They Came to Cordura Poster

Release Date: 1959

DVD Release Date: July 27th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
On a mission to Mexico, U.S. Maj. Tom Thorn (Gary Cooper) is branded a coward, while several of his fellow servicemen are praised for showing bravery. Tom is asked to transport the heroes through harsh terrain so they can be honored. Also along for the journey is Adelaide Geary (Rita Hayworth), a woman charged with conspiring against the United States. But, as his fellow soldiers begin revealing their treacherous sides, Tom realizes that Adelaide is the only heroic one of the bunch.

Cast: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Richard Conte, Michael Callan, Dick York, Robert Keith

Director: Robert Rossen

Genres: Western

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation, Barbacoa, Inc.

Keywords: Rivalry, Brooding, Soldier, Tense, Emotional, Transformation