Alamo Bay (1985) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Alamo Bay (1985)





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The competition of recently arrived Vietnamese refugee fisherman upsets the local fishermen in this tale of racism. When a local man hires several of the Vietnamese, a town meeting is held and it erupts in violence. The arrival of the KKK does nothing but aggravate an already tense situation.

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Ed Harris
as Shang
Rudy Young
as Skinner
Bill Thurman
as Sheriff
Khoa Van Le
as Father Ky
Buddy Killen
as Rev. Disney
Lucky Mosley
as Ab Crankshaw
Mark Hanks
as Brandon
Doris Hargrave
as Mrs. Ranney
Christopher Blum
as Quick Finance
Xuan Thi Le
as Woman Shopper
Barbara Opstad
as Woman in Bar
Norman Spells
as Fisherman
Ken West
as Fisherman
Jay Patterson
as Texas Voice
Sally Sockwell
as Texas Voice
Donna Callaway Nugent
as Rev. Disney's Wife
Laura Casterline
as Brandon's Girl Friend
Jimmie Ray Weeks
as Texas Voice
Reathel Bean
as Radio DJ
Stanley Wilson
as Texas Voice
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Critic Reviews for Alamo Bay

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

Director Louis Malle and his screenwriter, Alice Arlen, are good at the careful observation of working class American life... What gets them into trouble this time is the baffling complexity of the issues involving the fishing grounds.

October 23, 2004 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

An ornery Ed Harris and a saintly Amy Madigan star in this thudding disappointment.

May 29, 2021 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

A strong topical dramatic film that presents the complexities of everyday life for stressed-out fishermen.

October 26, 2007 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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