Ride the Pink Horse
Ride the Pink Horse (1947)

This unusual crime melodrama directed by and starring Robert Montgomery is the story of friendship and revenge. Blackie Gagin,(Robert Montgomery) arrives in a small New Mexico town during fiesta time looking for crime-boss Frank Hugo (Fred… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 16, 2015
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Eric Melin
Scene-Stealers.com

It shows Montgomery still taking chances, retaining some seriously robust cinematic flair, courtesy director of photography Russell Metty. There are lots of long, fluid takes and a very heavy atmosphere throughout.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

An under-seen but highly-recommended film.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Stylishly presented complex psychological melodrama.

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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

The film is both tough and touching, with crackling dialogue (scripted by the great Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer) and stylized scenes...

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

If a director's job is to come up with creative ways to convey who characters are and the deeper meaning of their circumstances, Montgomery earns a gold star.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The plot isn't the attraction here; instead, it's the intriguing relationships between the characters, the black-and-white camerawork by the great Russell Metty (Touch of Evil, Spartacus), and the scintillating performances by all concerned.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Skillfully crafted crime-noir, well directed by Robert Montogmery and well acted by the entire cast, especially Thomas Gomez in an Oscar-nominated performance.

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Stella Dallas
the actor robert montgomery both directs and stars in this noir set in the new mexican desert. haunting images, mysterious characters, hard-boiled dialogue, yet… More