Ride The High Country

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

A much-loved revisionist Western, director Peckinpah's second feature film proved to be a bittersweet swan song for the Old West and a classy farewell to the screen for actors Scott and--for some years--McCrea. Set at the turn of the century, the film opens in the town of Hornitos, which is in the midst of a celebration. Down the crowded main street rides...read more

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(Movie Clip) That's All I Can Hope For
Beginning their journey to take a job transporting gold for a mining company, aging ex-rival lawmen Judd (Joel McCrea) and Westrum (Randolph Scott) re (more…)
Ride The High Country - Official Trailer
02:36 — Two aging gunmen from opposite sides of the law team up to guard a gold shipment.
(Movie Clip) My Daughter Elsa
Tomboy Elsa (Mariette Hartley) jumps into action when Gil (Randolph Scott), Steve (Joel McCrea) and Heck (Ron Starr) seek shelter from her dad (R.G. A (more…)
(Movie Clip) Oregon Kid
Early scene in which Steve Judd (Joel McCrea) happens to meet fellow old-gunslinger Gil Westrum (Randolph Scott) running a semi-scam, in Sam Peckinpah (more…)
(Movie Clip) Open, Phantom Of The Desert
Ironies abound in the opening to Sam Peckinpah's Western Ride The High Country, 1962, with Joel McCrea playing some comedy, the introduction of co-sta (more…)
Ride the High Country trailer
Two aging gunslingers (Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea) sign on to transport gold from a remote mining town in Ride the High Country (1962).
(Movie Clip) The Way She Smiles
Two older men in their underwear, Gil (Randolph Scott) and Steve (Joel McCrea) having not quite the same discussion about old times, in Sam Peckinpah' (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A much-loved revisionist Western, director Peckinpah's second feature film proved to be a bittersweet swan song for the Old West and a classy farewell to the screen for actors Scott and--for some years--McCrea. Set at the turn of the century, the film open… (more)

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