Vera Cruz
Vera Cruz (1954)

In this western, American gunslingers Benjamin Trane (Gary Cooper) and Joe Erin (Burt Lancaster) travel to Mexico during the 1866 revolution. Looking for work, they'll fight for whoever offers them the largest sum of money. However,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 20, 2001
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Vera Cruz is one of the better Westerns that no one remembers . . . .

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If you like your westerns with a salsa topping, this one should be spicy enough.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's amazing that Aldrich found time to be simultaneously playful, thoughtful, and angry as well as compact and economical, cramming all this stuff into a fast-moving, action-packed 94 minutes.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Rousing western set South of Border with Cooper and Lancaster in blazing style.

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Behind Aldrich's humoristic veneer and lush eye lurks a despairing absurdist

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
There's 3 mil in gold in the offing, travelling only a coupla miles in post-American Civil War Mexico, where many ex-soldiers now ply their trade as… More
Jens S.
Western Classic and one of the movies that established Burt Lancaster's Blendax grin. Him and Cary Cooper are meeting in Mexico during the revolution,… More
Randy Tippy
Old school western that's gloriously and shamelessly politically-incorrect. Features genre giants like Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Cesar Romero, Ernest… More
jay nixon
Ordinary western about a whole lot of nothing enhanced by two legendary actors and a decent supporting cast doing what they can to breath life into it.