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How the West Was Won Reviews

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November 20, 2017
In all the gargantuousness, however there are redeemable moments, especially in Ford's oddly scaled Civil War episode.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 20, 2017
It really is true to say they don't make them like this any more.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 10, 2008
Delivered big with breathtaking location work and an all-star cast...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 10, 2008
A story as big, as brash, and as exciting as the west itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 8, 2008
There is no denying the spectacle, the adventure, and the romance in How the West Was Won.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
September 4, 2008
People have always been, and always will be, impressed with big movies; this Western was one of the very biggest.
August 26, 2008
It would be hard to imagine a subject which lends itself more strikingly to the wide-screen process than this yarn of the pioneers who opened the American West.
March 2, 2008
Immense, sprawling western epic loaded with great stars, acting, music, direction.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
February 28, 2008
Though boasting the innovative technology of Cinerama, this anthology of the Old West is too long, often tedius, and only occasionally pleasurable.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
February 9, 2006
The main problem remains the impossibility of subjecting a film that is fundamentally about landscape and history to the demands of such a coarse dramatic form.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 14, 2005
Watching it at home without the three-strip Cinerama process takes most of the sparkle out of the film.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Top Critic
May 9, 2005
It should be called "How the West Was Done-to Death."
August 3, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
April 16, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 10, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
October 31, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
March 5, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
February 4, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 24, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
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