Gunman's Walk (1958) - Rotten Tomatoes

Gunman's Walk1958

Gunman's Walk (1958)





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In this complex western, a rancher/former gunslinging lawman, tries to turn his two boys into model citizens. His youngest son is easy. A natural pacifist, he avoids mayhem. The older brother, unfortunately, wants to be an even more notorious gunman than his father. He seems to have no heart at all and a chilling love of killing. In the film's exciting climax, the poor father must make a difficult decision.

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Van Heflin
as Lee Hackett
Tab Hunter
as Ed Hackett
Kathryn Grant
as Clee Chouard
James Darren
as Davy Hackett
Mickey Shaughnessy
as Will Motely
Robert Simon
as Harry Brill
Robert F. Simon
as Harry Brill
Edward Platt
as Purcell Avery
Ray Teal
as Jensen Sieveg
Paul Birch
as Bob Selkirk
Chief Blue Eagle
as Black Horse
Bert Convy
as Paul Chouard
Paul Bryar
as Bartender
Everett Glass
as Rev. Arthur Stotheby
Dorothy Adams
as Mrs. Stotheby
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Critic Reviews for Gunman's Walk

All Critics (4)

A well-acted, crisply directed western...

October 31, 2019 | Full Review…

Good Western with visual style and liberal criticism of racism and the rich.

December 29, 2015 | Full Review…

For all its strife it's a gorgeous film.

August 26, 2011 | Full Review…

Energetic western that centers on the conflict between a father and his two sons.

November 6, 2004 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Gunman's Walk


what a performance by van heflin

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