Day of the Outlaw (1959)





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A band of renegade soldiers take over a mountainside and plan to rape, murder and pillage in a nearby town. One soldier plans to save the townsfolk by leading his crooked commander and company into a mountain pass ambush.
Classics , Western
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Robert Ryan
as Blaise Starrett
Burl Ives
as Jack Bruhn
Tina Louise
as Helen Crane
Alan Marshal
as Hal Crane
Frank de Kova
as Denver
Paul Wexler
as Vause
Jack Woody
as Shorty
Dabbs Greer
as Doc Langer
Betsy Jones-Moreland
as Mrs. Preston
George Ross
as Clagett
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Critic Reviews for Day of the Outlaw

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Full Review… | January 25, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | March 25, 2004
Chicago Reader
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... ne of the toughest, most tension-filled pictures from Andre de Toth, a studio filmmaker who could be counted on to bring a savage edge to his assignments.

Full Review… | June 20, 2015
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Tragic Western with remarkable Winter landscapes and powerful lessons about non-violence.

Full Review… | December 31, 2010
Classic Film and Television

It's a beaut.

Full Review… | March 25, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Day of the Outlaw

magnificent western! especially the last half hour. guess i'm in the mood for these snow bound landscapes lately. pity those poor horses. robert ryan gets a chance to really shine here. burl ives is terrific as the outlaws' leader

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