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Rio Bravo (1959)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Drama, Western


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A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.


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  • John Wayne and Ricky Nelson in Rio Bravo (1959)
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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Howard Hawks

Writers:

Jules Furthman (screenplay), Leigh Brackett (screenplay), B.H. McCampbell (short story)

Did You Know?

Trivia

John Wayne regarded this film as marking his transition into middle age. At 51, Wayne was starting to get overweight, and he believed he was too old to play the romantic lead any more. His last four movies since The Searchers (1956) had been unsuccessful, and he felt the only ... ...


Quotes

John T. Chance: Joe, you're under arrest.


Goofs

The first line is Chance saying: "Joe, you're under arrest." However, he clearly begins talking before his voice is heard. He appears to say: "Come on Joe, you're under arrest", but those first two words have been silenced.

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Genres

Action | Drama | Western

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