Violent Saturday

1955

Violent Saturday

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80%

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Total Count: 5

69%

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In this film, three bank robbers case a small Arizona mining town prior to pulling a hold-up, and the audience gets to know the various townsfolk as they're scrutinized by the crooks. A pacifistic Amish farmer is forced to take action when his children are threatened by the criminals.

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Critic Reviews for Violent Saturday

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

  • The cast is a museum exhibit on the nigh-extinct art of scaled-in American bit acting, with the magnificent Sylvia Sidney as the daughter of a prominent family brought low, her flashing pridefulness intact, and Tommy Noonan as a peeping poltroon.

    Feb 27, 2008
  • ... Ernest Borgnine as a pacifist Amish farmer plunging a pitchfork into the back of the devil character played by Lee Marvin ....

    Apr 19, 2011 | Rating: B | Full Review…
  • Violent Saturday seems rooted in tradition, but as an exciting pulp story with a profound center, it manages to break all the rules.

    Feb 27, 2008

Audience Reviews for Violent Saturday

  • Jul 19, 2013
    pretty great, like sirk meets siegel, or peyton place with armed robbery. gorgeous wide screen technicolor too
    Stella D Super Reviewer
  • Oct 20, 2010
    Some really great colors and compositions. "Stick these in your kisser and go suck on 'em. Now go back to your mother."
    Tom S Super Reviewer
  • Oct 16, 2009
    Alright but not as good as I thought it was gonna be
    Brody M Super Reviewer

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