El Dorado

  • 1967
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

Sly, leisurely-paced western from Howard Hawks, with a script by Leigh Brackett ensuring a few laughs. EL DORADO addresses the standard Hawks themes of group loyalty and professionalism, but is also a poignant meditation on the passing of the old and the coming of the new. Wayne plays an aging, wounded gunfighter and Mitchum a drunken sheriff; with the...read more

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El Dorado - Official Trailer
01:54 — An aging gunfighter's chance meeting with an old friend, an alcoholic sheriff, convinces him to lend his hand to local farmers' ongoing battle with an (more…)
(Original Trailer)
John Wayne and Robert Mitchum take on a corrupt cattle baron in Howard Hawks' El Dorado (1967).
(Movie Clip) Big Fella
Sheriff J.P. Harrah (Robert Mitchum) checks in with his old friend Cole Thornton (John Wayne), a big laugh for saloon-keeper Maudie (Charlene Holt), e (more…)
(Movie Clip) Still Drunk
Bull (Arthur Hunnicutt), Thornton (John Wayne) and Mississippi (James Caan) observe the effects of an anti-drinking formula they've given to Sheriff J (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening Credits
Opening credits from director Howard Hawks' El Dorado (1967) starring Robert Mitchum and John Wayne.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Sly, leisurely-paced western from Howard Hawks, with a script by Leigh Brackett ensuring a few laughs. EL DORADO addresses the standard Hawks themes of group loyalty and professionalism, but is also a poignant meditation on the passing of the old and the c… (more)

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