The Train Robbers
The Train Robbers (1973)

Director Burt Kennedy lends a gentle giddyap to this soft-hearted John Wayne western. The plot concerns Lane (Wayne) and an assortment of old-time buddies -- including Jesse (Ben Johnson) and Grady (Rod Taylor) -- to help Mrs. Lilly Lowe… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 7, 1973
DVD Release Date: May 3, 2005
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

One of John Wayne's last films (he died in 1979) is also one of his weakest, a tired and tiresome Western for which he is way too old.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

How can the author of this piece of shit be the same guy who wrote Seven Men From Now and Comanche Station?

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Dennis Schwartz
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This easy to take Western was hard for me to take.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
There's a plot here, a story, but this film, filled with shots of Wayne and his band riding (riding left, riding right, up hills, crossing rivers, riding,… More
Conner Rainwater
Very formulatic and average in terms of plot, but it doesn't really matter when John Wayne's in it. This is actually a very fun movie and extremely… More
Dean McKenna
This is a rollicking caper from writer/director Burt Kennedy, a specialist in Westerns with a comic touch. Here he sets a mood of amiable adventure among… More