The River's Edge
The River's Edge (1957)

A bank robber's avarice and obsessive quest for freedom lead to his downfall in this adventure-packed crime drama that was shot on location in Mexico. After lifting a cool million from a U.S. bank, the crook is anxious to sneak across… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 11, 2006
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Brody
New Yorker

The director, Allan Dwan, fills the sunbaked landscape with an acrid haze of moods and a suffocating tangle of emotions, which he conjures with sharp, stark images of stifled frenzy.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Milland's caustic performance, one of his better ones, keeps things at a boil until the bitter end.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Not-so-great thriller - but with a creative use of color and staging from director Dwan.

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Stella Dallas
western noir from allan dwan. love the colors!
jay nixon
Not a western but a well shot and performed drama set in the West. The story is rather ordinary but benefits from the role reversal of Milland, usually the hero… More