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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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

Howard Hawks' instructions to Dean Martin who showed up in an almost comical cowboy outfit on the first day of shooting, were not to play a cowboy, but just play a drunk.


Quotes

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


Goofs

The windows in the buildings are made of pane glass, not wave glass which was cheaper and was what would be used in towns in the West at the time.

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Genres

Action | Drama | Western

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