Only the Valiant
Only the Valiant (1951)

Originally conceived as a Gary Cooper western, Only the Valiant reached the screen with Gregory Peck in the lead. Peck plays Richard Lance, a strictly by-the-book Army captain. Though hated by his men, Lance is respected for his military… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 13, 1951
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2008
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Gregory Peck was a replacement for Gary Cooper, who never liked the film but nevertheless his grand performance is the main reason the film is any good.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Out of the 53 theatrical features Gregory Peck made over a 47-year span, the late, great actor always considered the worst to be Only the Valiant ... But this middling Western isn't awful so much as it's awfully indifferent.

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Bruce Bruce
I only choose to watch this because Barbara Payton was in it. This film, released in 1951, has the usual elements typical of the westerns released during the… More