The Pride and the Passion
The Pride and the Passion (1957)

Set in Spain during the early 1800s, this actioner is set during the Spanish struggle to repel French invaders and centers upon a Spanish guerrilla who teams up with a British naval commander to sneak an enormous and badly needed cannon… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1957
DVD Release Date: May 7, 2002
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Top credit must go to the production.

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The script, adapted from Forester's novel, is as thick and ridiculous as the casting.

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Tom Milne
Time Out

If you can believe in Sinatra as an 1810 vintage Spanish guerrilla, you can believe anything, but it's still a slog through a platitudinous script.

Kurt Dahlke
Apollo Guide

As a war movie or a romance, The Pride and the Passion fizzles.

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TV Guide

The whole thing is a miscast mess.

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Flixster Audience Score: 24% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Direct from the What Were They Thinking files comes this bloated pageant of staggeringly foolish proportions. All about getting a cannon through battles and… More
Aj V
This movie has great actors, but disappoints story wise. It's really very boring and I hated the ending. I only saw it for the stars, and that seems to… More
Marcus Woolcott
It's like a three-legged horse: it'll never win anything, but it's still got charm.