Lawman
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In Lawman, Burt Lancaster is Jered Maddox, a dedicated marshal with an inflexible adherence to upholding the law at all costs. Riding into a nearby town to pick up a group of local carousers who, during a drunken spree, killed an old man, Maddox meets up with Vincent Bronson (Lee J. Cobb). Bronson is the local town boss, and Maddox discovers that the men he is looking for work for him. Unlike most western heavies, Maddox, although he is powerful and unscrupulous, abhors violence. But violence is something Maddox cultivates. A major confrontation between the reluctant Bronson and the… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

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"... wannabe thoughtful Western."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Slow but sure oater with stoic Lancaster."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"If you're a fan of westerns or you simply enjoy your action movies presented with some deeper concepts than "kill 'em all," this forgotten little flick is worth a look."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
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