The Tin Star
The Tin Star (1957)

Taciturn marshal-turned-bounty hunter Henry Fonda rides into a small town where greenhorn deputy Anthony Perkins is sole representative of the law. Sensing that the boy could use some seasoning, Fonda makes it his mission to teach Perkins… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1957
DVD Release Date: May 11, 2004
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Perkins in an audition for his Psycho role.

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Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

An understated, terrific western

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The Tin Star never feels as if it's unfolding naturally.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Sigur
Great western with another amazing performance from Henry Fonda. I am also getting to understand that Anthony Perkins was more than just the Norman Bates guy.… More
Anthony Valletta
Great offbeat western.
Lanning : )
Fonda and Perkins work off of one another surprisingly well. Fonda is clearly the more comfortable western actor, but it actually works that Perkins seems out… More
cody franklin
Great flix. Fonda as a Bounty Hunter and Perkins as a tenderfoot sheriff, and Fonda teaches Perkins how to be a smart,tough, and expirenced sheriff/gunfighter.… More
xGary Xx
Talky soul-searching western that works because of the chemistry of it's two stars, a grizzled Henry Fonda , and a distinctly non-Psycho-tic Anthony… More