Bad Day at Black Rock Reviews

May 19, 2010
John Sturges's macho B-picture is more brawn than brains...but what brawn!
March 27, 2009
An action film for people who don't like action films.
September 9, 2008
Considerable excitement is whipped up in this suspense drama, and fans who go for tight action will find it entirely satisfactory.
January 26, 2006
Nicely put together by Sturges, its suspense derives largely from the excellent performances and imaginative use of the 'Scope frame by cameraman William C Mellor.
February 17, 2005
Superb, if it weren't, as we said, for the too-obvious liberal teachings that interrupt the terrific ation.
May 20, 2003
Slowly, through a process of guarded discourse, which Director John Sturges has built up by patient, methodical pacing of his almost completely mate cast, an eerie light begins to glimmer.