The Violent Men (1955) - Rotten Tomatoes

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The Violent Men (1955)





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This western follows the struggle of peace-loving rancher John Parrish as he tries to prevent being driven off of his land by wealthy crippled landowner Lew Wilkinson. However, when one of Parrish's men dies at the hands of one of Wilkinson's thugs, Parrish puts aside his pacifism.

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Glenn Ford
as John Parrish
Barbara Stanwyck
as Martha Wilkison
Edward G. Robinson
as Lee Wilkison
Dianne Foster
as Judith Wilkison
Brian Keith
as Cole Wilkison
May Wynn
as Caroline Vail
Warner Anderson
as Jim McCloud
Basil Ruysdael
as Tex Hinkleman
Richard Jaeckel
as Wade Matlock
Jack Kelly
as DeRosa
Willis Bouchey
as Sheriff Martin Kenner
Peter Hanson
as George Menefee
James Anderson
as Hank Purdue
William Phipps
as Bud Hinkleman
Edmund Cobb
as Anchor Rider
Raymond Greenleaf
as Dr. Henry Crowell
John Halloran
as 2nd Farmer
Walter Beaver
as Hinkleman's Son
Robert Bice
as Tony, Parrish Ranch Hand
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Critic Reviews for The Violent Men

All Critics (2)

Robinson, Ford, Stanwyck and Keith know how to act.

June 17, 2006 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Violent Men

It's a very typical Western, that of a greedy and rich ranch owner (E.G. Robinson?!?) trying to force out all the fence building little guys. The twist is that his wife (Babs Stanwyck, naturally) is really behind all the devious machinations. Glenn Ford is simply the John Wyck of this film, the little guy who's dog they killed, little knowing what hell would come next. It'll do.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

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Lurid way over the top western with Barbara oozing malevolence.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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