Rancho Deluxe
Rancho Deluxe (1975)

In Frank Perry's curious, off-center comedy Western, Jeff Bridges and Sam Waterston play Jack McKee and Cecil Carlson, a couple of cattle rustlers whose special target is taciturn rancher John Brown (Clifton James). Both men are… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 19, 2000
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69%
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

The humor is too throwaway when it isn't laid on with a trowel.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

There's nothing so hapless as a movie made in the wrong style, especially when the director doggedly insists on that style to the bitter end.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

An underrated anti-western about modern-day cattle rustlers.

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Time Out

In keeping with the audience it is aimed at, the film is self-consciously cynical and insolent, and at the same time fundamentally romantic and seeking to be liked. The combination works surprisingly well, thanks to good ensemble acting.

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Don Druker
Chicago Reader

Surprise: Frank Perry kept his wits about him long enough to make this mildly watchable 1974 film about the modern west.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A funny movie set in contemporary Montana that is rich in oddball characters and a light satirical touch

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Richard Eder
New York Times

It is so cool it is barely alive.

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Richard T. Jameson
Parallax View

I have to be on the side of any film in which Harry Dean Stanton is ordered to "Hoover the Navajos"-i.e., vacuum-clean the Indian rugs.

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Rambling but entertaining flick.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Adam Mahler
Elizabeth Ashley, Harry Dean Stanton and Richard Bright...and the scene where Bridges and Stanton are talking over Pong
Eric Broome
"Rancho Deluxe" is the epitome of a "sleeper," in both the good and bad senses of the word. Let's face it -- this film is dull.… More
Stephen Earnest
Watching "Rancho Deluxe" is an experience that no one should have to endure. The film is unbearable and painful and awful in almost every cinematic… More