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The Violent Men (1955)

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 ex-military man John Parrish, the good-guy small ranch owner who is willing to sell until one of his ranch hands turns up dead. He fights back with a vengance using his military training and sets his eyes on Wilkison's daughter, Judith (Dianne Foster).more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Harry Kleiner
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 5, 2005
Columbia Pictures


Glenn Ford
as John Parrish
Barbara Stanwyck
as Martha Wilkison
Edward G. Robinson
as Lee Wilkison
Dianne Foster
as Judith Wilkison
Brian Keith
as Cole Wilkison
May Wynn
as Caroline Vail
Warner Anderson
as Jim McCloud
Basil Ruysdael
as Tex Hinkleman
Richard Jaeckel
as Wade Matlock
Jack Kelly
as DeRosa
Willis B. Bouchey
as Sheriff Martin Kenne...
Peter Hanson
as George Menefee
James Anderson
as Hank Purdue
William Phipps
as Bud Hinkleman
Edmund Cobb
as Anchor Rider
Raymond Greenleaf
as Dr. Henry Crowell
John Halloran
as 2nd Farmer
Walter Beaver
as Hinkleman's Son
Robert Bice
as Tony, Parrish Ranch...
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All Critics (2)

Robinson, Ford, Stanwyck and Keith know how to act.

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

Audience Reviews for The Violent Men

Lurid way over the top western with Barbara oozing malevolence.

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