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1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna (Joan Crawford) owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid (Scott Brady) and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar (Sterling Hayden), a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small (Mercedes McCambridge), Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon -- even without proof of her wrongdoing.

Cast: Joan Crawford , Sterling Hayden , Mercedes McCambridge , Scott Brady , Ward Bond , Ben Cooper , Ernest Borgnine , John Carradine

Director: Nicholas Ray

Genres: Western

Distributor: Republic Pictures

Johnny Guitar (1954)

Release Date: May 27th, 1954|1 hr. 50 min.

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  • October 09, 2013 poneprone
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    this movie is purposely subversive; an unmistakable political statement on its time. on either side of the camera, everyone involved was a movie veteran who knew jut what they were involved with, and played their roles to the hilt. weird, and twisted it is, but outstanding in all ways.

  • December 04, 2008 jimthegypsy
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    This has to be the dumbest western I have ever seen, and the acting was even worse.

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