The River's Edge

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After lifting a cool million from a U.S. bank, a crook is anxious to sneak across the border into Mexico, but to do so he must hire an experienced wilderness guide. When things don't go as planned, the crook forces the guide and his wife into the mountains with him.


Anthony Quinn
as Ben Cameron
Ray Milland
as Nardo Denning
Debra Paget
as Meg Cameron
Tom McKee
as US Border Patrol Captain
Frank Gerstle
as US Border Patrolman Harry Castleton
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Critic Reviews for The River's Edge

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Audience Reviews for The River's Edge

  • Dec 19, 2013
    western noir from allan dwan. love the colors!
    Stella D Super Reviewer
  • Jun 23, 2013
    Not a western but a well shot and performed drama set in the West. The story is rather ordinary but benefits from the role reversal of Milland, usually the hero and Quinn, often the heavy but in opposite roles here. Even at the relatively brief running time the script could have been tightened a bit but overall a good film. One caveat-it would take a great deal to make a woman as stunning as Debra Paget was in her prime look bad but the filmmakers almost achieve that feat. Saddled with unflattering makeup and frightening Lucille Ball red hair that never moves no matter what travail she is enduring her beauty is almost completely obscured.
    jay n Super Reviewer

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