Day of the Outlaw (1959) - Rotten Tomatoes

Day of the Outlaw (1959)




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A band of renegade soldiers take over a mountainside and plan to rape, murder and pillage in a nearby town. One soldier plans to save the townsfolk by leading his crooked commander and company into a mountain pass ambush.

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Robert Ryan
as Blaise Starrett
Burl Ives
as Jack Bruhn
Tina Louise
as Helen Crane
Alan Marshal
as Hal Crane
Jack Woody
as Shorty
Dabbs Greer
as Doc Langer
George Ross
as Clagett
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Critic Reviews for Day of the Outlaw

All Critics (5)

Harlan, best known for working with Howard Hawks and his work on To Kill a Mockingbird, magnificently captures what may very well be one of the best scenes from the 1950s.

September 5, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/4.0 | Full Review…

André de Toth's black-and-white winter Western Day of the Outlaw is a flat-out masterpiece, filled with nuance and visual splendor.

August 30, 2019 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

... ne of the toughest, most tension-filled pictures from Andre de Toth, a studio filmmaker who could be counted on to bring a savage edge to his assignments.

June 20, 2015 | Full Review…

Tragic Western with remarkable Winter landscapes and powerful lessons about non-violence.

January 1, 2011 | Full Review…

It's a beaut.

March 25, 2004 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Day of the Outlaw

magnificent western! especially the last half hour. guess i'm in the mood for these snow bound landscapes lately. pity those poor horses. robert ryan gets a chance to really shine here. burl ives is terrific as the outlaws' leader

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