The Defiant Ones (1985) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Defiant Ones (1985)





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In this faithful remake of the Stanley Kramer classic buddy film, two members of a chain gang, one black and the other white, escape. They are chained together. At first they hate each other, but as time passes they begin to develop a grudging friendship.


Robert Urich
as Johnny 'Joker' Johnson
Carl Weathers
as Cullen Monroe
Ed Lauter
as Sheriff Leroy Doyle
Barry Corbin
as Floyd Carpenter
Ebbe Roe Smith
as Deputy Miller
Wil Wheaton
as Clyde, son of Pauline
Richard Fullerton
as First Guard
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All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

Robert Lovenheim's production is professional; the country looks suitably harsh, and the actors work gamely at their hill-country accents.

December 15, 2017 | Full Review…

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