Blood on the Moon (1948)

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Based on a novel by Luke Short, this western is about a scheming villain and a crooked Indian agent who plot to make money off a local rancher's cattle and enlist the help of a friend--who turns out to not be as keen on the plan as they had expected.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama , Western
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Cast

Robert Mitchum
as Jim Garry
Barbara Bel Geddes
as Amy Lufton
Robert Preston
as Tate Riling
Phyllis Thaxter
as Carol Lufton
Walter Brennan
as Kris Barden
Frank Faylen
as Jake Pindalest
Tom Tully
as John Lufton
Charles McGraw
as Milo Sweet
Clifton Young
as Joe Shotten
Tom Tyler
as Frank Reardan
Richard Powers
as Ted Elser
Tom Keene
as Ted Eiser
Bud Osborne
as Cap Willis
Zon Murray
as Nels Titterton
Robert Bray
as Bart Daniels
George A. Cooper
as Fred Borden
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Critic Reviews for Blood on the Moon

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | February 8, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Above average western.

Full Review… | September 28, 2010
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October 16, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

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Full Review… | May 24, 2003
Film4

Audience Reviews for Blood on the Moon

140514: Good and bad. Some great camera work makes parts of this movie very impactful. The first 30 minutes had me thinking I'd add this film to my collection. Then we get into a cattle stampede and up pops some pretty hooky horse-gun fight scenes. Yikes, they were bad. Mitchum was a bit too stoic but totally remind me of Jean Reno in The Professional, a movie that I continue to enjoy to this day. Forced, happy ending. Too bad because it was looking so good.

John Redshaw
John Redshaw

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