The Barbarian and the Geisha
The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)

John Wayne's only collaboration with director John Huston turned out to be a major career misstep for both men. Barbarian and the Geisha is the true story of Townsend Harris (Wayne), who in 1856 was appointed the first American consul… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: September 30, 1958
DVD Release Date: January 28, 1988
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Emanuel Levy

One of John Wayne's worst and most embarrassing films, in which he is totally miscast and misdirected by Johnn Huston.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Never seems fluid.

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Chad Roesti
The only John Wayne show I didn't think was great.