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Violence à Jericho (1967)

Violence à Jericho (1967)





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Un tyran règne sur une petite localité.
Action & Adventure , Classics , Western
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Dean Martin
as Alex Flood
Jean Simmons
as Molly Lang
John McIntire
as Ben Hickman
Slim Pickens
as Yarbrough
Brad Weston
as Torrey
John Napier
as McGivern
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Critic Reviews for Violence à Jericho

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

This ugly routine Western is advertised as the kind of old-fashioned one they used to make.

Full Review… | November 14, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Violent Dean Martin western is so-so.

December 23, 2006
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Audience Reviews for Violence à Jericho


Finally a tale in which the lovable rascal, Dean Martin, finally crosses over and is corrupted by power. A-typical casting makes this bit of the evolution of the Hollywood western worth watching.

Christopher Bergan
Christopher Bergan

[color=white][img][/img][/color] [font=Times New Roman][size=3][color=white]Dolan is traveling the countryside in a stage coach when one of his friends is badly wounded. He stops in the town of Jericho in hopes of nursing his friend back to health; however, shortly after arriving he encounters a gang leader named Alex Flood. Flood runs the city and claims to own 51% of everything in town. When Dolan sees the way Flood treats the town’s people, he decides to take matters in his own hands.[/color][/size][/font] [font=Times New Roman][size=3][color=white]“Been a widow very long?”[/color][/size][/font] [font=Times New Roman][size=3][color=white]“Not long enough to let it bother me.”[/color][/size][/font] [size=3][font=Times New Roman][color=white]Arnold Laven, director of Geronimo, Vice Squad, and The Rack, delivers Rough Night in Jericho. The storyline for this picture is pretty good. There is nothing overly original in this film; however, the character development was wonderfully delivered. The cast delivered brilliant performances and included Dean Martin, George Peppard, and Jean Simmons. [/color][/font][/size] [size=3][/size] [font=Times New Roman][size=3][color=white]“If you can’t handle whiskey, you shouldn’t drink it.”[/color][/size][/font] [font=Times New Roman][size=3][color=white]“Who put who in bed last night?”[/color][/size][/font] [font=Times New Roman][size=3][color=white]Rough Night in Jericho is currently playing on the Encore Western channel. I have not watched many Dean Martin films, so I decided to give this film a shot. Dean Martin was outstanding in this picture. He portrayed the villain, Alex Flood, to perfection. The villain kept the film interesting, while at times the main character, Dolan, was a bit bland. Overall, this was a worthwhile movie.[/color][/size][/font] [font=Times New Roman][size=3][color=white]“A man who starts choking a woman is looking to go to hell in a hurry. All I did was oblige him.”[/color][/size][/font] [font=Times New Roman][size=3][color=white]Grade: B[/color][/size][/font]

Kevin Robbins
Kevin Robbins

Great action with standard plot. Dino as the villain. Martin great as always with Jean Simmons and George Peppard supporting. No Oscar winner but I can think of worse ways to spend an hour and a half.

richard white
richard white

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