They Died With Their Boots On
They Died With Their Boots On (1941)

Though history is distorted almost beyond recognition in Warner Bros.' They Died With Their Boots On, audiences in 1941 ate it up like cotton candy. In the gospel according to Warners, General George Armstrong Custer (Errol Flynn) is… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: April 19, 2005
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A rousing Western.

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Endures as one of the finest Flynn-de Havilland collaborations.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Powerful, if heavily fictionalized, Western, with dynamic direction by Raoul Walsh.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Glorified Custer, sure, but Flynn is spectacular.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

suffers from being too long and meandering too much into the minutiae of Custer's love life

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Well-made, but specious.


Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
History (as specious as that is) records that U.S. President Ullysses S.Grant publically disparaged the tactics of George Armstrong Custer after the Little Big… More
jay nixon
Historical hogwash, Errol is dashing and Olivia looks lovely but that's not enough for the overlong running time
Ken Stachnik
Really interesting film based (loosely) on the life of George Armstrong Custer. It's certainly guilty of a little hero worship, but a whole lot of fun.… More