Ruby Gentry

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57%

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Reviews Counted: 7

50%
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50%
Average Rating: 3.2/5

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Movie Info

This is an early-'50s effort that attempts to portray the shoulder-bumping, step-ahead world of the unmentionable American caste system. Jennifer Jones stars as Ruby Corey, who turns into Ruby Gentry, a poor-white Carolina girl who, when spurned by a social "higher-up" (Charlton Heston), decides to marry a Daddy Warbucks-type (Karl Malden) successful businessman to get even with her lost lover.

Cast

Jennifer Jones
as Ruby Gentry
Charlton Heston
as Boake Tackman
Karl Malden
as Jim Gentry
Tom Tully
as Jud Corey
Bernard Phillips
as Dr. Saul Manfred
James Anderson
as Jewel Corey
Josephine Hutchinson
as Letitia Gentry
Phyllis Avery
as Tracy McAuliffe
Herbert Heyes
as Judge Tackman
Myra Marsh
as Ma Corey
Charles Cane
as Cullen McAuliffe
Sam Flint
as Neil Fallgren
Frank Wilcox
as Clyde Pratt
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Critic Reviews for Ruby Gentry

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

Audience Reviews for Ruby Gentry

½

everyone in the film is nuts. it's a slightly smaller scale 'duel in the sun' with a bit better acting from the leads but heston is no substitute for peck's hotness

Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas

Super Reviewer

½

A great story, great actors, I thought it was a really cool movie.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

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