The Man From Laramie (1955)
Average Rating: 7.8/10
Reviews Counted: 8
Fresh: 8 | Rotten: 0
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Release Date: Aug 31, 1955 Wide
Average Rating: 3.7/5
User Ratings: 3,293
Anthony Mann directed this brilliant psychological Western reminiscent of Shakespeare's King Lear. James Stewart plays Will Lockhart, who is obsessed with finding the man who sold automatic rifles to the Apaches, resulting in the death of his brother. Will enters the town of Coronado, NM, ruled by the blind and aging patriarch Alec Waggoman (Donald Crisp). Unaware that he is trespassing on Waggoman's land, he finds himself accosted by Alec's sociopathic son, Dave (Alex Nicol), who brutally beats
Aug 31, 1955 Wide
Feb 8, 2000
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Frank de Kova
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Atmospheric Western that is also filled with crime, mystery and suspense.
This adult psychological Western represents one of the best collaborations between director Anthony Mann and star Jimmy Stewart.
The fifth of Anthony Mann's five Westerns with Jimmy Stewart, The Man from Laramie looks more and more like the best of the lot.
Taut, brutal Western with King Lear overtones
Audience Reviews for The Man From Laramie
- Chris Boldt: Well, I ain't got no references. But anybody can tell you that Chris Boldt is a man not to be trusted. That means nobody's secrets are sacred with me.
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