Buchanan Rides Alone (1958) - Rotten Tomatoes

Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)





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In this western, a prospector stakes a claim in Mexico and then heads for a border town. There he makes friends with a senorita and ends up murdering the town villain. This sparks a great controversy amongst the town fathers, a conflict he manipulates to his advantage.

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Randolph Scott
as Tom Buchanan
Tol Avery
as Simon
L.Q. Jones
as Pecos Bill
Robert Anderson
as Waldo Peek
Joe De Santis
as Esteban Gomez
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Critic Reviews for Buchanan Rides Alone

All Critics (3)

Dark comedy gem in which the hero cleans up one of the most corrupt towns in Western history.

August 10, 2011 | Full Review…

This is a lighter effort than usual, with more of a male bonding angle. It's also the most needlessly complicated of the series.

November 6, 2008 | Full Review…

Absurd but witty minor Western.

October 28, 2005 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Buchanan Rides Alone

i haven't seen a bad boetticher/scott western. this one has a light hearted tone that put me off at first but found myself enjoying quite a bit. this plot description is a bit off: buchanan rides alone through california, en route to his home in texas, passing through a town run by the crooked agry brothers, which he has all kinds of trouble leaving

Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas

Super Reviewer

Fairly standard quality western. If you're a fan of the genre you'll enjoy this, if you're not, you won't.

Graham Willis
Graham Willis

Super Reviewer

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