Westbound
Westbound (1959)

A fast-paced western with a romantic twist, this was one of the last films pairing director Budd Boetticher and popular cowboy hero Randolph Scott before Scott's retirement. John Hayes (Scott) left the Civil War behind him when he took… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 25, 1959
DVD Release Date: March 23, 2009
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Westbound feels slightly different from the other entries, probably due to the absence of producer Harry Joe Brown and screenwriter Burt Kennedy, but it still has some extraordinary passages.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Underrated Western with sly commentary.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The programmer is saddled with a slight story, but Boetticher magically raises the film above average.

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