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Decision at Sundown (1957)





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In this film, Randolph Scott plays a flint-eyed gunman who rides into a sleepy town to drive out local tough guy John Carroll by sundown. Scott is motivated by revenge; years earlier, Carroll had stolen Scott's wife. The woman subsequently killed herself, leaving both men feeling responsible for her death.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Charles B. Lang
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 4, 2008
Columbia Pictures


Randolph Scott
as Bart Allison
John Carroll
as Tate Kimbrough
Karen Steele
as Lucy Summerton
Valerie French
as Ruby James
John Archer
as Dr. Storrow
Andrew Duggan
as Sheriff Swede Hansen
John Litel
as Charles Summerton
Ray Teal
as Morley Chase
H.M. Wynant
as Spanish
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 5, 2005
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Less than 80 minutes but dozens of characterization brushstrokes

Full Review… | June 7, 2015

Remarkable look at dictatorship, revolt and non-violence in a Western town.

Full Review… | February 1, 2012
Classic Film and Television

It works well enough to get you riled up.

Full Review… | November 6, 2008
Combustible Celluloid

Solid Randolph Scott and Budd Boetticher revenge Western.

Full Review… | February 2, 2005
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