7 Men From Now (Seven Men from Now) (1956)
Average Rating: 9.1/10
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1956 Wide
Average Rating: 3.5/5
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Ben Stride (Randolph Scott, in a role originally slated for John Wayne) trudges stoically through the West, hunting down the seven men responsible for the murder of his wife in a Wells Fargo station holdup. As the film opens, we see him dispatching two of the miscreants during a driving rainstorm. Though the victims are deserving of their fate, the script is careful to detail the moral deterioration of Scott, who'd quit his sheriff's job to go on this unauthorized death hunt. Also turning up is
Jan 1, 1956 Wide
Dec 20, 2005
Don 'Red' Barry
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Classic Western that is one of the high water marks of the American cinema.
It deserves to be viewed, as one of the greatest Westerns -- possibly one of the greatest films -- ever made.
gets everything right and we indeed feel this movie in our stomachs and hearts
The effect is not one of (pre) post-modern nudging, but a questioning of the conventions through the director's humanizing gaze.
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