The Undefeated
The Undefeated (1969)

This routine western finds Union Colonel John Henry Thomas (John Wayne) and company attacking Confederate soldiers lead by Colonel James Langdon (Rock Hudson). After a crushing defeat, Langdon torches his plantation rather than have it fall… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1969
DVD Release Date: May 20, 2003
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

While the action is decent, the plot is just a little too strained, the dialogue too wooden, and Hudson overmatched in this John Wayne vehicle.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Theme of reconciliation between North and South is well-realized.

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Steve Crum

John Wayne/Rock Hudson Civil War western has some good moments.

Emanuel Levy

Full of cliches, this tired Western is one of Wayne's weakest films, made in the same year he appeared in the Oscar-winning True Grit.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
A bit of benign escapism released in the United States at a time when the country was embroiled in divisive anti-war demonstrations and a tumultuous civil… More
Jeffrey Meyers
An enjoyable Western with a unique premise. If you're seeing it for The Duke, you won't be disappointed, and prepare to be surprised by Rock Hudson.
Conner Rainwater
Not perfect, but it's a really decent and enjoyable movie. You're seeing it for The Duke most likely, therefore you should know exactly what… More
Barry Lappin
Dean McKenna
Well performed by John Wayne and Rock Hudson in this western aftermath of the Civil War. Featuring an excellent supporting cast and tremendous scenes of… More