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Critic Reviews for Firecreek
A mediocre Western, elevated by the star power of Henry Fonda (as the villain) and Jimmy Stewart
Audience Reviews for Firecreek
Henry Fonda broke from tradition and portrayed two villains in 1968. One was Once Upon A Time In The West; This was the other.
Good friends Stewart and Fonda play adversaries, but each are at the same time conflicted over their values. Sort of a reexploration of High Noon where an entire town refuses to stand up to a gang of bad guys. Not a lot of action but the leads rescue this from being awful.
Gritty western with a melancholy tone. Stewart and Fonda do good work as adversaries although Henry is a conflicted villain. He has some good scenes with Inger Stevens that humanize his character. Inger imparts a real sense of muted sorrow to her part but also a core of strength, a very subtle actress.
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