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The Scalphunters Reviews

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Brian Orndorf
September 27, 2014
Navigating the movie's period attitude is relatively easy, but finding its sense of humor takes some work.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
September 30, 2013
...a seriously misguided and hopelessly dated endeavor that's best left forgotten.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4

TV Guide
March 20, 2008
A comical western with more than a hint of social satire.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Variety Staff
March 20, 2008
Lancaster and Davis work particularly well together, ditto Savalas and Winters. There are talky periods of slow pace, but they are terminated before undue damage has been done.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 7, 2006
... never funny enough or Western enough or politically incisive enough to impress.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
An amiable enough liberal comedy Western, with colour-coded cultural conflict worked through an ironic circular plot.
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Renata Adler
New York Times
May 21, 2005
While the individual incidents are familiar, they are played with gusto by Lancaster and Davis.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Some movies are masterpieces, and most movies are not, and sometimes you get a movie that can best be described as 'interesting.' By that I mean it falls short of excellence but nevertheless has something that makes it worth seeing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 24, 2003
Working on several levels, the film is entertaining as an outdoor adventure, a study in character and a movie with an explicit, but never heavy-handed, message.
Emanuel Levy
June 12, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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