshal Zane Cooper. You've probably heard of him, I know what you're thinking, he's old and decrepit, gums his food and his women, but he can still shoot straight.”
“- Bret Maverick: You tend to breathe hard when you get excited.
- Annabelle Bransford: How did you - oh.”
“- Marshal Zane Cooper: Oh, I suppose somebody ought to say something nice about the deceased.
- Annabelle Bransford: How do you know he was nice? We don't know anything about him. The only thing he's got in his wallet is a bunch of names of whorehouses.”
“- Annabelle Bransford: What kind of animal are you?
- Bret Maverick: Vulture.”
“If I can't touch you, I can touch your shirt and dream.”