Home from the Hill
Home from the Hill (1960)

Captain Hunnicutt is a wealthy but philandering resident of a small Texas town. He has sired two sons, Theron with his wife and Rafe out of wedlock. When Theron falls in love and impregnates his girlfriend, he can't bring himself to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 23, 2007
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Paul Brenner

Minnelli pulls back the stinky underbelly of this Texan-hell family in all his scope splendor

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David Nusair
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...just entertaining enough to warrant a mild recommendation.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Powerful look at male roles, showing innovative approaches to story telling.

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Emanuel Levy

Along with Some Came Running, it ranks as Minnelli's finest family melodrama, lurid and flamboyant yet also deeply emotional and incisive in its critique of the patriarchal order; Robert Mitchum as the patriarch is superb.

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Diana Saenger

A great drama enhanced by the terrific performances of Robert Mitchum, George Hamilton, George Peppard and Eleanor Parker.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
A trifle overlong but involving film firmly guided by Minnelli, one of his best non musical films. Always a master of effective use of Technicolor that trait… More
Stella Dallas
a touch too much of the 50s hollywood epic for my taste but highly watchable. a big macho melodrama in which mitchum of course rules and george peppard is… More
Walter M.
"Home from the Hill" starts with Rafe(George Peppard) saving the life of his boss, Captain Wade Hunnicutt(Robert Mitchum), when he is shot by a… More