The Law and Jake Wade (1958) - Rotten Tomatoes

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The Law and Jake Wade (1958)





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John Sturges' western stars Robert Taylor as Jake Wade, a lawman whose criminal past returns to haunt him when his former gang boss (Richard Widmark) cons Wade into helping search for a buried treasure.

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Robert Taylor
as Jake Wade
Richard Widmark
as Clint Hollister
Patricia Owens
as Peggy Carter
Burt Douglas
as Lieutenant
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Critic Reviews for The Law and Jake Wade

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The character dynamics are as important as the action set-pieces.

October 6, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Law and Jake Wade

Solid western benefits from beautiful location photography and a strong cast. Taylor is looser than usual and his weathered appearance suits his character's back story. The best performance unsurprisingly comes from the great Richard Widmark, true his part is nothing he hasn't done before but he was always so adept and enjoyable in his villianry it's a pleasure to watch.

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