The Searchers

  • 1956
  • 1 HR 59 MIN
  • NR
  • Western

"What makes a man to wander?/What makes a man to roam?/What makes a man leave bed and board and turn his back on home?/Ride away, ride away, ride away." This sad and beautiful song accompanies the opening credits of what may be the finest and most ambitious film from director John Ford, America's premier poet of the Western. Part of what makes this classic...read more

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The Searchers
00:36 — Ford's classic tale of a Civil War veteran in search of his niece who was kidnapped by Indians. An all-time great western!
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02:46 — Ford's classic tale of a Civil War veteran in search of his niece who was kidnapped by Indians. An all-time great western!
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