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The Chase

The Chase (1966)

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Release Date: Feb 17, 1966 Limited

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All hell breaks loose in a Texas town when an escaped convict heads home in Arthur Penn's Southern gothic melodrama. Appointed by local kingpin Val Rogers (E. G. Marshall), benevolent Sheriff Calder (Marlon Brando) manages to keep the peace in Tarl, but the situation starts to fester one Saturday when news filters in that wild child Bubber Reeves (Robert Redford) has jumped prison. Bubber's impending arrival arouses hostility among Tarl's citizens, such as Edwin Stewart (Robert Duvall), who

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Drama, Classics

Horton Foote, Lillian Hellman

Feb 24, 2004

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A Texas-style Peyton Place that's possibly more absurd.

May 15, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Preceding Bonnie and Clyde by a year, Arthur Penn's small-town drama, flaunting a top-notch cast (Brando, Redford, Jane Fonda) is a quintessential movie pointing to the thematic and tonal direction Hollywood would take in the late 1960s.

May 31, 2006 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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Great stars, great director, muddled message melodrama.

February 10, 2006
Las Vegas Review-Journal

ripping little drama

February 26, 2005
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Audience Reviews for The Chase

goes nowhere, slowly
April 11, 2007
brooklynspo

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This is probably my favourite movie that takes place in a small Texan town. This movie has an all-star cast, and a good story. I highly recommend it, it's intense and exciting.
December 6, 2010
ajv2688

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I really like this movie, an early neo-western and Marlon Brando being a cool sheriff. I think it tends to throw off people due to the ensemble factor, there's no real main character to latch on to. I actually like that, it's different. Jane Fonda and Angie Dickinson make for some great supporting characters. While this isn't flawless, it has a great heart and a good message about gossip and the power of townspeople.
July 31, 2010
ythelastman89

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This sprawling thriller cum soap opera doen't quite live up to it's almost overpopulated star cast, but Brando and Redford are always supremely watchable, and the strong script weaves the many plotlines together into a satisfying climax.
April 4, 2007
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    1. Sheriff Calder: I'm not out patrolling, I'm looking for an ice cream cone.
    – Submitted by Greg H (10 months ago)
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