Chisum
Chisum (1970)

John Wayne toplines this biography of the cattle owner John Simpson Chisum, a controversial figure who was the most powerful man in New Mexico during the Wild West era. A founder and prominent citizen in the town of Lincoln, Chisum is slow… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: June 3, 2003
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
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Like other Wayne movies, there's complete identification between reel and real life: Chisum is described as "fat wealthy, tough, trusting, stubborn, generous, and sentimental."

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A stylish big-budget rousing range war Western that is a gimmicky mix of myth and hokum.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Solid if unspectacular Wayne outing.

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Dean McKenna
The best of the John Wayne westerns directed by Andrew V. McLagden, this sprawling epic centers around the revenge sought by Billy the Kid after his mentor is… More
xGary Xx
A pretty bog standard outing for the duke. It ticks all the relevant horse opera boxes, but lacks the inspiration of his collaborations with John Ford.