The River's Edge
The River's Edge (1957)

After lifting a cool million from a U.S. bank, a crook is anxious to sneak across the border into Mexico, but to do so he must hire an experienced wilderness guide. When things don't go as planned, the crook forces the guide and his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 31, 1957
DVD Release Date: July 11, 2006
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

The director, Allan Dwan, fills the sunbaked landscape with an acrid haze of moods and a suffocating tangle of emotions, which he conjures with sharp, stark images of stifled frenzy.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Milland's caustic performance, one of his better ones, keeps things at a boil until the bitter end.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Not-so-great thriller - but with a creative use of color and staging from director Dwan.

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Stella Dallas
western noir from allan dwan. love the colors!
jay nixon
Not a western but a well shot and performed drama set in the West. The story is rather ordinary but benefits from the role reversal of Milland, usually the hero… More