Ride in the Whirlwind
Ride in the Whirlwind (1965)

Three cowboys who have just completed a grueling cattle drive are mistaken as members of a robbery gang by a posse hot on their trail. Written by and starring Jack Nicholson.

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Rated: G
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Release Date: October 31, 2000
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Noel Murray
The Dissolve

There's a pervasive feeling of hopelessness to Ride In The Whirlwind that points the way to later gloomy counterculture favorites like Bonnie And Clyde.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

While following Western genre custom with strong chase scenes as expected, what leaves an unforgettable impression is showing how frontier monotony was really such a drag.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

A portrait of life in all its ' dirty, rotten, gallin' ' unfairness and uncertainty.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Overrated moody western starring Nicholson

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

An astringent naturalism forever on the verge of the hallucinatory

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Young Jack Nicholson shines in this tense western potboiler.

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Eric Broome
After enjoying "The Shooting," I was disappointed with "Ride in the Whirlwind." The films share a director, some cast members, a Western… More