Bend Of The River
Bend Of The River (1952)

In this film, James Stewart stars as a former outlaw, now working as trail guide for a group of Oregon-bound farmers. He is aided in this endeavor by a far-from-reformed horse thief. Upon arriving in Portland, Stewart gets in the middle of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 6, 2003
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

It's like Stewart was pouring every negative emotion he felt over the past ten years into one moment.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

One of five masterful Westerns Anthony Mann made with James Stewart.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Against Mann's splendors, as always, lie the elusiveness of civilization, the flux of alliances, and the purgative wrestling of warriors

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the greatest Westerns ever.

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David Cornelius
DVDTalk.com

The screenplay keeps the simple tale moving at a furious clip.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
Furious! One great western. Apparently, the road to redemption involves kicking all kinds of ass.
Michael Gildea
Another great Jimmy Stewart/Anthony Mann western. Not their best work together, but definitely not worth passing up. Stewart plays the All-American Nice Guy/Bad… More
Stella Dallas
one of the greatest of the stewart/mann westerns. arthur kennedy is really great here as a slippery outlaw with a twinkle in his eye
xGary Xx
Another solid western from James Stewart and Anthony Mann that'll seem more than a little familiar to anyone who has seen Red River, but deals nicely with… More
Stephen M
The second and most visually breathtaking of the Anthony Mann/James Stewart westerns. In this one, Jimmy plays a former Missouri border raider guiding a wagon… More
Jeffrey Meyers
One of James Stewart's best westerns, and another great teaming between him and director Anthony Mann. It's fast moving, with excellent… More