5 Card Stud (1968)

5 Card Stud


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This western murder mystery finds five card players being stalked by an unknown gunman. Van Morgan (Dean Martin) and Nick Evers (Roddy McDowell) are two of the players at a table where a man is caught cheating and is lynched by the other irate gamblers. Van was absent when the infraction occurred and tries in vain to stop the hanging. He and the local minister Reverend Rudd (Robert Mitchum) try to find the killer as he eliminates the gamblers responsible for the lynching. Rudd puts down his … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Western, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Marguerite Roberts
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 4, 2002
Paramount Pictures


as Van Morgan

as The Rev. Jonathan Ru...

as Lily Langford

as Nick Evers

as Nora Evers

as Marshal Dana

as Mama Malone

as Little George

as Sig Evers

as Joe Hurley

as Dr. Cooper

as Eldon Bates

as Rowan

as Mace Jones

as Stranger

as Mrs. Wells

as Fred Carson

as Woman Customer

as Deputy Marshal Otis ...
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Critic Reviews for 5 Card Stud

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | February 11, 2006
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | February 11, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Without the presence of Martin and Mitchum this would be strictly a B-Movie, but with them it becomes something quite enjoyable.

Full Review… | February 28, 2014
Three Movie Buffs

Audience Reviews for 5 Card Stud


Solid western with decent work from all.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer


Interesting Western-Noir that would have played better without the love interest getting in the way.

Steve B.

Super Reviewer


More of a murder mystery set during Western times then a Western but thats what makes it so good so if you like Western or Mystery then you got the best of both here.Look out for the murder by barbed wire.It was just brutal & the 1st time I've seen something like it

Brody Manson

Super Reviewer

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