Baby, the Rain Must Fall
Baby, the Rain Must Fall (1965)

Adapted by Horton Foote from his own play +The Travelling Lady, Baby the Rain Must Fall stars Steve McQueen as a troube-prone country singer and Lee Remick as his estranged wife. Released on parole after serving time for knifing a man,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 16, 2004
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Foote's metaphors and psychological insights are so clearly delineated that there's little room for spontaneity, though the actors do what they can with the space they're given.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Moving drama about a troubled man.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

This quiet rural melodrama, based on Horton Foote's stage play, features strong peformances from Steve McQueen, Don Murray and especially Lee Remick, but it is too understated and lacks narrative drive.

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Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Atmospheric Mulligan production with effective McQueen and Remick.

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Apeneck Fletcher
A bit of cinema verite, American style, in this bit of a psych study on a orphan boy singer dreaming of fame and the woman who loves him. Its understated,… More
Mike T.
There's plenty of potential beauty and pain in this story, but Horton Foote's screenplay doesn't bring it all out. The basis of the character… More
jay nixon
Beautiful performances from Steve McQueen and especially Lee Remick highlight this rather sad rambling film of the type Hollywood doesn't make anymore. A… More
Walter M.
Aided by crisp black and white cinematography, "Baby the Rain Must Fall" starts with Georgette(Lee Remick) traveling to Columbus, Tx on a Trailways… More