Blood and Sand
Blood and Sand (1922)

Juan Gallardo (Rudolph Valentino) is a shoemaker who becomes a national hero by way of his prowess as a matador in this drama. His success wins the heart of Carla (Lila Lee), who marries the charismatic bullfighter. Juan soon falls for Doņa… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 5, 1922
DVD Release Date: May 24, 2005
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The melodrama helps Valentino to nail down his Latin lover image while showing his acting chops, which some questioned.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Above average Valentino vehicle eclipsed by the 1941 remake.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

This is definitely [Valentino's] best acting job.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This movie was boring, but at least I learned that people were concerned about animal cruelty in the twenties. If you like bull-fighting and sappy romance,… More