The Cimarron Kid (1952) - Rotten Tomatoes

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The Cimarron Kid (1952)




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In this western, a man imprisoned for harboring the Dalton Boys finally gets paroled. Upon his release, the outlaw band tries to entangle him in another scheme, but he refuses to join them. One day the train he rides gets held up and afterward he is accused of the crime. In desperation, the man escapes and reunites with the Daltons, gets in a bloody battle, and then hides out on the ranch they commandeered. While there, he falls for the rancher's daughter. He swears to her that he will do one last job with the Daltons and then he and she will run away. Unfortunately, the gang is caught and the man returns to prison. Fortunately, his girl will wait for his release.


Audie Murphy
as Bill Doolin / The Cimarron Kid
Yvette Dugay
as Cimarron Rose Adams
Beverly Tyler
as Carrie Roberts
James Best
as Bitter Creek Dalton
John Hudson
as Dynamite Dick
Leif Erickson
as Marshal Sutton
Noah Beery Jr.
as Bob Dalton
Hugh O'Brian
as Red Buck
John Hubbard
as George Weber
Gregg Palmer
as Grat Dalton
Rand Brooks
as Emmett Dalton
William Reynolds
as Will Dalton
Roy Roberts
as Pat Roberts
David Wolfe
as Swanson
John Bromfield
as Tulsa Jack
Frank Silvera
as Stacey Marshall
Richard Garland
as Jim Moore
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Critic Reviews for The Cimarron Kid

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Neither the script nor Budd Boetticher's direction asks much of the players.

April 28, 2020 | Full Review…

Murphy who showed a decent talent for acting in the recent Red Badge of Courage is all the way back where he began in his latest performance.

April 28, 2020 | Full Review…

Better known for his psychological westerns, Budd Boetticher handles this programme filler with intelligent efficiency, drawing a thoughtful performance from Murphy, with whom he would reunite for the star's swansong, A Time for Dying.

April 28, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Briskly paced with never a dull moment.

April 28, 2020 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Brilliant scene where Murphy and friends escape through a rail yard.

February 1, 2012 | Full Review…

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