The Fugitive
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In this film, Henry Fonda plays a Christ-like priest in an unnamed Latin-American country where religion has been outlawed. Meanwhile, a fugitive homicidal bandit Ward Bond stumbles into the village. Bond and the beautiful Dolores del Rio conspire to help the priest escape.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"John Ford's The Fugitive is as beautiful a film as was ever lensed."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Turgid, slow moving, lacking in dramatic tension, too grating and simplistic in its obvious religious symbols, and losing its moral urgency from the novel."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"John Ford has made a moody, grim film out of Greene's novel, feature a strong performance by Henry Fonda."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"John Ford’s underrated adaptation of Catholic novelist Graham Greene's masterpiece The Power and the Glory… softens and conventionalizes Greene's difficult parable, but still packs spiritual punch."
‑ Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films Guide
"Unusual, rarely seen John Ford minor classic with Fonda."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
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