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Ride the Pink Horse (1947)

Ride the Pink Horse


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Release Date: Jan 1, 1947 Wide


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Movie Info

This unusual crime melodrama directed by and starring Robert Montgomery is the story of friendship and revenge. Blackie Gagin,(Robert Montgomery) arrives in a small New Mexico town during fiesta time looking for crime-boss Frank Hugo (Fred Clark), who has killed Blackie's best friend. Bill Retz (Art Smith), an FBI agent who has been tracking Montgomery confronts him and demands the evidence that Blackie has that will convict Clark. Blackie goes to Hugo, attempts to blackmail him and is chased by … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Ben Hecht , Charles Lederer , Joan Harrison
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On DVD: Mar 16, 2015
Universal Pictures


as Blackie Gagin ...

as Frank Hugo

as Marjorie

as Bill Retz

as Mr. Edison

as Bellboy

as Elevator Girl

as Portly Man

as Mexican Workman

as Manageress

as Mexican Man

as Mexican Man

as State Trooper

as State Trooper

as Drunken Mexican

as Mr. Blaine

as Elderly Man

as Waitress

as Mexican Girl

as Mexican Girl

as Mexican Man

as Mexican Girl

as Mexican Girl

as Mexican Girl

as Mexican Girl

as Mexican Boy

as Mexican Boy

as Mexican Boy

as Mexican Boy

as Mexican Boy Crying

as Muchacho

as Headwaiter
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Critic Reviews for Ride the Pink Horse

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 28, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

An under-seen but highly-recommended film.

Full Review… | March 28, 2015
Under the Radar

If a director's job is to come up with creative ways to convey who characters are and the deeper meaning of their circumstances, Montgomery earns a gold star.

Full Review… | March 16, 2015
The Dissolve

Skillfully crafted crime-noir, well directed by Robert Montogmery and well acted by the entire cast, especially Thomas Gomez in an Oscar-nominated performance.

Full Review… | July 25, 2011

Stylishly presented complex psychological melodrama.

Full Review… | April 5, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Ride the Pink Horse


the actor robert montgomery both directs and stars in this noir set in the new mexican desert. haunting images, mysterious characters, hard-boiled dialogue, yet all is not as cynical as it first seems. a powerful film with delicious atmosphere

Stella Dallas

Super Reviewer

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