The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
Paul Newman plays the title role in John Huston's surreal, revisionist western as the infamous Texas hanging judge. Upon arriving in the tiny West Texas town of Vinegaroon, Roy Bean draws a moustache on a wanted poster of himself, marches into a saloon, and declares his presence. He is immediately robbed, beaten within an inch of his life, tied to a horse and dragged out into the prairie, then left to die. Rescued by a young Mexican girl, Maria Elena (Victoria Principal), Roy Bean heads back into town and murders everyone in the local saloon, declaring that he'll kill anyone of the… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

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"Milius' screenplay is acridly flavorful, Huston gives it a mellow reading"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Newman and bear: Good. Movie: Bad. It's a toss up, but I vote for hanging."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, StaciWilson.com
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