Vera Cruz (1954)
Average Rating: 6.5/10
Reviews Counted: 11
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Release Date: Dec 25, 1954 Limited
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 1,983
Produced by Burt Lancaster's own company, Vera Cruz teams Lancaster with the venerable Gary Cooper. The story, set during the Mexican revolution of 1866, casts Cooper and Lancaster as Ben Trane and Joe Erin, two rival soldiers of fortune who team to fight for the highest bidder. The two men come to loggerheads when Trane's sweetheart Nina (Sarita Montiel) begs them to fight on the side of the rebels, while the wealthy Marquis de Labodere (Cesar Romero) implores them to offer their services to
Dec 25, 1954 Limited
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Marquis de Labordere
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It's amazing that Aldrich found time to be simultaneously playful, thoughtful, and angry as well as compact and economical, cramming all this stuff into a fast-moving, action-packed 94 minutes.
Behind Aldrich's humoristic veneer and lush eye lurks a despairing absurdist
If you like your westerns with a salsa topping, this one should be spicy enough.
Rousing western set South of Border with Cooper and Lancaster in blazing style.
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