Decision at Sundown (1957) - Rotten Tomatoes

Decision at Sundown (1957)





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In this film, Randolph Scott plays a flint-eyed gunman who rides into a sleepy town to drive out local tough guy John Carroll by sundown. Scott is motivated by revenge; years earlier, Carroll had stolen Scott's wife. The woman subsequently killed herself, leaving both men feeling responsible for her death.


Randolph Scott
as Bart Allison
John Carroll
as Tate Kimbrough
Karen Steele
as Lucy Summerton
Valerie French
as Ruby James
John Archer
as Dr. Storrow
Andrew Duggan
as Sheriff Swede Hansen
John Litel
as Charles Summerton
Ray Teal
as Morley Chase
H.M. Wynant
as Spanish
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Critic Reviews for Decision at Sundown

All Critics (4)

Less than 80 minutes but dozens of characterization brushstrokes

June 7, 2015 | Full Review…

Remarkable look at dictatorship, revolt and non-violence in a Western town.

February 1, 2012 | Full Review…

It works well enough to get you riled up.

November 6, 2008 | Full Review…

Solid Randolph Scott and Budd Boetticher revenge Western.

February 2, 2005 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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