Meeks Cutoff

  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

The thirsty settlers in Meek’s Cutoff take a long walk to nowhere, and so will any viewer with the constitution to stay awake through director Kelly Reichardt’s plodding, punishingly deliberate meditation on decisions and the weight of their consequences. Sure, some may argue that Reichardt has something to say about group dynamics, the role of women...read more

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Meek's Cutoff - Trailer 1
02:26 — Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions.
Meek's Cutoff - Trailer
01:46 — The year is 1845, the earliest days of the Oregon Trail, and a wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over th (more…)
Meek's Cutoff - Official Trailer
02:26 — The year is 1845, the earliest days of the Oregon Trail, and a wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over th (more…)

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  • Released: 2000
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: The thirsty settlers in Meek’s Cutoff take a long walk to nowhere, and so will any viewer with the constitution to stay awake through director Kelly Reichardt’s plodding, punishingly deliberate meditation on decisions and the weight of their consequences.… (more)