The Long Riders Reviews

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October 7, 2011
Hill is very much in the American grain, the inheritor of the Ford-Hawks-Walsh tradition of artful, understated action film making.
February 5, 2008
Walter Hill's first outright failure.
February 5, 2008
What's ultimately missing is a definable point of view which would tie together the myriad events on display and fill in the blanks which Hill has imposed on the action by sapping it of emotional or historical meaning.
February 9, 2006
A beautiful, laconic and unsentimental film.
October 3, 2017
Kino Lorber's Blu-ray of Walter Hill's 1980 western exceptionally preserves the hypnotic, oneiric beauty that undercuts the film's chaotic violence.
May 4, 2012
The Long Riders isn't quite sure which way it wants to ride, but the action scenes and cinematography make up for any misdirection.
July 1, 2011
Hill's lean, mean approach never had a more appealing texture than it does here...
June 29, 2011
February 14, 2010
A Western Nirvana
June 27, 2008
The casting problems aside, this is a fairly solid, but not particularly extraordinary film.
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