The Chase
The Chase (1966)

Arthur Penn directed this atmospheric melodrama with a stellar pedigree (scripted by Lillian Hellman and based upon a play by Horton Foote) and a checkered production history. Penn later disowned the film, complaining that producer Sam… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 17, 1966
DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A Texas-style Peyton Place that's possibly more absurd.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

ripping little drama

Emanuel Levy

Preceding Bonnie and Clyde by a year, Arthur Penn's small-town drama, flaunting a top-notch cast (Brando, Redford, Jane Fonda) is a quintessential movie pointing to the thematic and tonal direction Hollywood would take in the late 1960s.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Great stars, great director, muddled message melodrama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
goes nowhere, slowly
Conner Rainwater
I really like this movie, an early neo-western and Marlon Brando being a cool sheriff. I think it tends to throw off people due to the ensemble factor,… More
Kevin M. Williams
An under-appreciated work that takes a hard look at society (and is not happy with what it sees) as we visit a small Southern town as it reacts to the news of a… More
xGary Xx
This sprawling thriller cum soap opera doen't quite live up to it's almost overpopulated star cast, but Brando and Redford are always supremely… More
Aj V
This is probably my favourite movie that takes place in a small Texan town. This movie has an all-star cast, and a good story. I highly recommend it,… More
jay nixon
lurid, over the top, some scenery chewing actors but compulsively watchable