The Border
The Border (1982)

Tom Jones director Tony Richardson might seem a curious choice to direct the contemporary western The Border, but he does his best to emulate Sam Peckinpah. Jack Nicholson stars as an El Paso border guard, saddled with avaricious wife… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 11, 2004
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

If you want to see Jack Nicholson give a simple, compelling performance with absolutely no hambone antics, look no further than this underrated drama.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Assumindo características de western, o filme faz uma bela crítica às hipocrisias e futilidades do american way of life e traz uma das melhores atuações de Nicholson.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

There's nothing very memorable except for Nicholson's subdued brooding performance.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Jack Nicholson's vivid and earnest performance holds The Border together.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Nicholson as border cop is interesting casting.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Lanning : )
A truly under-appreciated Nicholson performance. One of the three or four Keitel efforts I can actually stand to watch without cursing and spitting on the… More
Christopher Brown
Great Nicholson and Keitel film that holds up to todays standards. A great morality piece and a fantastic story with great characters. I really need to see… More