The Furies
The Furies (1950)

Barbara Stanwyck and Walter Huston give standout performances in this dark, psychological western, which Martin Scorsese has compared to the work of Dostoevsky. T.C. Jeffords (Huston) is a cunning and highly successful ranch owner who has… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 24, 2008
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A decisive building block for the Stewart westerns, but with an Athena-like force of its own

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Mann raises the bar for westerns, making them more adult and dramatic.

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Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

At its core, The Furies is a passionate stand off between a father and a daughter, played by a rip-snorting Walter Huston (in his last role on screen) and a primal Barbara Stanwyck.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Of [Mann's] various transitional films, none is more consistently fascinating or misunderstood than the masterpiece The Furies.

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Bob Stinson
Western Noir Epic Melodrama. (NOT a Buddy Movie, NOT a Musical.) A transitional and somewhat uneven work for Mann. Worth a look for many reasons - including… More
Ken Stachnik
Stanwyck delivers my 2nd favorite "office supply goes into somebody's face" moment of 2008.
jay nixon
Robust western with greek tragedy overtones. Stanwyck is great as always matched by Huston and Anderson.
Michael Gildea
This was such an amazing movie. Barbara Stanwyck was her usual amazing self and Walter Huston was as entertaining as ever--not to mention their obvious… More
Stella Dallas
a great overlooked western from anthony mann. walter huston is always a joy to watch and in his last film he plays the boss of the furies, a man so powerful he… More
cody franklin
This film is just a treat. Walter Huston is a bat shit crazy rancher living it up in the twilight of his life. Stanwyck is his bat shit crazy daughter who wants… More