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Ride the High Country

  NR HD Closed Captioning

Sam Peckinpah

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Plot Summary

From acclaimed action director Sam Peckinpah ("Straw Dogs") comes this tense explosive drama about two aging gunslingers who sign on to transport gold from a remote mining town. Starring screen legends Randolph Scott ("The Last of the Mohicans") and Joel McCrea ("The Virginian"). Co-starring Emmy-winner Mariette Hartley ("Peyton Place"). Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 14
  • Fresh: 13
  • Rotten: 1
  • Average Rating: 8.2/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Symbols of a waning era who eventually clash over right and wrong, Messrs. McCrea and Scott mesh perfectly, with the latter getting the drollest lines -- and there are plenty. – Bosley Crowther, New York Times, Jul 16, 2008

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Customer Reviews

Peckinpah classic

One of my favorite films. Thanks Apple for making this available.

Ride The Country

If you don't like this film then you don't
Like Westerns. Great,Great,Great!!!

Ride the High Country

Very simply, I loved this film. Class A western!

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Ride the High Country
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  • $17.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 1962

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