The Violent Men (1955)

The Violent Men


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Rudolphe Maté directs the western The Violent Men, based on the novel Rough Company by Donald Hamilton. Edward G. Robinson plays Lee Wilkison, the bad-guy owner of Anchor Ranch with a plan to buy out all the smaller ranches to gain control of the valley. Barbara Stanwyck plays his wife Martha, who secretly has an affair with his brother, Cole (Brian Keith). Meanwhile, Cole hangs out with hired gun Wade Matlock (Richard Jaeckel) and his other girlfriend, Elena (Lita Milan). Glenn Ford plays … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Harry Kleiner
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On DVD: Apr 5, 2005
Columbia Pictures


as John Parrish

as Martha Wilkison

as Lee Wilkison

as Judith Wilkison

as Cole Wilkison

as Caroline Vail

as Jim McCloud

as Tex Hinkleman

as Wade Matlock

as DeRosa

as Sheriff Martin Kenne...

as George Menefee

as Jackson

as Hank Purdue

as Bud Hinkleman

as Anchor Rider

as Mahoney

as Dr. Henry Crowell

as 2nd Farmer

as Hinkleman's Son

as Tony, Parrish Ranch...
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Robinson, Ford, Stanwyck and Keith know how to act.

Full Review… | June 17, 2006
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February 23, 2013

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Lurid way over the top western with Barbara oozing malevolence.

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